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Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, 2000

Chapter 9
BCG Vaccination

Study Questions

Answers to these questions can be found in the text.

  1. What is the current recommendation concerning BCG vaccination for most persons in the United States?
  2. Under what circumstances should BCG vaccination be considered in the United States?
  3. When is BCG vaccination contraindicated?

  4. When should a diagnosis of TB infection be considered in a BCG-vaccinated person?


Released October 2008
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