Effect of quinolone prophylaxis in afebrile neutropenic patients on microbial resistance: systematic review and meta-analysis

Anat Gafter-Gvili, Mical Paul, Abigail Fraser, Leonard Leibovici

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Abstract

To assess the effect of quinolone prophylaxis following chemotherapy for malignancies on the emergence of resistant bacteria in neutropenic patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-22
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Volume59
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007

Keywords

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Drug Resistance, Bacterial
  • Humans
  • Neutropenia
  • Quinolones
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic

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