Journal Article

Managing Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient

Gerald P. Bodey

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 40, issue Supplement_4, pages S239-S239
Published in print April 2005 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online April 2005 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/427328
Managing Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient

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Increasingly aggressive practices for treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies create challenges for successful management of infectious complications in immunocompromised patients. Infectious diseases practitioners face changing patterns of causative pathogens in their patients with febrile neutropenia, as well as evolving standards for empirical use of antimicrobial agents. The articles in this supplement issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases review these issues and their implications for current clinical practice.

Journal Article.  492 words. 

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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