Chapter 8. Management of Febrile Neutropenia and System-specific Infections

  1. Professor Andrew J. Cant1,
  2. Dr Angela Galloway2 and
  3. Dr Graham Jackson3
  1. G. Jones,
  2. J. Clark and
  3. A. Galloway

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch8

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

How to Cite

Jones, G., Clark, J. and Galloway, A. (2007) Management of Febrile Neutropenia and System-specific Infections, in Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (eds A. J. Cant, A. Galloway and G. Jackson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch8

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:

  • febrile neutropenia;
  • empirical antimicrobial therapy;
  • vancomycin;
  • empirical antifungal therapy;
  • antibacterial agents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Management of febrile neutropenia

  • Central venous line (CVL) infections

  • Respiratory tract infections

  • Central nervous system (CNS) infections

  • Gastrointestinal infections

  • Skin and soft tissue infections

  • Urinary tract infections

  • Use of the microbiology laboratory

  • Future developments