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bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG)

n bacilo de Calmette-Guérin (BCG)
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Journee qui commemore la presentation par le Dr Robert Koch a un groupe de medecins, en 1882 a Berlin, de sa decouverte du bacille de la tuberculose, qui a marque le debut des efforts entrepris pour diagnostiquer et traiter la maladie.
Also, there are no false positives due to previous BCG (bacille Calmette-Guerin) vaccination, a big problem with TSTs in foreign-born patients.
It has been shown that Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) instillation is an efficient treatment in recurrent superficial bladder carcinoma.
For example, at the 2007 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, investigators in MMAIT (Malignant Melanoma Active Immunotherapy Trial) reported that patients with resected metastatic, stage III or stage IV melanoma gained no overall benefit from a combination of BCG (bacille Calmette-Guerin) and allogeneic melanoma vaccine (Canvaxin).
Many TST-positive immigrants may be falsely recognized as having LTBI because of prior bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination and the cross-reactivity between TST's in vivo purified protein derivative and the Mycobacterium bovis strains used in the BCG vaccine.
In young infants, it is possible that prior exposure to bacille Calmette-Guerin immunisation at birth may prime the immune system for an IRIS-like response on exposure to M.
Until 2007, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended that bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination should be contraindicated in infants with symptomatic HIV disease in countries with a high burden of tuberculosis.
For patients who have had a bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine that could mask the presence of TB, Dr.
Intralesional bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine has been tried for metastatic disease.
BCG is shorthand for bacille Calmette-Guerin, the bacterium that bears the names of the two scientists who created the vaccine by weakening a strain of cattle tuberculosis in 1921.
On rapporte la premiere preuve par inference d'une infection des mammiferes marins de l'Arctique canadien par le bacille Brucella.