oa South African Medical Journal - Limitations of the accelerated BCG reaction as a test for previous infection with the tubercle bacillus
|Article Title||Limitations of the accelerated BCG reaction as a test for previous infection with the tubercle bacillus|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 King George V Hospital, Durban|
|Publication Date||Oct 1965|
|Pages||847 - 850|
|Keyword(s)||Accelerated BCG reaction, Immunology, Mass immunisation, Previous infection and Tubercle bacillus|
Accelerated BCG reactions, in addition to signalling the 'Koch phenomenon' in the presence of tuberculous infection, also occur in the presence of various atypical or non-specific mycobacterial infections, which are widespread in the Durban area.
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