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Substance Name: BCG Vaccine
ID: D001500000

Note

  • An active immunizing agent and a viable avirulent attenuated strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, var. bovis, which confers immunity to mycobacterial infections. It is used also in immunotherapy of neoplasms due to its stimulation of antibodies and non-specific immunity.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Adjuvants, Immunologic
  • Immunologic Factors
  • Vaccines

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • BCG Vaccine

MeSH Heading

  • BCG Vaccine

Synonyms

  • Bacillus Calmette Guerin Vaccine
  • Bacillus Calmette-Guerin
  • Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Vaccine
  • BCG
  • Calmette Guerin Bacillus Vaccine
  • Calmette's Vaccine
  • OncoTICE /TICE BCG
  • OncoTICE BCG
  • Theracys
  • TICE BCG

Registry Number

  • D001500000