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.
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Prevention relies on screening programs and vaccination with the bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine. One-third of the world's population is thought to have been infected with M.
Prevention relies on screening programs and vaccination, usually with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine.

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