Sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim-resistant pneumococcal sepsis

M. Markman, J. Mannisi, J. D. Dick, B. Filburn, G. W. Santos, R. Saral

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The success of bone marrow transplantation in the treatment of aplastic anemia and acute leukemia has resulted in an increasingly large number of long-term survivors of this procedure. The occurrence of infections in these patients has been recognized as a major cause of morbidity and mortality, particularly in those patients in whom chronic graft-v-host disease develops. Streptococcus pneumoniae has been noted to cause a substantial portion of the reported infections, and it has been suggested that immunization with polyvalent pneumococcal vaccine and long-term antibiotic prophylaxis be used to prevent this complication.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3011-3012
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Medical Association
Issue number22
StatePublished - 1982

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    Markman, M., Mannisi, J., Dick, J. D., Filburn, B., Santos, G. W., & Saral, R. (1982). Sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim-resistant pneumococcal sepsis. Journal of the American Medical Association, 248(22), 3011-3012.