Bacillus Calmette-Guerin

Known as: calmette-guerin bacillus (BCG), Calmette Guerin bacillus, Bacillus Calmette Guerin 
An attenuated form of Mycobacterium bovis that is used to generate the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine.
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1945-2018
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE We define bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) refractory, high risk, superficial bladder cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS A… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Although large human populations have been safely immunized against tuberculosis with two live vaccines, Mycobacterium bovis BCG… (More)
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2001
2001
The immaturity of the neonatal immune system in mice is associated with defective IFN-gamma production and Th2-biased immune… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Whole-genome comparisons of the tubercle bacilli were undertaken using ordered bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) libraries of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The live attenuated bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine for the prevention of disease associated with Mycobacterium… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
ESAT-6 is a secreted protein present in the short-term culture filtrate of Mycobacterium tuberculosis after growth on a synthetic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Dendritic cells, while effective in sensitizing T cells to several different antigens, show little or no phagocytic activity. To… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BCG, a live attenuated tubercle bacillus, is the most widely used vaccine in the world and is also a useful vaccine vehicle for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Using a set of synthetic oligonucleotides homologous to broadly conserved sequences in-vitro amplification via the polymerase… (More)
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1989
1989
A multivariate analysis was performed on data from 221 patients with superficial bladder tumors (papilloma in 30, grade II to III… (More)
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