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Can baby get TB from someone who has recieved the BCG vaccine?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: Evaluation

Individuals who are vaccinated with BCG though can still get TB, since the protection by the vaccination decreases over time,.
Babies have immature immune systems, so if there is any doubt, a TB test can be performed.

In brief: Evaluation

Individuals who are vaccinated with BCG though can still get TB, since the protection by the vaccination decreases over time,.
Babies have immature immune systems, so if there is any doubt, a TB test can be performed.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Dr. Terence Chapman
Urology - Oncology

In brief: No

No.

In brief: No

No.
Dr. Terence Chapman
Dr. Terence Chapman
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