BCG

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BCG

abbreviation for
(Medicine) trademark bacille Calmette-Guérin (antituberculosis vaccine)
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BCG

N ABBR =Bacillus Calmette-GuérinBCG m
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BCG

[ˌbiːsiːˈdʒiː] n abbr (=Bacillus Calmette-Guérin) → BCG m
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BCG

abbr of Bacille Calmette Guérin → BCG
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BCG

[ˌbiːsiːˈdʒiː] n abbr =Bacillus Calmette-Guérinvaccino antitubercolare
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BCG

V. bacille Calmette-Guérin.
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References in periodicals archive ?
It is not impacted by BCG vaccination, which can cause false-positive results with the tuberculin skin test used in many low-resource settings.
BCG vaccination was determined through presence of a universal BCG vaccination policy in each country of origin and adjusted by 36-year average BCG vaccine uptake (13-15).
He said: "In 2013 a joint recommendation from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee and the National TB Advisory Committee proposed moving from a universal neonatal BCG vaccination programme to a selective BCG vaccination programme targeting high-risk groups only.
In a study carried out in the pediatric age group was demonstrated that TST response increases with the increasing number of BCG scars; however, the diameter decreases in direct proportion to the time elapsed after BCG vaccination. In this study, there was a relationship between BCG scar counts and the induration diameter.
BCG lymphadenitis is the most common complication of BCG vaccination. Fine-needle aspiration is the rapid, safe, and cost-effective method for diagnosis as well as the management of BCG lymphadenitis.
In twenty four (75%) patients single region was involved, while two (6.25%) had two regions involved and six (18.75%) had lymphadenitis and severe local reaction at site of inoculation of BCG vaccination. The distribution of patients according to involvement of different regions of lymphadenitis is summarized in Figure-1.
I didn't get a BCG vaccination because my mother had tuberculosis when she was younger so I was immune.
Officials said that the DFID's survey, during which the immunisation status of children between 12 to 23 months was checked, found that 75 per cent of them received BCG vaccination and only 65 per cent got measles I vaccination.
Although BCG osteomyelitis is a rare complication of BCG vaccination in immunocompetent hosts, it also occurs in healthy toddlers [1,2].
Schmitz et al., "Evaluating the neonatal BCG vaccination programme in Ireland," Archives of Public Health, vol.