Vaccine 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.
Laboratório Avançado de Saúde Pública, Instituto Gonçalo Moniz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (IGM/Fiocruz), Salvador, Bahia 40296 710, Brazil; Departamento de Ciências da Vida, Universidade Estadual da Bahia (UNEB), Salvador, BA 41150 000, Brazil. Electronic address:
Introduction: BCG is the only licensed vaccine against tuberculosis (TB) and, in Brazil, comprises part of the recommended vaccine schedule within the first month of life. Due to a local manufacturing shortage of BCG Moreau, BCG Russia was introduced in 2017 by the Brazilian Ministry of Health.
Objective: To evaluate differences in immune responses induced by BCG Moreau and BCG Russia in infants, in addition to scar formation. Read More