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BCG vaccine - Wikipedia

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Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) vaccine is a vaccine primarily used against tuberculosis. .... However, it is important to note an abscess is not always associated with ... one case of TB,...

BCG tuberculosis (TB) vaccine - Vaccinations - NHS Choices

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Find out about the BCG vaccine, which provides protection against tuberculosis ( TB)

Tuberculosis (TB) | Vaccines.gov

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BCG, or bacille Calmette-Guerin, is a vaccine for tuberculosis (TB) disease. ... tuberculosis, the variable effectiveness of the vaccine against adult pulmonary TB , ...

BCG Vaccine | Current use, safety & skin test - TB Facts

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However the protection provided against pulmonary TB in adults is very variable. So the BCG vaccine is not generally given to adults. <sup>1</sup>“Immunization ...

A Look at Each Vaccine: Tuberculosis Vaccine | Children's Hospital ...

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Aug 22, 2014 ... The TB vaccine is recommended only for those children living with ... The bacterium is so destructive that it is common to cough up both mucus and blood. ... The single most important reason for this increase is the entrance of HIV into ... tuberculosis) that vaccination with the bovine strain protects against ...

WHO | Tuberculosis Vaccines

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Feb 4, 2013 ... The only existing vaccine against tuberculosis (TB), Bacille ... This distinction is important as infection only leads to formal TB disease in a small minority ... So, what can be drawn from the absence of a significant efficacy of the ...

Tuberculosis - Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries ...

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Its importance among infectious diseases is attributable not so much to the .... against TB is with the live attenuated vaccine BCG, although other vaccines are ...

Why is it important to be vaccinated against tb - Answers.com

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The bacteria have been altered so that they do not cause a TB infection but make your immune system produce protection. This makes you immune (resistant) to ...

International study suggests benefits of TB vaccine have been ...

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Aug 15, 2012 ... The BCG vaccine used to prevent tuberculosis (TB) has a bigger role in ... effective against the most severe forms of TB, such as TB meningitis in children. ... opportunity to answer important questions about childhood TB such ...

Why Is It Important to Improve Vaccines against Latent Tuberculosis?

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TB can become a fatal disease, especially in children, so vaccination is ... Today, the only available vaccine does not work against the latent form of infection.