Assessment of BCG vaccination in India. Third report

Bhushan, Kul (1960) Assessment of BCG vaccination in India. Third report. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 48 (4). pp. 407-417.

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Abstract

This report is confined to the work done from 1955 to 1958 deals with the assessment of the level of of allergy in groups vaccinated in the mass campaign. The results are judged against the allergy among the persons infected with Mycobacterium TB and uninfected persons. Two-thirds of the retested groups have mean sizes of reactions within 4mm of the highest level i.e. 7-11 mm over that of uninfected persons. The remaining had also raised allergy levels by 1-6mm.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculin Allergy; BCG Vaccination; BCG Vaccine, Mass Campaign.
Subjects:Immunologic Diseases > Hypersensitivity > Drug Hypersensitivity
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests > Tuberculin Test
-Institutional Repositories > National Tuberculosis Institute
Immunologic and Biological Factors > Immunologic Factors > Antigens > Antigens, Bacterial > Tuberculin
Immunologic and Biological Factors > Immunologic Factors > Antigens
Immunologic and Biological Factors > Biological Products > Vaccines
ID Code:68
Deposited By:Librarian Sudha S Murthy
Deposited On:08 July 2005

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