Vaccination against tuberculosis
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M.bovis BCG vaccination against tuberculosis (TB) notoriously displays variable protective efficacy in different human… Expand BackgroundMacrophages play a central role in the pathogenesis of leprosy, caused by Mycobacterium leprae. The polarized clinical… Expand BACKGROUND
Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination has been suggested to have nonspecific beneficial effects in children from… Expand Mycobacterium bovis Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) is the only vaccine in use to prevent Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb… Expand BACKGROUND
Studies from low-income countries report positive non-specific effects of early Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG… Expand 489 management of Cushing's disease while waiting for pituitary irradiation to become effective and, in particular, the use of… Expand Doubts have been raised on theoretical grounds concerning the effect of BCG in tropical countries, where in most places a large… Expand Post-vaccination tuberculin sensitivity is being used to evaluate the immediate effects of the extensive WHO/UNICEF mass BCG… Expand