What guidelines have been published on the use of antimicrobial agents in neutropenic cancer patients?

Updated: Sep 16, 2018
  • Author: Alexandre Chan, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, BCPS (AQ-ID), BCOP; more...
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Joint guidelines for the use of antimicrobial agents for prophylaxis and outpatient treatment in neutropenic cancer patients have been issued by the following organizations [1, 2] :

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)

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