Fifty years
Fifty years
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PRODUCTS SUPPLIED OVERSEAS

Serum - Protection from birth onwards

BCG Vaccine (Freeze-Dried)

vaccine diphtheria

INDICATION

For the prevention of Tuberculosis

ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION

Intradermal Injection

DOSE

The vaccine should be administered in the dose of:
0.05 ml, Intradermal for Infants under one year of age
0.1 ml, Intradermal for children over one year of age and adult.

IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE

  • A single dose of BCG vaccine is required to provide lifetime immunity.
  • Booster doses of BCG vaccine are not recommended by WHO.
  • BCG is preferably given at birth to provide protection in the early years when infection can often lead to diseases such as miliary tuberculosis or tubercular meningitis.
  • Infants may receive the vaccine soon after birth or later, but preferably before exposure to persons with active tuberculosis.
PRESENTATION:
20 dose vial (0.05 ml) or
10 dose vial (0.1ml) with diluent.
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