BCG vaccine

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BCG vaccine

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Non-specific effect of Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine on the immune response to routine immunisations.
Serious adverse events associated with bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine in Canada.
Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine induced disease in HIV infected and HIV uninfected children.
Intralesional bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine has been tried for metastatic disease.
bovis can be prevented by the injectable Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine, or BCG.
Meanwhile, the NHS was concentrating available supplies of the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine on higher-risk groups, with selective neonatal immunisation of infants at higher risk of exposure to TB.
In January 2008 the Indian government cancelled the licenses of three vaccine-producing units - the Central Research Institute, the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin Vaccine Laboratory and the Pasteur Institute of India - on account of non-compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
The original EPI vaccines were Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine (BCG) (to protect against tuberculosis), polio vaccine (Pol), measles-containing vaccine (MCV), and diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine (DTP).
Having read it from cover to cover, the Pontypridd lad was inspired to embark on a long career in palliative paediatric care, which would see him travel the Third World helping to administer the lifesaving bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine.
Management of adverse reactions to bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine.
Safety and immunogenicity of bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine in children born to HIV-1 infected women.
Since 1974, global coverage with the four core vaccines (Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine [BCG; for protection against tuberculosis], diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis [DTP] vaccine, poliovirus vaccine, and measles vaccine) has increased from <5% to [greater than or equal to]85%, and additional vaccines have been added to the recommended schedule.