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Tuberculous meningitis: more evidence for protective effect of BCG
  1. M A Anjay1,
  2. P Anoop2
  1. 1Paediatrics, Airedale General Hospital, Steeton, Keighley, West Yorkshire, UK
  2. 2Paediatric Haemato-oncology, Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Anjay M A Pillai
    Flat 32, Teal House, Skipton Road, Eastburn, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD20 8US, UK; anjayma{at}

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Walker et al1 rightly concluded that the bacille Calmette–Guérin (BCG) vaccination does have a noteworthy protective effect against tuberculous meningitis (TBM). However, it might be worth pointing out that the analysis does not include a few recent studies, which lead to the same conclusion based on robust …

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