Experience with ciprofloxacin for prophylaxis of polyomavirus bk virus-associated hemorrhagic cystitis in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a case series

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LEE, Ching-Fen (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital-Linkou, Tao-yuan ,Taiwan, Division of Clinical Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy, Taoyuan, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Ching-Fen Lee
    Shin-Tarng Deng
    Tzu-Cheng Tsai
    Tang-Her Jaing
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    The urinary BK virus DNA viral load was detected by the test of quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR). The dosage of ciprofloxacin 10 mg/kg orally or IV every 8 to 12 hours was administered when gross hematuria was observed after HSCT. The dose of cyclosporine (CsA) was decreased as required to maintain the graft. The endpoint was..

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