Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine


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Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine

[bə′sil·əs ‚kal′met ‚gā′ran‚vak‚sēn]
(immunology)
A vaccine prepared from attenuated human tubercle bacilli and used to immunize humans against tuberculosis. Abbreviated BCG vaccine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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