1 Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Københavns Universitet2 Institute of Nutrition, Medical College of Qingdao University3 Section of Global Health, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Københavns Universitet4 Department of Pediatrics, Guilin Medical College Affiliated Hospital, Guilin 541001, PR China5 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Sixth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510655, PR China6 Section of Global Health, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Københavns Universitet
The diameter of BCG scars was effectively correlated with PPD response, which indicates BCG scar formation may be an useful tool to evaluate the effect of tuberculosis prevention. VA combined VD supplementation may play an immuno-regulatory role in BCG revaccination. This may contribute to the prevention of childhood tuberculosis.
Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 2014, Vol 7, Issue 2, p. 130-5
The Faculty of Health Science; Bacille Calmette-Guérin; Purified protein derivative; Revaccination; Tuberculosis; Vitamin A; Vitamin D