Organisms Isolated from Blood Cultures, Their Antimicrobial Susceptibilities and Patient Characteristics in Patients with Febrile Neutropenia

Hamidi A. A., BAŞARAN S., ÇAĞATAY A. A., ÖZSÜT H., Atay K., Avsar N., ...More

KLIMIK JOURNAL, vol.22, no.3, pp.88-91, 2009 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: KLIMIK JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.88-91
  • Keywords: Febrile neutropenia, bacteremia, blood culture, uropathogens
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Appropriate and prompt treatment of infections in patients with neutropenia influences the morbidity and mortality. For this purpose, information about etiological agents is of great importance. The objective of this study is to detect the organisms isolated from blood cultures, their antimicrobial susceptibilities, and patient characteristics in patients with haematological malignancy during their febrile neutropenic episodes.