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The Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program of BC

Patient Education
Your Responsibilities

Preventing Infection

Patients undergoing chemotherapy or recovering from transplant are especially vulnerable to infection because their immune system is weakened. Until your blood counts return to normal, you must make every effort to prevent infection. If you do succumb to infection, you need to recognise the signs early so you can notify your doctor immediately.

Click on the following topics to learn how to prevent infection:



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