What is BCG-itis?

I had a reaction on bcg vaccine, what does it mean?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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  • 1 decade ago

    BCG is still given at birth to babies born into high risk groups. These includes those who have a family history of tuberculosis, ethnic minorities at increased risk of TB and those born in areas with a high prevalence.

    BCG is also given to those who may be at risk of increased exposure to tuberculosis such as health care workers (2).

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