In the Northern Territory, Queensland and northern South Australia, the incidence of tuberculosis is higher among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people than among non-Indigenous people. BCG is recommended for young infants living in these regions.1 Consult state and territory guidelines for more details.

See also Vaccination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Last updated: 
6 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
6 June 2018

Definitions

BCG
bacille Calmette-Guérin