Uses

This vaccine is used to prevent tuberculosis (TB) in people who have not been infected with the disease but are at a high risk of getting it. This vaccine is not used to treat tuberculosis.This vaccine contains live bacteria that have been weakened. It works by causing the body to produce its own protection (antibodies) against the bacteria that causes tuberculosis.This form of the vaccine is not used to treat or prevent bladder cancer.

How to use BCG VACCINE (TICE STRAIN) Vial

This vaccine is given by injection into the skin by a health care professional. It is usually given as a single dose in the upper arm area.

Dosage is based on your age.

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