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BCG

bCG

Bacille Calmette-Guerin. A strain of Mycobacterium bovis which has been grown multiple generations on potato bile glycerine agar, to a point where the strain is not regarded as pathogenic. It is used to nonspecifically stimulate the immune response in patients with certain malignancies—e.g., melanoma.

BCG

Abbreviation for:
Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (Medspeak-UK)  
bromcresol green
bronchocentric granulomatosis

bCG

bacillus Calmette-Guerin Alternative oncology A strain of Mycobacterium bovis that has been grown multiple generations on potato bile glycerine agar to a point where it is is used to nonspecifically stimulate the immune response in Pts with certain malignancies–eg, melanoma. See Immune booster; Cf Coley's toxin, Ubenimex.

BCG

Abbreviation for bacille Calmette-Guérin.

BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin)

a live, weakened strain of the BACTERIUM Mycobacterium bovis, used as a VACCINE against TUBERCULOSIS.
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