Infections in Children with Malignant Disease

  • W. T. Hughes


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.


Herpes Virus Cytosine Arabinoside Chest Roentgenogram Oral Poliovirus Vaccine Alcaligenes Faecalis 
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