Difference in Severity of Tuberculosis in Children with or without a BCG Scar

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Gunadi Santosa
Makmuri Muhammad Syamsuri
I Gusti Gde Djelantik
Elisabeth Projogo
I Gusti Nyoman Gde Ranuh


Tuberculosis can also be found in BCG vaccinated children. An attempt is made to know the difference in severity of tuberculosis in children vaccinated or not vaccinated with BCG.'.

Our impression is that tuberculosis occurs less frequent and less severe among BCG vaccinated children compared with unvaccinated children.

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Santosa G, Syamsuri M, Djelantik IG, Projogo E, Ranuh IGN. Difference in Severity of Tuberculosis in Children with or without a BCG Scar. PI [Internet]. 25Apr.2019 [cited 25Jul.2021];25(5-6):87-2. Available from: https://paediatricaindonesiana.org/index.php/paediatrica-indonesiana/article/view/2189
Pediatric Respirology
Received 2019-04-25
Published 2019-04-25


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