Chapter 14. Prevention of Infection Following Discharge After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

  1. Professor Andrew J. Cant1,
  2. Dr Angela Galloway2 and
  3. Dr Graham Jackson3
  1. H. Harvey and
  2. A. Reed

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch14

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

How to Cite

Harvey, H. and Reed, A. (2007) Prevention of Infection Following Discharge After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant, in Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (eds A. J. Cant, A. Galloway and G. Jackson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Paediatric Immunologist, Director of Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

  2. 2

    Consultant Microbiologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

  3. 3

    Consultant Haematologist, Director of Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134019

Online ISBN: 9780470988763

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Keywords:

  • antimicrobial agents;
  • immunoglobulin replacement;
  • intravenous substances;
  • immunocompromised;
  • salmonella

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Laboratory tests for munity

  • Medications

  • Home environment

  • Personal hygiene

  • Care of the central venous lines CVL

  • Diet and food preparation

  • Social contacts and leaving the home

  • Contact with animals

  • Gardening

  • Return to work, school or colleg

  • Swimming and water sports

  • Travel abroad/holidays

  • Hobbies and sports

  • Religion

  • Sex

  • Substance abuse

  • Conclusion