Vaccines

BCG

  1. Danish 1331 strain used
  2. Diluent:Normal saline
  3. Intradermal Injection using tuberculin syringe.
  4. Mantoux test positive after 8-14 weeks after vaccination.
  5. DOSE:Strength of vaccine is 0.1mg in o.1ml volume of vaccine.
  6. Dose to newborn is 0.05ml.
  7. Contraindications:Generalized eczema,Infective dermatosis,Hypogammaglobulinaemia,Immune deficiency.

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