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TB Infection Control

BCG World Atlas, 2nd Edition, launched on World TB Day

Madhukar Pai - March 26, 2017
BCG Atlas website: http://www.bcgatlas.org Although the BCG vaccine is used worldwide, mainly to prevent life-threatening TB in infants and young children, it has been ineffective in controlling th...
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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

BCG World Atlas, 2nd Edition, launched on World TB Day

Madhukar Pai - March 26, 2017
BCG Atlas website: http://www.bcgatlas.org Although the BCG vaccine is used worldwide, mainly to prevent life-threatening TB in infants and young children, it has been ineffective in controlling th...
Keywords:
atlas BCG vaccination
TB Infection Control

BCG vaccination increase the risk of severe Miliary Tuberculosis?

narong kun - July 4, 2016
Dear all member, i am from Cambodia. I have some queries about BCG vaccination increase the risk of severe Miliary Tuberculosis. Recently, Dr. Beat Richner, Founder and Head of Kantha Bopha Hospita...
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TB Infection Control

Guidelines for use of TST for latent TB infection screening in BCG vaccinated populations

Rachel Lehman - Jan. 9, 2015
Hi all, Can anyone point me to a useful guideline for the use of TST for latent TB infection screening in BCG-vaccinated populations? I am considering how to screen a large population of nursing s...
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BCG vaccination TB IC Guidelines