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BCG Vaccine

"BCG Vaccine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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An active immunizing agent and a viable avirulent attenuated strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, var. bovis, which confers immunity to mycobacterial infections. It is used also in immunotherapy of neoplasms due to its stimulation of antibodies and non-specific immunity.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "BCG Vaccine" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "BCG Vaccine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.