Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Caspofungin Acetate as Empirical Therapy in Chinese Adults With Persistent Fever and Neutropenia (0991-055)
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patient has had an absolute neutrophil count < 500/mm3 for at least 96 hours (the patient must not be expected to recover from neutropenia in the next 48 hours), and has received at least 96 hours of parenteral broad spectrum systemic antibacterial therapy preceding study entry, and patient has fever >38.0 Degrees Centigrade within the last 24 hours prior to study entry
Appropriate antibiotics are those that provide broad spectrum gram-positive and gram-negative coverage
Patient has an inadequately managed bacterial infection at the time of enrollment