BCG. Definition

Medical Definition: BCG

Attenuated form of Mycobacterium bovis (bacillus Calmette-Guérin) that does not cause disease. BCG is used as a solution to help the immune system in the treatment of bladder cancer and as a vaccine to prevent tuberculosis. Also called bacillus Calmette-Guérin. It is a vaccine used to prevent tuberculosis. Bacilli is composed of live, attenuated not cause disease in people with normal immunity.

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