Guideline for Antibacterial Prophylaxis Administration in Pediatric Cancer and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

This is a clinical practice guideline for children with cancer who are being treated with chemotherapy, and/or children who are receiving hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). The guideline provides recommendations on systemic antibacterial prophylaxis for the prevention of common invasive bacterial infections in these patients. Outcomes of interest include the risk of bacteremia, and infection-related mortality.