Unlicensed BCG vaccine: advice for healthcare professionals
Guidance and advice for healthcare professionals on the administration and storage of the unlicensed BCG vaccine supplied by Intervax Ltd.
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Guidance for healthcare professionals on the use of the unlicensed BCG vaccine in response to a vaccine shortage. This information will be supplied with the delivery of Intervax BCG vaccine. This guide provides information on:
- how to reconstitute the paediatric and adult dose
- store the vaccine
- how to administer the vaccine
- important eligibility criteria
This is available to download only and is not available in hard copy from the Health and Social Care Publications Orderline.
Published: 27 June 2016
Updated: 28 February 2017
- Leaflet revised in relation to vaccine supply and programme delivery feedback.
- Revised to include recommendations on administering the vaccine.
- Content has been amended in line with changes in vaccine supply and administration.
- First published.