BCG vaccination in the first year of life protects children of Indian subcontinent ethnic origin against tuberculosis in England.
BCG vaccination in infancy was found to be associated with a lower protective efficacy than has been found for the secondary school age BCG programme but nevertheless the protection is substantial and, in the United Kingdom, BCG vaccination of infants considered to be at relatively higher risk of tuberculosis is likely to reduce the incidence of childhood tuberculosis.
Mots-clés Pascal : Mycobactériose, Bactériose, Infection, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, BCG, Vaccination, Tuberculose, Nouveau né, Indien, Ethnie, Prévention, Age, Homme, Angleterre
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mycobacterial infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe, BCG, Vaccination, Tuberculosis, Newborn, Indian, Ethnic group, Prevention, Age, Human, England
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Code Inist : 002A05B12. Création : 199406.