Post-vaccination allergy eleven years after BCG vaccination

Frimodt-Moller, J.; Parthasarthy, R. and Benjamin, Philip (1962) Post-vaccination allergy eleven years after BCG vaccination. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 9 (4). pp. 192-197.

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Post-vaccination retests in school children after an interval of eleven years show that the majority of the vaccinated has maintained a level of allergy comparable to that found one year after vaccination. It is possible that some of the children whose allergy has waned have been reinfected with atypical bacilli setting up a low-grade, ‘non-specific’ sensitivity. Other children show levels of allergy suggesting that they have been infected with tubercle bacilli setting up a high degree of allergy.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Post-vaccination Allery, BCG Vaccination, Allergy, Tubeculin Testing, Children
Subjects:Persons > Age Groups > Child
Therapeutics > Biological Therapy > Immunotherapy > Immunization > Immunotherapy, Active > Vaccination
Immunologic Diseases > Hypersensitivity > Drug Hypersensitivity
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:936
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:05 December 2005

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