Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections

  • Authors: Richard E. Chaisson, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/30/17 (What's New)

Summary

  • BCG vaccine is not recommended in the United States and is contraindicated in people infected with HIV[Starke 2004]
  • WHO recommends that infants infected with HIV should not receive BCG vaccine[Hesseling 2009]

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