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  1. De-escalation empirical antibiotic therapy improved survival for patients with severe aplastic anemia treated with antithymocyte globulin.

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    Research Article last updated 02/15/2017 - 1:45pm.

  2. Predictors of early mortality after rabbit antithymocyte globulin as first-line treatment in severe aplastic anemia

    ... related to infectious complications, despite adequate antibiotic and/or antifungal treatment. Age > 35 years (odds ratio [OR] ...

    Research Article last updated 09/13/2017 - 7:45am.

  3. Serologic response to meningococcal vaccination in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) chronically treated with the terminal complement inhibitor eculizumab

    ... to reduce the risk of infection are vaccination and antibiotic prophylaxis. In this retrospective study, serologic response was ...

    Research Article last updated 02/03/2017 - 11:21am.

  4. AK579 (COBALT)

    ... receive immunisation against Neisseria meningitidis and antibiotic prophylaxis in accordance with the local practice of the PI at the trial site. Antibiotic prophylaxis must continue until at least 14 days after the end of ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 09/14/2016 - 10:39am.

  5. New study reveals microbes’ role in GVHD

    ... if they were dosed with the microbes that survived the antibiotic treatment of conventional mice, they retained the skin grafts ...

    Article last updated 06/23/2016 - 11:48am.

  6. Granulocyte transfusions in severe aplastic anemia: an eleven-year experience.

    ... bacterial and fungal infections unresponsive to maximal antibiotic and/or antifungal therapy. The median number of granulocyte ...

    Research Article last updated 10/11/2011 - 5:58pm.

  7. Special Issues for People with Aplastic Anemia

    ... with your treating physician first as you may need an antibiotic or other treatments before the procedure. Physical Activity ...

    Page last updated 06/08/2017 - 2:07pm.

  8. My Son's Aplastic Anemia -- A Mother's Account

    ... every cold and infection imaginable. He’d be on one antibiotic and then need another due to a secondary infection. He had mono, ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/15/2016 - 11:21am.

  9. Disease Won't Run My Life

    ... test qualified me for ten days of doxycycline (an antibiotic ).  About six or seven days into my treatment, I was feeling ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2016 - 3:36pm.

  10. Interviews with the Experts: Side Effects of PNH Treatment

    ... of developing a meningococcal infection in which case an antibiotic can be prescribed  concomitantly with eculizumab therapy to ... therapy. It should be noted that the benefits and risks of antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of meningococcal infections in patients ...

    Interview last updated 08/31/2016 - 8:37am.