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Prediction Rule of Klaassen et al for Identifying a Pediatric Oncology Outpatient with Fever and Neutropenia Who Is at Low Risk for a Significant Bacterial Infection

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Infectious Diseases
Hematology Oncology

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Klaassen et al developed a prediction rule for identifying a pediatric oncology outpatient with fever and neutropenia who is at low risk for a significant bacterial infection (SBI). This can help to identify a patient who may require less aggressive initial therapy. The authors are from Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, the Hospital for Sick Children, and the University of Toronto.

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