Determining the Etiology of Febrile Neutropenia Using the Karius Sequencing-based Infectious Disease Diagnostic Assay
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Prospective, observational study at Stanford University Hospital comparing the Karius Infectious Disease Diagnostic Sequencing Assay to the Final Microbiologic Diagnosis in Patients with Fever and Neutropenia.
Sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value of the Karius Infectious Disease Diagnostic Sequencing Assay compared with standard clinical diagnosis [ Time Frame: 12 Months ]
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients who are admitted for fever and neutropenia at the Stanford University Hospital or patients who are admitted for chemotherapy who develop fever and neutropenia at Stanford University Hospital.
18 years of age
Are or will be admitted to Stanford University Hospital for fever and neutropenia
Neutropenia - an absolute neutrophil count of <500 per cubic mm
Documented fever or report of fever ≥38.3 or ≥38.0 on two episodes separated by at least one hour, resulting in hospitalization for febrile neutropenia
Inability to understand instructions and comply with study-related procedures
Any condition that in the opinion of the treating physician will prevent the subject from completing the study