Length of stay and mortality associated with febrile neutropenia among children with cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 23, Issue 31, p.7958-66 (2005)


Adolescent, Adult, Anti-Infective Agents, Child, Child, Preschool, Female, Hospital Mortality, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Length of Stay, Longitudinal Studies, Male, Neoplasms, NEUTROPENIA, Prospective Studies, Retrospective Studies, Risk Factors


The aim of this study was to evaluate risk factors for longer length of stay (los) and mortality among hospitalized children with cancer who have febrile neutropenia.