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BCG Vaccine MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
BCG Vaccine
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.894.135.825.100
Unique ID
D001500
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001500
Annotation
BCG vaccination in prev of tuberc = BCG VACCINE (IM) + TUBERCULOSIS (IM); BCG ther of various diseases = BCG VACCINE /‌ther use (IM) + dis /‌drug ther (IM)
Scope Note
An active immunizing agent and a viable avirulent attenuated strain of MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS, which confers immunity to mycobacterial infections. It is used also in immunotherapy of neoplasms due to its stimulation of antibodies and non-specific immunity.
Entry Term(s)
Bacillus Calmette Guerin Vaccine
Calmette Guerin Bacillus Vaccine
Calmette's Vaccine
Pharm Action
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WF 250
See Also
Mycobacterium bovis
Public MeSH Note
1979; see TUBERCULOSIS VACCINES 1974-1978
History Note
1979 (1974)
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
BCG Vaccine Preferred
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