BCG vaccine

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BCG vaccine
Mycobacterium bovis BCG ZN.jpg
Microscopic eemage o the Calmette-Guérin bacillus, Ziehl–Neelsen stain, magnification:1,000nn
Vaccine description
Target diseaseTuberculosis
TeepLive bacteria
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.comFDA Professional Drug Information
Pregnancy
category
  • US: C (Risk nae ruled oot)
Routes o
admeenistration
Percutaneous
ATC code
Legal status
Legal status
  • US: Rx-anerly
Identifiers
DrugBank
ChemSpider
  • none

Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) vaccine is a vaccine primarily uised against tuberculosis (TB).[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. World Health Organization (February 2018). "BCG vaccines: WHO position paper – February 2018". Weekly Epidemiological Record. 93 (8): 73–96. hdl:10665/260307. PMID 29474026. Lay summary (PDF).