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BCG

BCG

bacille Calmette-Guérin.

BCG

abbreviation for bacille Calmette-Guérin.

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.

BCG,

BCG

bacille Calmette-Guérin, an avirulent strain of Mycobacterium bovis.

BCG test
is sometimes used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis in dogs as being more reliable and sensitive than tuberculin testing.
BCG vaccination
has been used in the control of tuberculosis in cattle but has many disadvantages, especially interference with tuberculin testing, and is not recommended for use unless the prevalence of the disease is very high.
BCG vaccine
contains living BCG organisms. It was developed for use in the control of tuberculosis in humans. Contains living BCG organisms. Is used as a nonspecific stimulant to antibody production in chronic diseases, e.g. equine sarcoid and neoplasia in dogs.
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