|Last Updated:||September 1, 2005|
|Location:||Madras (aka Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India|
|Subordinate To:||Government of India|
The laboratory has been successful is its development of the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine. The vaccine is designed to protect against tuberculosis.
 Ananth Iyer, "Serum Institute to Launch BCG Vaccine Shortly," Express Healthcare Management, 2000, www.expresshealthcaremgmt.com.
 Sachin Chaturvedi, and Beena Pandey, "Vaccine Policy in India," Biotechnology and Development Monitor, 25 December 1995, www.biotech-monitor.nl.