Infections in Transplant and Oncology Patients, An Issue of Infectious Disease ClinicsBy
- Kieren Marr, MD, Director
- Aruna Subramanian, MD
Transplant and oncology patients present a challenge to the infectious disease specialist because many of the entities that infect them are hard to diagnose. Chemotherapy may further complicate the situation, since it may contraindicate a biopsy or interfere with antibiotic therapy. This issue of Infectious Disease Clinics provides specific information on several entities with the purpose of helping physicians to best treat these difficult infections.
The Clinics: Internal Medicine
Published: June 2010