Infection burden is high among cancer inpatients suggesting that targeted surveillance and infection prevention measures may be needed in high-risk groups, according to Australian researchers. Hospitalised patients with solid tumour neoplasms have lower rates of infection than patients with haematological cancers, but are at a higher risk of death according to a cohort study, of ...
Infection burden in cancer patients: time to rethink protocols
By Mardi Chapman
23 Apr 2020