Frequency of bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in tissue biopsy specimens of children vaccinated with BCG.

@article{Monajemzadeh2010FrequencyOB,
  title={Frequency of bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in tissue biopsy specimens of children vaccinated with BCG.},
  author={Maryam Monajemzadeh and Reza Shahsiah and Abdolmajid Zarei and Alireza Alai Alamooti and Fatemeh Elham Mahjoub and Setareh Mamishi and Ghamartaj Khotai and Reza Pazira and Neda Eram},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2010},
  volume={133 1},
  pages={
          102-6
        }
}
Vaccination of all newborns with bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine is a standard practice in developing countries. Disseminated mycobacterial infection in an immunocompromised child can be caused by BCG and other mycobacteria. A total of 21 patients with a histopathologic diagnosis of mycobacterial infection were studied in a period of 4 years. DNA was extracted from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues. Real-time polymerase chain reaction was performed to determine the mycobacterial… 
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