BCG Laboratory, Madras

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Last Updated: September 1, 2005
Location: Madras (aka Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India
Subordinate To: Government of India
Size: N/A
Facility Status: Active

The laboratory has been successful is its development of the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine. The vaccine is designed to protect against tuberculosis.

[1] Ananth Iyer, "Serum Institute to Launch BCG Vaccine Shortly," Express Healthcare Management, 2000,
[2] Sachin Chaturvedi, and Beena Pandey, "Vaccine Policy in India," Biotechnology and Development Monitor, 25 December 1995,

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