Chapter 88. Bacterial Infections

  1. Frederick R. Appelbaum MD Member Director Professor Head5,6,
  2. Stephen J. Forman MD Director Staff Physician7,8,
  3. Robert S. Negrin MD Professor of Medicine Chief9 and
  4. Karl G. Blume MD, FACP Emeritus Professor of Medicine9,10
  1. Helen L. Leather B. Pharm, BCPS Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Clinical Associate Professor1,2 and
  2. John R. Wingard MD Director Deputy Director3,4

Published Online: 5 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303537.ch88

Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition

Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Leather, H. L. and Wingard, J. R. (2009) Bacterial Infections, in Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition (eds F. R. Appelbaum, S. J. Forman, R. S. Negrin and K. G. Blume), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303537.ch88

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

  2. 6

    Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA

  3. 7

    Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Duarte, California, USA

  4. 8

    Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California, USA

  5. 9

    Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

  6. 10

    Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    BMT/Leukemia, Shands at the University of Florida, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

  3. 3

    Price Eminent Scholar and Professor of Medicine, Florida, USA

  4. 4

    Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153485

Online ISBN: 9781444303537

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Keywords:

  • bacterial infections;
  • mechanisms of antibiotic resistance;
  • targets for various antibiotics;
  • bacterial virulence factors;
  • biology of bacterial pathogens;
  • compromised host defenses;
  • patient management of neutropenia;
  • fever following resolution of neutropenia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biology of bacterial pathogens

  • Antibiotic resistance

  • Compromised host defenses

  • Spectrum of bacterial infections

  • Treatment strategies

  • Preventive strategies

  • Adjunctive measures

  • Conclusion

  • References