Posts Tagged ‘tubercolosis’

Leprosy: Prevention

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Prevention: primary: no vaccine available Vaccination against tuberculosis (TBC) also called BCG  (Bacille Calmette Guerin against tuberculosis) has some effect secondary=early diagnosis and treatment: chemoprophylaxis (treatment of subclinical leprosy) (destined to those in potential contact) and immunoprophylaxis: single dose of rifampicine 300mg-600mg according to weight tertiary: prevention of disability leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) and TBC BCG […]

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