oa South African Medical Journal - BCG and tuberculin conversion - a survey

Volume 41, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The tuberculin conversion following BCG one year previously, without a preliminary tuberculin test, of 7,151 White schoolchildren is just over 50% and should the basic level of tuberculin reactors in this group be approximately 10%, the level of conversion I year after BCG leaves much to be desired.

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