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Tuberculin skin reactivity four years after neonatal BCG vaccination.
  1. L P Ormerod,
  2. J M Garnett
  1. Chest Clinic, Blackburn Royal Infirmary, Lancashire.


    Two hundred and sixty one of 279 (93.5%) children known to be tuberculin positive shortly after receiving their neonatal BCG vaccination were still tuberculin positive at age 4 years. The results confirm the continuing effectiveness of neonatal BCG at 4 years.

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