A 65 year old man with known acute myeloid leukemia presents to the emergency department with a temperature of 390C and feeling unwell. A CBC yields a white blood cell count of 0.5×109/L (normal range 4-12×109/L), and an absolute neutrophil count of 0.1×109/L (normal range 2-7×109/L).
- What syndrome is this patient exhibiting?
- What investigations should be done?
- What therapy should this patient receive?