A double-blind comparison of empirical oral and intravenous antibiotic therapy for low-risk febrile patients with neutropenia during cancer chemotherapy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Fever
  • Neutropenia

abstract

  • In hospitalized low-risk patients who have fever and neutropenia during cancer chemotherapy, empirical therapy with oral ciprofloxacin and amoxicillin-clavulanate is safe and effective.

publication date

  • July 29, 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJM199907293410501

PubMed ID

  • 10423464

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 305

end page

  • 11

volume

  • 341

number

  • 5