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BCG Vaccine Summary

Description: An active immunizing agent and a viable avirulent attenuated strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, var. bovis, which confers immunity to mycobacterial infections. It is used also in immunotherapy of neoplasms due to its stimulation of antibodies and non-specific immunity.

Also Known As: Calmette's Vaccine; Calmette Vaccine; Calmettes Vaccine; Vaccine, BCG; Vaccine, Calmette's Show All >>

Networked: 891 relevant articles (123 outcomes, 98 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which BCG Vaccine is Relevant

  1. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses) : 64 outcomes 32 studies in 353 results
  2. Infection : 17 outcomes 10 studies in 126 results
  3. Pulmonary Tuberculosis : 12 outcomes 4 studies in 32 results
  4. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) : 10 outcomes 14 studies in 34 results
  5. Meningeal Tuberculosis (Tuberculous Meningitis) : 8 outcomes in 13 results
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Drugs Related to BCG Vaccine

  1. Vaccines
  2. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  3. Tuberculin (PPD)
  4. Antigens
  5. Lactoferrin
  6. Carbon Monoxide
  7. Interleukin-12 (IL 12)
  8. Measles Vaccine
  9. Pertussis Vaccine
  10. Interleukin-18 (Interleukin 18)
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Therapies Related to BCG Vaccine

  1. Immunotherapy
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Intravesical Administration
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  5. Chemoprevention
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