Tuberculosis: the green book, chapter 32

Tuberculosis immunisation information for public health professionals, including updates.


Tuberculosis: the green book, chapter 32

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Chapter 32 update patches

Human tuberculosis (TB) is caused by infection with bacteria of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (M. tuberculosis, M. bovis or M. africanum) and may affect almost any part of the body.

Published 20 March 2013
Last updated 3 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated chapter with the latest information about a licensed BCG vaccine now available in the UK.

  2. Updated the Body text to include a link to National Archives (chapter update patches) and NHS Choices.

  3. First published.