Chapter 6. Neutropenia

  1. Carlos Agustí3,4 and
  2. Antoni Torres3,4
  1. Maria J. Rüping1,
  2. Jörg J. Vehreschild1,
  3. Santiago Ewig2 and
  4. Oliver A. Cornely1

Published Online: 7 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714171.ch6

Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management

Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management

How to Cite

Rüping, M. J., Vehreschild, J. J., Ewig, S. and Cornely, O. A. (2009) Neutropenia, in Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management (eds C. Agustí and A. Torres), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714171.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Cap de Servei de Pneumologia i Allèrgia Respiratòria Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  2. 4

    Institut Clinic de Pneumologia ICPCT, Hospital Clinic, C/Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain

Author Information

  1. 1

    Uniklinik Köln, Klinik I für Innere Medizin, Klinisches Studienzentrum, Schwerpunkt Infektiologie II, Bachemer Strasse 86, 50931 Köln, Germany

  2. 2

    Thoraxzentrum Ruhrgebiet, Kliniken für Pneumologie und Infektiologie, Evangelisches Krankenhaus Herne und Augusta-Kranken-Anstalt, Bergstrasse 26, 44791 Bochum, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470319574

Online ISBN: 9780470714171

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Keywords:

  • neutropenia;
  • neutropenia and selective therapeutic agent risk profile;
  • neutropenic patient and clinical peculiarities;
  • pathogens and disease transmission in neutropenic patients;
  • infectious agents of pulmonary disease in neutropenic patients;
  • invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA);
  • pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP);
  • neutropenic patient management;
  • pneumonia prophylaxis in neutropenic patients;
  • bacterial pneumonia and pulmonary infiltrates in neutropenic patients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Management of the neutropenic patient

  • Specific infectious diseases

  • References