*  BCG vaccine
"Vaccine, Bcg". International Drug Price Indicator Guide. Retrieved 6 December 2015. [permanent dead link] "Vaccine, Bcg". ERC. ... The main use of BCG is for vaccination against tuberculosis. BCG vaccine can be administered after birth intradermally. BCG ... produced BCG vaccine products, made with substrain Connaught, such as a tuberculosis vaccine ImmuCYST, a BCG Immunotherapeutic ... BCG has been one of the most successful immunotherapies. BCG vaccine has been the "standard of care for patients with bladder ...
*  Timeline of tuberculosis
Luca, S; Mihaescu, T. "History of BCG Vaccine". Maedica. 8: 53-8. PMC 3749764 . PMID 24023600. "HENRY PHIPPS INSTITUTE". ... "Gamma Interferon Assays Used in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis". Clin Vaccine Immunol. 22: 845-9. doi:10.1128/CVI.00199-15. PMC ...
*  Koch-Pasteur rivalry
BCG vaccine was not used in the public health of America, which virtually eliminated tuberculosis without it. BCG vaccine's ... Amid anthrax vaccine's success, Pasteur introduced rabies vaccine (1885), the first human vaccine since Jenner's smallpox ... Brosman, SA (1991). "BCG vaccine in urinary bladder cancer". West J Med. 155 (6): 633. PMC 1003114 . PMID 1812634. Gradmann, ... 2006). "Beneficial non-targeted effects of BCG-ethical implications for the coming introduction of new TB vaccines". ...
*  Albert Calmette
Hawgood BJ (August 2007). "Albert Calmette (1863-1933) and Camille Guérin (1872-1961): the C and G of BCG vaccine". Journal of ... Finally, in 1921, they used BCG to successfully vaccine newborn infants in the Charité in Paris. The vaccination program, ... He discovered the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin, an attenuated form of Mycobacterium bovis used in the BCG vaccine against ... Daniel TM (September 2005). "Leon Charles Albert Calmette and BCG vaccine". The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung ...
*  Neglected tropical diseases
The BCG vaccine has some preventative effect against leprosy. Leprosy has a 5-20 year incubation period, and the symptoms are ... They run three main programs, Sabin Vaccine Development, Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, and Vaccine Advocacy ... Vaccines are under development. It can be diagnosed through a serological test, but it often produces false negatives. The ... The only method of prevention is a vaccine that is under development and prevention of sandfly bites. Diagnosis can by made by ...
*  Immunization during pregnancy
BCG vaccine is used against tuberculosis and is contraindicated in pregnancy. Inactivated bacterial vaccine is used during ... The tetanus vaccine (tetanus toxoid) has shown to be successful in preventing babies from developing tetanus and deaths from ... Immunization during pregnancy, that is the administration of a vaccine to a pregnant woman, is not a routine event as it is ... There was not enough research found in the review to show whether giving the Hib vaccine reduced the number of mothers and ...
*  Science and technology in Venezuela
The combined vaccine was tested worldwide, but was not more effective than regular BCG. A vaccine for leishmaniasis was later ... In 1987, Convit added killed Mycobacterium leprae to the BCG vaccine. ... He is known for his efforts to promote the international development and testing of vaccines against HIV/AIDS. During 17 years ... In 1988, the Venezuelan government nominated Convit for a Nobel Prize in Medicine for his experimental anti-leprosy vaccine. ...
*  Jacinto Convit
In 1987, Convit added killed Mycobacterium leprae to the BCG vaccine. The combined vaccine was tested worldwide, but was not ... This vaccine is based on the idea that cancerous cells appear and propagate because the body does not detect them. A sample of ... A vaccine for leishmaniasis was later developed using Convit's method. He also worked on onchocerciasis, mycosis, and other ... In 1988, Convit was nominated for a Nobel Prize in Medicine for his experimental anti-leprosy vaccine. The son of Francesc ...
*  Denise Faustman
"BCG vaccine could restore proper immune response in type 1 diabetes". Diabetes.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-06-12. Chong AS, Shen J, ... Safety results from a Phase I human clinical trial testing the BCG vaccine in individuals with advanced type 1 diabetes were ... Karaci M, Aydin M (2012). "The effect of BCG vaccine from protection of type 1 diabetes mellitus". J Contemp Med [Turkey]. 2 (1 ... "Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Vaccine". MedlinePlus. Retrieved 2011-06-24. "Faustman Lab Website". Retrieved 2011-06-24. " ...
*  Dorothy Price
She was interested in the controversial BCG vaccine which could protect against tuberculosis. Her work with tuberculin had ... was an Irish physician who was key to the elimination of childhood tuberculosis in Ireland by introducing the BCG vaccine. ... Few of the many thousands of children and young people who have been saved from death or tedious illness by BCG realize what ... In 1949, Price was appointed as the first chairperson of the Irish National BCG Committee. She learned German while working at ...
*  Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis
The BCG vaccine prevents severe forms of TB in children, such as TB meningitis. It would be expected that BCG would have the ... The effect of BCG against XDR-TB would therefore likely be very limited. New vaccines are urgently needed, and WHO and members ... The vaccine has shown to be less effective at preventing the most common strains of TB and in blocking TB in adults. ... of the Stop TB Partnership are actively working on new vaccines. Carriers who refuse to wear a mask in public have been ...
*  Globalization and disease
Luckily, the BCG vaccine was developed, which prevents TB meningitis and miliary TB in childhood. But, the vaccine does not ... Finding vaccines at all for some diseases remains extremely difficult. Without vaccines, the global world remains vulnerable to ... The anthrax vaccine was administered to 25 sheep while another 25 were used as a control. On May 31, 1881 all of the sheep were ... The smallpox vaccine was developed in 1798 by Edward Jenner. By 1979 the disease had been completely eradicated, with no new ...
*  Latent tuberculosis
... in the US testers are told to ignore the possibility of false positive due to the BCG vaccine, as the BCG is seen as having ... This can also be triggered by receiving the BCG vaccine, as opposed to a proper infection. Although boosting can occur in any ... or the BCG itself. In the case of BCG vaccinations confusing the results, Interferon-γ (IFN-γ) tests may be used as they will ... In patients who have not had BCG previously, latent TB is diagnosed if the Heaf test is grade 2, 3 or 4, and have no signs or ...
*  Mycobacterium tuberculosis
The BCG vaccine, which was derived from M. bovis, has had limited success in preventing tuberculosis. Philip D'Arcy Hart ... Bell E (October 2005). "Vaccines: A souped-up version of BCG". Nature Reviews Immunology. 5 (10): 746. doi:10.1038/nri1720. ...
*  Mantoux test
Therefore, a positive TST/PPD in a person who has received BCG vaccine is interpreted as latent TB infection (LTBI). Due to the ... According to the Ohio Department of Health and US Department of Health, the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine does not ... A false positive result may be caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria or previous administration of BCG vaccine. Vaccination ... The US recommends that tuberculin skin testing is not contraindicated for BCG-vaccinated persons, and prior BCG vaccination ...
*  Expanded Program on Immunization (Philippines)
Puvacic, S.; Dizdarević, J; Santić, Z; Mulaomerović, M (February 2004). "Protective effect of neonatal BCG vaccines against ... "A Look at Each Vaccine: Hepatitis B Vaccine". Vaccine Education Center. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Archived from ... vaccine system is practiced to assure that all vaccines are utilized before its expiry date. Proper arrangement of vaccines and ... These include storage and transport of vaccines from the primary vaccine store down to the end-user at the health facility, and ...
*  Heaf test
Until 2005, the test was used in the United Kingdom to determine if the BCG vaccine was needed; the Mantoux test is now used ... Patients who exhibited a negative reaction to the test were considered for BCG vaccination. The Heaf test was used to test for ... Grades 1 and 2 could result from previous BCG or avian tuberculosis, rather than human TB infection. Children who were found to ...
*  Nontuberculous mycobacteria
Most patient are aged less than 5 years, but the incidence is rare for children having BCG vaccine. The disease has a high ...
*  Vaccine
"BCG" used to elicit an immune response to the vaccine. The live attenuated vaccine containing strain Yersinia pestis EV is used ... Examples include the polio vaccine, hepatitis A vaccine, rabies vaccine and some influenza vaccines.[citation needed] Some ... The first DIVA vaccines (formerly termed marker vaccines and since 1999 coined as DIVA vaccines) and companion diagnostic tests ... the HPV vaccine, and the chicken pox vaccine. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that licensed vaccines are currently ...
*  Tang Fei-fan
After war he established China's first antibiotic research and penicillin production workshop, as well as normal BCG vaccine ... He made China's first batch of penicillin vaccines and serum with his team for the soldiers at the front. ... he developed China's own yellow fever vaccine. In the mid 1950s, he first cultured the Chlamydia trachomatis agent in the yolk ...
*  Multiple sclerosis drug pipeline
BCG vaccine: The common, live, attenuated vaccine against tuberculosis, has substantially reduced recurrence of symptoms in ... BCG appears safe as a treatment for multiple sclerosis. Low dose naltrexone is also known as LDN. Naltrexone, a pure opiate ... Tovaxin (injectable) A vaccine against self T-Cells, which consist of attenuated autoreactive T cells. It is developed by Opexa ... comparing the six-month run-in phase to the six-month post BCG phase of the experiment. Persistence at subsequent MR scan was ...
*  BCG disease outbreak in Finland in the 2000s
BCG disease is an adverse effect of the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine. The vaccine contains living Mycobacterium bovis BCG, ... when a Swedish-Danish BCG vaccine strain was used. To resolve the issue, Sweden discontinued mass BCG vaccinations to newborns ... while the three other registered deaths were with the new post-August 2002 vaccine (BCG Vaccine SSI). Officially, vaccination ... Finland switched to a Danish strain BCG vaccine which did not have marketing authorization in Finland. Despite lack of ...
*  Badger culling in the United Kingdom
... and an oral badger vaccine. In March 2010, Defra licensed a vaccine for badgers, called the Badger BCG. The vaccine is only ... The BCG vaccine can make cattle sensitive to the tuberculin skin test after vaccination. this means the animal may have a ... As with all vaccines, a cattle vaccine will not guarantee that all vaccinated animals are fully protected from infection. ... including milk pasteurisation and the BCG vaccine, mean it is not a significant risk to human health. The disease affects ...
*  T-SPOT.TB
... but are absent from all currently used BCG vaccines and most nontuberculous mycobacteria. Based on those test principles, it is ... This technique has the advantage that it is comparatively fast (results within 24 hours), and less influenced by previous BCG ...
*  RBCG30
"A novel live recombinant mycobacterial vaccine against bovine tuberculosis more potent than BCG". Vaccine. 24 (10): 1593-600. ... It is a live vaccine, consisting of BCG genetically modified to produce abundant amounts of a 30kDa antigen (Antigen 85B) that ... BCG) vaccines expressing the Mycobacterium tuberculosis 30-kDa major secretory protein induce greater protective immunity ... "Extraordinarily few organisms of a live recombinant BCG vaccine against tuberculosis induce maximal cell-mediated and ...
*  Health in Turkey
Vaccines that are on the existing immunization schedule of the government are free of charge. According to the recent 'WHO ... HepB_pediatric : birth;1, 6 months BCG : 2 months DTaPHibIPV : 2,4,6,18 months Pneumo_conj : 2,4,6,12 months MMR :12 months, 6 ... ISBN 978-975-590-646-1. "WHO vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system. 2017 global summary". "WHO-Diabetes Country ... vaccine-preventable diseases: monitoring system' reported cases for Diphtheria were 0, Measles were 9, Rubella were 7, Mumps ...