Osteitis and other complications caused by generalized BCG-itis. Experiences in Sweden.

@article{Bttiger1982OsteitisAO,
  title={Osteitis and other complications caused by generalized BCG-itis. Experiences in Sweden.},
  author={Margareta B{\"o}ttiger and V Romanus and C D de Verdier and Gunnar Boman},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1982},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={471-8}
}
In 1973 an increase in the number of osteitis caused by BCG vaccination in the neonatal period was observed in Sweden. A high incidence of this complication, i.e. 1 case per 3000 vaccinated newborn children continued until this vaccination was interrupted in 1975. In the years 1972 to 1980 a total of 90 cases were reported to the Adverse Drug Reaction Committee. Earlier retrospective studies had disclosed 36 cases born between 1949-1968 and an active search for unreported cases in the 1970s… CONTINUE READING

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