Cefepime-induced severe neutropenia: a case report
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Poster
- By: CHENG, Hui-Feng (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, China Taiwan)
- Co-author(s): Deng, Shin-Tarng (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TAIPEI, China Taiwan)
Cefepime , a forth-generation cephalosporin antibiotics, has been used clinically in severe infections caused by a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative microbes. Although the product information clams that less than 1% of patients have a decrease in neutrophils, prolong use of cefepime had been founded to have a high rate of drug-related.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.