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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.
For Product Information and Consumer Medicine Information about BCG vaccine visit the Therapeutic Goods Administration website.
Additional vaccine information
For detailed advice on vaccine dosage, administration, contraindications and precautions, and variations from product information, please visit the relevant disease chapter/s.