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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Early discontinuation of empirical antibiotic treatment in neutropenic patients with acute myeloid leukaemia and high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome

  Period IPeriod II
Totaln97104
DiagnosisAML90 (93%)94 (90%)
 High-risk MDS7 (7%)10 (10%)
SexMale46 (47%)48 (46%)
AgeYears ± SD50.7 ± 14.753.4 ± 15.1
  1. Abbreviations: AML acute myeloid leukaemia; MDS myelodysplastic syndrome