A comparision of the Copenhagen and Madras liquid BCG vaccines

Bhushan, Kul; Nair, S.S.; Ganapathy, K.T. and Singh, Vijay (1973) A comparision of the Copenhagen and Madras liquid BCG vaccines. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 20 (1). pp. 5-10.

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Abstract

On observing that Madras liquid BCG vaccine had started inducing lower levels of allergy, a study was carried out to compare it with Danish vaccine in terms of strain of BCG used, production methods and age of vaccine. Results showed that there was no variability in the vaccines. Though the Madras and Danish vaccines were found to be similar, the BCG strain used in Madras seemed to be inferior to that used in Denmark and the Madras laboratory perhaps manufactured better vaccines than the Copenhagen labora- tory. The vaccine manufactured from Danish BCG strain in Madras was found to be the best vaccine.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Liquid BCG Vaccine, Madras Liquid BCG Vaccine, Copenhagen BCG Vaccine, Post Vaccination Tuberculin Test, Danish BCG Vaccine
Subjects:Geographic Locations > Europe > Scandinavia > Denmark
Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > India
Therapeutics > Biological Therapy > Immunotherapy > Immunization > Immunotherapy, Active > Vaccination
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests > Tuberculin Test
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Immunologic and Biological Factors > Biological Products > Vaccines > Bacterial Vaccines > Tuberculosis Vaccines > BCG Vaccine
ID Code:1458
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:04 April 2006

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