TITLE

`Poor' vaccine ruled out in TB puzzle

AUTHOR(S)
Day, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/13/96, Vol. 151 Issue 2038, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a British study designed to explain why the BCG vaccine often fails to protect against tuberculosis (TB) in developing countries. Rejection of notion that poor quality of vaccines render the TB treatment ineffective; Exposure of children in tropical countries to numerous other mycobacteria; Ways in which mycobacteria can interfere with the BCG vaccine.
ACCESSION #
9612114909

 

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