Tuberculosis Collection

Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in First Nations preschool children in Alberta: Implications for BCG (bacille Calmette-Guérin) vaccine withdrawal.

2007

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This article aims to confirm the safety of BCG vaccine withdrawal by determining the annual risk of TB infection among preschool First Nations children in Alberta born on reserve and living there in 2004-5.

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in First Nations preschool children in Alberta: Implications for BCG (bacille Calmette-Guérin) vaccine withdrawal..

Jacobs, S., Warman, A., Roehirg, N., Yacoub, W., Wijayasinghe, C., Richardson, R., Benjamin, E. et al. (2007). Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in First Nations preschool children in Alberta: Implications for BCG (bacille Calmette-Guérin) vaccine withdrawal. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 98(2), 116-20.

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