Therapeutic Use of Quinolones in Oncology

  • G. Maschmeyer
Conference paper

Abstract

Infections represent the major cause of mortality in neutropenic cancer patients. As shown in Table 1, infections alone or in combination with bleedings contribute to fatal outcome in patients with acute leukemias in about 70% of treatment failures [1–7].

Keywords

Neutropenia Erythromycin Staphylococcus Carb Fluoroquinolones 

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