Details for BCG vaccine and its components.
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 on the TGA website.
- bacille Calmette-Guérin
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