bacillus Calmette-Guérin


bacillus Cal·​mette-Gué·​rin -ˌkal-ˈmet-(ˌ)gā-ˈraⁿ, -ˈran How to pronounce bacillus Calmette-Guérin (audio)
: an attenuated strain of tubercle bacillus developed by repeated culture on a medium containing bile and used in preparation of tuberculosis vaccines

called also bacille Calmette-Guérin

compare bcg vaccine

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bacillus Calmette-Guérin


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“Bacillus Calmette-Guérin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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