Study Evaluating Piperacillin-Tazobactam on Certain Bacteria in Hematology and Oncology Units
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To determine the value of increasing use of piperacillin/tazobactam as empiric therapy and restricting extended-spectrum cephalosporins in reducing the cases of ESBL producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in hematology and oncology units
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Ages Eligible for Study:
15 Years and older (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Eligible patients of either sex, 15 years of age or older
Patients who are admitted to the department of hematology and oncology
Provide written informed consent
Patients who have hypersensitivity to β-lactam antibiotics
Female who are pregnant or breast-feeding
Any underlying conditions or non-infectious diseases that will be ultimately fatal within 30 days