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BCG may refer to:


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

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]

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3651 news items

FiercePharma Manufacturing
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:46:11 -0700

When a shortage of BCG vaccine used to treat tuberculosis and bladder cancer developed two years ago because of serious problems at a Sanofi ($SNY) Pasteur plant, the FDA asked Merck ($MRK) to pick up the slack. But Merck has had manufacturing ...

Vancouver Sun

ChicagoNow (blog)
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:45:00 -0700

Since 2012 BCG, the gold standard treatment for stage one bladder cancer, has intermittently been unavailable to patients on an international scale. A BCG shortage stands most of us in my community completely still. Imagine, if you will, the ...

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Barron's (blog)
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:58:34 -0700

Foreign mass market brands, or foreign volume brands as the BCG calls it, owns about half of the market. Germany's Volkswagen is the market leader, followed by Korea's Hyundai and Japan's Toyota. The foreign luxury brands have the rest 7% market. Audi ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:57:31 -0700

The fastest-growing area for robots in coming years, says BCG, will be “personal” uses like entertainment, cleaning, and education—which is expected to grow from $1 billion in 2010 to $9 billion in 2025. However, industrial uses will remain the bread ...
Traders Magazine
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:38:02 -0700

Every year, Cantor Fitzgerald and its affiliate BCG Partners holds its Charity Day event to commemorate the events of September 11 and to raise and donate money to charities around the globe. This year, Canter and BCG raised an estimated $12 million ...

Financial News

Financial News
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:03:45 -0700

US-based Teschner, a practice leader in US capital markets at BCG, was also formerly a member of the board of S&P Dow Jones Indices where he played a key role in a joint venture between McGraw-Hill and CME Group. He joins Algomi as the firm's ...

Business Standard

Business Standard
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:07:30 -0700

BCG believes that banks that have a strong control over the payments system in the industry will be more successful in the process of digitisation. This is because going ahead most of the payments growth is likely to be on the digital channel such as ...


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 ...

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