How is neutropenic fever treated in patients with diffuse large cell lymphoma?

Updated: Jun 12, 2019
  • Author: Shipra Gandhi, MBBS; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Patients are usually expected to be neutropenic approximately 10-14 days after a dose of chemotherapy, with individuals being most susceptible to infections at this point. If febrile, they should be admitted to the hospital and treated with intravenous antibiotics.


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