Acute lower respiratory infection among Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG)-vaccinated children.

  title={Acute lower respiratory infection among Bacille Calmette-Gu{\'e}rin (BCG)-vaccinated children.},
  author={Maria-Graciela Hollm-Delgado and Elizabeth A. Stuart and Robert E. Black},
  volume={133 1},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination is linked to the risk of acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) among children <5 years of age. METHODS Data from Macro International Demographic and Health Surveys and United Nations Children's Fund Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys were used to identify a primary cohort of 58,021 children in 19 countries (2005-2010) and a secondary cohort of 93,301 children in 18 countries (2000-2007). Information was collected by… CONTINUE READING
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