Evaluation of infectious etiology and prognostic risk factors of febrile episodes in neutropenic cancer patients

Gencer S. , Salepci T., Ozer S.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION, vol.47, pp.65-72, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0163-4453(03)00044-6
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INFECTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-72


Objectives. Febrile neutropenic cancer patients are at risk for development of serious infections, morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to determine the type and frequency of infections and to evaluate some prognostic risk factors.