Infections in Children with Malignant Disease

  • W. T. Hughes

Abstract

Infection is a major cause of death and morbidity in children with cancer [1–5]. The type and stage of the malignancy, extent of anticancer and anti-microbial therapy, frequency of exposure to infectious agents, duration of hospitalization and nutritional status of the host determine the risk for infection.

Keywords

Bacillus Flare Folic Acid Encephalitis Endocarditis 

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