Primary vaccination and revaccination of young adults with BCG: a study using immunological markers.

@article{Fjllbrant2007PrimaryVA,
  title={Primary vaccination and revaccination of young adults with BCG: a study using immunological markers.},
  author={Harald Fj{\"a}llbrant and Malin Ridell and Lars Olof Larsson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={792-8}
}
Questions have been raised about the effectiveness of Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination against tuberculosis (TB) in adults. We therefore analysed the immune response after BCG vaccination in primary-vaccinated and revaccinated young adults. 31 tuberculin skin test (TST) negative healthy students were BCG-vaccinated; 15 were primary-vaccinated and 16 revaccinated. Tuberculin-induced lymphocyte transformation (LT) and cytokine production of peripheral blood mononuclear cells were studied… CONTINUE READING