Bcg

What is Bcg?

Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (historically Vaccin Bilié de Calmette et Guérin commonly referred to as Bacille de Calmette et Guérin or BCG) is a vaccine against tuberculosis that is prepared from a strain of the attenuated (weakened) live bovine tuberculosis bacillus, Mycobacterium bovis.

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My child is 15 dyas old, soon after i delivered pediatrician gave him som einjection to his left arm. He said it is an BCG. He also told that there...

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THE BEST COST EFFECTIVE WAY TO PREVENT LIFE THREATNING ILLNESS IN DEVOLOPING COUNTRIES IS THROUGH VACCINATION. IT IS A SIMPLE PROCESS BY WHICH A...

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Hi I had a tb skin test done yesterday, and today I feel awful my arm is burning, the site is red and raised and my fingers are swollen. I had a...

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Dear friend, welcome to HCM.
it is an abnormal reaction indeed.
a positive skin test should produce a distinct reddish , raised area of weal and...

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My son who is 2 yrs old was asked to take BCG vaccine for the 2nd time for which he had to undergo some test. 1st time the test was negative and...

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Read your prob, if you gave BCG once it provided immunity for life long. so there is no need to be given other dose. you got...

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In australia BCG is not a required vaccination. But as we are travelling to asian countries, we have been advices to get BCG as well for...

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My daughter is 3yrs and her site were she had BCG vaccination is bit swollen now. It was swollen in the early days and subsided eventually, but its...

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Hi Doctor My name is Rajesh , this is abt my lil baby Age:10 weeks , Male My Question is abt Vaccination: Birth: BCG; OPV 0 6 Weeks: Dtwp1 Opv 1;...

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Good day dr, my one year old son has this swollen lymph node on his left hand side of the neck for over nine weeks now. Also i noticed some smaller...

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