Canterbury DHB


Safe Eating and Low Immunity Diet Guidelines

See also the CDHB Safe Eating and Low Immunity Diet Guidelines.

The Safe Eating and Low Immunity Diet should be followed by patients undergoing intensive chemotherapy or a stem cell transplant when intermittent neutropenia will occur:

Patients can return to their normal diet when they have finished all planned treatment and neutrophil levels are greater than 0.5 x 109/L consistently for at least one week.

About this Canterbury DHB document (578277):

Document Owner:

Sean Macpherson (see Who's Who)

Last Reviewed:

January 2019

Next Review:

January 2022


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Topic Code: 578277