Early discontinuation of antibiotics for febrile neutropenia versus continuation until neutropenia resolution in people with cancer

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publication date:
05 January 2019


Review of 8 RCTs (n= 662 distinct febrile neutropenia episodes) could make no strong conclusions on the safety of antibiotic discontinuation before neutropenia resolution among people with cancer with febrile neutropenia based on the existing evidence and its low certainty.