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Hematology

Question
2 out of 2
 

After BMT interstitial pneumonitis occurs at what time? (PNQ)



A One week
B Three week

C Four weeks
D Seven week

Ans. D

Seven week

Infection during recovery from bone marrow transplantation (BMT)

Infection

Time after BMT

Management

Herpes simplex

0 – 4 weeks

Acyclovir

Bacterial, fungal

0 – 4 weeks

As for acute leukemia

Cytomegalovirus

7 – 12 weeks

If patient is CMV – negative, use CMV – negative blood products

Hyperimmune immunoglobulin and ganciclovir for documented infections

Varicella zoster

After 13 weeks

Acyclovir i.v.

Pneumocystic jiroveci

8-26 weeks

Co-trimoxazole

Interstitial pneumonitis (Non – infective)

6 – 18 weeks

No specific therapy

Prednisolone may be tried