The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 71, Issue 12, pp 1083–1084 | Cite as

Protective efficacy of BCG

  • Soumya Swaminathan


Tuberculin Skin Test Protective Efficacy Positive Tuberculin Skin Test Universal Immunization Good Diagnostic Test 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Soumya Swaminathan
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  1. 1.Yakshma Anusandhana KendraTuberculosis Research Center, ICMRChennaiIndia

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