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Assessment of BCG vaccination in India. Third report

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Title Assessment of BCG vaccination in India. Third report
 
Creator Bhushan, Kul
 
Subject Drug Hypersensitivity
Tuberculosis
Tuberculin Test
National Tuberculosis Institute
Tuberculin
Antigens
Vaccines
 
Description This report is confined to the work done from 1955 to 1958 deals with the assessment of the level of of allergy in groups vaccinated in the mass campaign. The results are judged against the allergy among the persons infected with Mycobacterium TB and uninfected persons. Two-thirds of the retested groups have mean sizes of reactions within 4mm of the highest level i.e. 7-11 mm over that of uninfected persons. The remaining had also raised allergy levels by 1-6mm.
 
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Date 1960
 
Type Article
PeerReviewed
 
Identifier http://openmed.nic.in/68/
 
Format application/pdf
 
Relation http://openmed.nic.in/68/01/MRASKU60.PDF