Sponsor: 
Sanofi-Aventis Australia
Administration route: 
Intradermal
Vaccine group: 
BCG vaccines

BCG (bacille Calmette–Guérin) live vaccine.

1.5 mg lyophilised powder in a multidose vial with separate diluent.

Reconstituted vaccine contains:

  • 8–32 x 106 colony forming units per mL of an attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis
  • 1.5% w/v monosodium glutamate

May contain traces of polysorbate 80.

Reconstituted volume provides about 10 adult or 20 infant doses.

No product information for BCG vaccine is available.

Audience: 
Infants and children
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Last updated: 
4 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
4 June 2018

Definitions

BCG
bacille Calmette-Guérin