Fever and Neutropenia

A video presentation by Hamid Bassiri, MD, PhD, and Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, on Fever and Neutropenia, from the CHOP Medical Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, June 22-28, 2014.

At the end of the session the learner will be able to:

  • Identify genetic and acquired causes of neutropenia and define the severity of neutropenia
  • Define fever in neutropenic children
  • Define low-risk vs high-risk fever and neutropenia
  • Better understand the choice, duration, and use of empiric antibacterials and antifungals in children with fever and neutropenia
  • Be more familiar with the utility and shortcomings of methods for detection of invasive fungal disease in children

Related Centers and Programs: CHOP Online Pediatric Education Network (OPEN), Division of Infectious Diseases