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BCG Vaccine

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; Bacillus Calmette Guerin Vaccine; Calmette Guerin Bacillus Vaccine
Networked: 787 relevant articles (110 outcomes, 88 trials/studies) for this Drug, Comments

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Drug Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Huygen, Kris: 7 articles (01/2008 - 11/2004)
2. Triccas, James A: 6 articles (03/2013 - 01/2004)
3. Britton, Warwick J: 6 articles (02/2012 - 01/2004)
4. Ottenhoff, Tom H M: 6 articles (04/2011 - 01/2006)
5. Hwang, Shen-An: 6 articles (01/2011 - 01/2007)
6. Actor, Jeffrey K: 6 articles (01/2011 - 01/2007)
7. Nadeev, A P: 6 articles (10/2010 - 01/2002)
8. Okada, Masaji: 6 articles (06/2010 - 02/2006)
9. Aaby, Peter: 5 articles (01/2012 - 02/2007)
10. Orme, Ian M: 5 articles (06/2011 - 11/2004)

Related Diseases

1. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses)
2. Infection
3. Pulmonary Tuberculosis
4. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
5. Meningeal Tuberculosis (Tuberculous Meningitis)

Related Drugs and Biologics

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

Related Therapies and Procedures

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

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