Bacillus Calmette-Guérin revaccination questionable with low tuberculosis incidence.

  title={Bacillus Calmette-Gu{\'e}rin revaccination questionable with low tuberculosis incidence.},
  author={M M Tala-Heikkil{\"a} and Juhani Tuominen and E O Tala},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  volume={157 4 Pt 1},
Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) revaccination was discontinued in Finland in 1990. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of BCG revaccination of tuberculin-negative school-children in prevention of tuberculosis. The tuberculosis cases in 1990-1995 were calculated among age cohorts born 1979-1984 and no longer covered by the BCG revaccination program. Corresponding data were collected for comparison from the period of revaccination in 1980-1985 among age cohorts born in 1969-1974… CONTINUE READING

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