Annals of Hematology

, Volume 85, Issue 7, pp 424–433

Management of sepsis in neutropenia: guidelines of the infectious diseases working party (AGIHO) of the German Society of Hematology and Oncology (DGHO)

  • Olaf Penack
  • Thomas Beinert
  • Dieter Buchheidt
  • Hermann Einsele
  • Holger Hebart
  • Michael G. Kiehl
  • Gero Massenkeil
  • Xaver Schiel
  • Jan Schleicher
  • Philipp B. Staber
  • Stefan Wilhelm
  • Hans Wolf
  • Helmut Ostermann
Original Article


These guidelines from the infectious diseases working party (AGIHO) of the German Society of Hematology and Oncology (DGHO) give recommendations for the management of adults with neutropenia and the diagnosis of sepsis. The guidelines are written for clinicians and focus on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of sepsis. The manuscript contains evidence-based recommendations for the assessment of the quality and strength of the data.


Guideline Sepsis Neutropenia Treatment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olaf Penack
    • 1
  • Thomas Beinert
    • 2
  • Dieter Buchheidt
    • 3
  • Hermann Einsele
    • 4
  • Holger Hebart
    • 5
  • Michael G. Kiehl
    • 6
  • Gero Massenkeil
    • 7
  • Xaver Schiel
    • 8
  • Jan Schleicher
    • 9
  • Philipp B. Staber
    • 10
  • Stefan Wilhelm
    • 11
  • Hans Wolf
    • 12
  • Helmut Ostermann
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  1. 1.Klinik für Hämatologie, Onkologie and TransfusionsmedizinCharité Campus Benjamin FranklinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Abteilung für Innere Medizin mit Schwerpunkt Hämatologie und internistische OnkologieKlinik WartenbergWartenbergGermany
  3. 3.Medizinische Klinik, Universitätsklinikum MannheimRuprecht-Karls-Universität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  4. 4.Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik IIUniversitätsklinikum WürzburgWärzburgGermany
  5. 5.Zentrum für Innere MedizinKlinikum Schwäbisch GmündMutlangenGermany
  6. 6.Klinik für Innere MedizinKlinikum FrankfurtFrankfurtGermany
  7. 7.Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Hämatologie und OnkologieCharité Campus Virchow-KlinikumBerlinGermany
  8. 8.Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum GrosshadernLudwig-Maximilians UniversitätMünchenGermany
  9. 9.Klinik für Hämatologie und OnkologieKatharinenhospital StuttgartStuttgartGermany
  10. 10.Abteilung für Hämatologie, Klinik für Innere MedizinMedizinische Universität GrazÖsterreichGermany
  11. 11.Abteilung für Hämatologie und Onkologie, Klinik für Innere MedizinUniversität RostockRostockGermany
  12. 12.Innere Medizin IV, Hämatologie/OnkologieMartin-Luther-Universität HalleHalleGermany

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