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Susceptibility of Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccine strains to antituberculous antibiotics

Ritz, Nicole, Tebruegge, Marc, Connell, Tom G., Sievers, Aina, Robins-Browne, Roy and Curtis, Nigel (2009) Susceptibility of Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccine strains to antituberculous antibiotics Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 53, (1), pp. 316-318. (doi:10.1128/AAC.01302-08). (PMID:18955515).

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Mycobacterium bovis BCG is one of the most commonly administered vaccines. Complications, including disseminated BCG disease, are rare but increasingly reported in immunodeficient children. There is growing recognition of the importance of differences between BCG vaccine strains. We determined the susceptibilities of five genetically distinct BCG vaccine strains to 12 antituberculous drugs.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 27 October 2008
Published date: January 2009
Organisations: Faculty of Medicine


Local EPrints ID: 338179
ISSN: 0066-4804
PURE UUID: ca2d1490-24c3-4842-952a-815fc5fc8e85

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Date deposited: 11 May 2012 08:20
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:58

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Author: Nicole Ritz
Author: Marc Tebruegge
Author: Tom G. Connell
Author: Aina Sievers
Author: Roy Robins-Browne
Author: Nigel Curtis

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