Infection in the neutropenic and haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient

Authors
Citation
Jp. Donnelly, Infection in the neutropenic and haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipient, CURR OPIN I, 13(4), 2000, pp. 337-342
Citations number
33
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Review
Categorie Soggetti
Clinical Immunolgy & Infectious Disease
Journal title
CURRENT OPINION IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES
ISSN journal
0951-7375 → ACNP
Volume
13
Issue
4
Year of publication
2000
Pages
337 - 342
Database
ISI
SICI code
0951-7375(200008)13:4<337:IITNAH>2.0.ZU;2-R
Abstract
Patterns of bacterial infection have remained fairly static with Gram-posit ive bacteria predominating, although this varies between institutions and b etween patient populations, Similarly, antimicrobial resistance rates diffe r widely and reflect antibiotic use and exposure, Hence, each institution s hould devote microbiological resources to maintain surveillance and employ vigilance so that antimicrobial treatment protocols can be adapted to meet any new challenges, Most changes are being seen in the diagnosis of fungal infections, particularly aspergillosis, and the way in which it is being in corporated into treatment strategies, Curr Opin Infect Dis 13:337-342, (C) 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.