BCG VACCINE- CONTRAINDICATIONS
Any condition that the lowers the body’s resistance to infection (i.e. immunocompromised state) such as
- HIV Positive/AIDS
- Congenital immunodeficiency (present from birth)
- Children on long term steroids
- Children suffering from leukemia (blood cancer) and other malignant tumors
- Children on immunosuppressive therapy – Post bone marrow transplant. Post kidney transplant, etc.