Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 12th, 2002
Dr. Amminikutty Jeevan and colleagues at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center in College Station, Texas, and the National Cancer Institute in Frederick, Maryland, investigated the molecular effects of the BCG vaccine in animals.
The vaccine significantly heightens levels of cytokines linked to productive immune activity, Jeevan and coworkers found.
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