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09 July 2021: Clinical Research

Secondary Immunodeficiency and Hypogammaglobulinemia with IgG Levels of <5 g/L in Patients with Multiple Myeloma: A Retrospective Study Between 2012 and 2020 at a University Hospital in China

Chunmei Ye 12BCEF* , Weiwei Chen 3EF* , Qi Gao 12B , Yanxia Chen 4B , Xiaolu Song 5B , Sujie Zheng 2C* , Jinlin Liu 2AEG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.930241

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e930241

Table 2 Effectiveness of antimicrobial prophylaxis in the following 2 weeks or 1 month.

Infection*N (%)Antimicrobial prophylaxis (n=14)Nonantimicrobial prophylaxis (n=19)
TotalAntibiotic prophylaxisAntifungal prophylaxisAntivirus prophylaxis
Total14 (100.00)10 (71.43)2 (14.29)2 (14.29)19 (100.00)
Infection within 2 weeks3 (21.43)3 (30.00)0 (0.00)0 (0.00)6 (31.58)
Infection within 1 month6 (42.85)5 (50.00)0 (0.00)1 (50.00)8 (42.11)
* =number of patients that developed infections.

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