BCG vaccination reduces risk of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis as detected by gamma interferon release assay.


Eisenhut, M; Paranjothy, S; Abubakar, I; Bracebridge, S; Lilley, M; Mulla, R; Lack, K; Chalkley, D; McEvoy, M; (2009) BCG vaccination reduces risk of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis as detected by gamma interferon release assay. Vaccine, 27 (44). pp. 6116-20. ISSN 0264-410X DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2009.08.031

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Abstract

To investigate whether BCG vaccination, in addition to a reduction of active tuberculosis, leads to a reduction of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection during an outbreak of tuberculosis.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Research Centre: TB Centre
PubMed ID: 19715782
Web of Science ID: 271486100004
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/486

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