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Which drug is preferable in treating febrile neutropenia?

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Dr. James Blachly
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Cefepime +- Vanco

In a patient without indwelling catheters or mucositis and without other risk factors for MRSA, cefepime monotherapy is acceptable.
if any of above or other risk factors for MRSA are present add vancomycin.

In brief: Cefepime +- Vanco

In a patient without indwelling catheters or mucositis and without other risk factors for MRSA, cefepime monotherapy is acceptable.
if any of above or other risk factors for MRSA are present add vancomycin.
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