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BCG may refer to:

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Medicine and biochemistry[edit]

  • BCG vaccine (Bacillus Calmette-Guérin), a vaccine for tuberculosis
  • Ballistocardiography, a vital sign caused by the mechanical movement of the heart which can be recorded from the surface of the body
  • Bromocresol green, a dye of the triphenylmethane family (triarylmethane dyes), which is used as a pH indicator and as a tracking dye for DNA agarose gel electrophoresis

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Economic Times
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:16:15 -0700

BCG works with several governments and on many socially relevant initiatives through its social impact initiative. At the global level, it works with the World Food Programme, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Save the Children, Teach for All and ...
 
Digital Ship
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:03:45 -0700

PCVM uses the same simulation engine as the rest of BCG's products, providing a training tool for the VisionMaster radar. The software can be used to familiarise students with the use of the VisionMaster radar for ship navigation and collision ...

Medscape

Medscape
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:24:35 -0700

Researchers have found no evidence that delayed administration of the bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination for tuberculosis (TB) affects immune responses to the vaccine, according to a South African study published online August 8 in the Journal ...

Medscape

Medscape
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 03:07:30 -0700

Children should be vaccinated against tuberculosis as soon as possible after birth in countries with a high incidence of the disease, according to a new meta-analysis. Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination protects against Mycobacterium ...

The Australian Financial Review

The Australian Financial Review
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:52:30 -0700

“War for talent” practices that focus on retaining high performers or just the top executives do not actually boost the bottom line, KPMG and Boston Consulting Group have warned. KPMG's global head, people & change, Mark Spears, spoke with The ...

thejournal.ie

thejournal.ie
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 03:34:00 -0700

THE HSE HAS said that the problem with the shortage of BCG vaccines has now been resolved. In mid-June, there were Europe-wide shortages which the HSE said was due to “problems with the vaccine supplier”. At the time, the HSE stressed that it would ...
 
Scicasts
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:51:35 -0700

The currently available century-old vaccine Bacille Calmette-Guerin, or BCG, provides only partial protection against both tuberculosis and leprosy, so a more potent vaccine is needed to combat both diseases. UCLA-led research may have found a stronger ...

Outbreak News Today

Outbreak News Today
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 18:52:30 -0700

A new study from Public Health England ( PHE ) published in the British Medical Journal Wednesday has found Bacillus Calmette-Guérin ( BCG ) vaccine may protect against M. tuberculosis ( TB ) infection, in addition to decreasing progression of TB from ...
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