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  • Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG): SFAF
    an attenuated strain of Mycobacterium bovis. BCG is used in some countries as a vaccine against tuberculosis. BCG vaccination renders the PPD test unusable as a test for the presence of M. tuberculosis. BCG adenitis is an illness caused by BCG that is present in some infants with HIV and is characterized by inflammation of the lymph nodes.

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