Bacillus Calmette-Guerin. Definition

Medical Definition: Bacillus Calmette-Guerin

Attenuated form of Mycobacterium bovis (bacillus Calmette-Guérin) that does not cause disease. The bacillus Calmette-Guérin 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 BCG.

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