Transplant Infectious Diseases: Infections in Cancer Patients

Aliyah Baluch, MD
Aliyah Baluch, MD, Msc
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Category: Immunocompromised Host, Infectious in Oncology, Transplant Infectious Diseases, Viral Infections

Dr. Aliyah Baluch, an infectious diseases physician at Moffitt Cancer center discusses common infections that affect cancer patients. She reviews epidemiology, risk stratification for neutropenic fever, monoclonal antibodies, and antibiotic resistance in the setting of the immunocompromised cancer patient. She also reviews management of neutropenic fever, common pathogens, and selected syndromes – nodular pneumonia and ecthyma gangrenosum.

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