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Risk Factors of Akova et al from the EORTC for Presence of Secondary Infection in Cancer Patients with Febrile Neutropenia

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Infectious Diseases
Hematology Oncology

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Description:

Akova et al identified risk factors for secondary infections following antibiotic therapy of a primary infection during periods of myeloaplasia following chemotherapy. This can help identify patients who may develop multiple infections and who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC).

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