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Stem Cell Transplant Complications And Antibiotics
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9 Aug 2017 01:28 PM EST

An antibiotic treatment intended to lower stem cell transplant patients' risk of developing a respiratory complication appears to have backfired.
the potential of administering the antibiotic was explored by French researchers explored before and after stem cell transplantation. They were seeking to limit the risk for a condition known as bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome.
BOS is a potentially deadly complication in which airflow to the lungs becomes progressively obstructed. It turns routine breathing into an ordeal.

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