Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 24th, 1997
In a study of tuberculosis infection among children in Botswana, where 90 percent of infants receive bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination at birth, researcher D. Rumisha and colleagues found that an induration of 10 mm was indicative of active infection and not vaccine-induced anergy.
The authors also found a surprisingly high incidence of tuberculosis infection...
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