Who should have BCG

Who should not have BCG

*Neonates who have a family history of Tuberculosis in the las five years.

*People who have been vaccinated with BCG, and people with a history of TB.

*Neonates, infants, and children below 16 years who born or whom their parent born in a country with an incidence of T.B > 40 per 100,000.

*People with a positive TST (Mantoux)

*Contacts aged under 36 years of those with active respiratory TB.

*People who have had a history of anaphylactic reaction to any of the substances used in the vaccine.

*Healthcare workers and laboratory staff (irrespective of age) who have contact with patients.

*Neonates in a household where a case of TB is suspected or confirmed.

*New immigrants aged 16 - 35 years from Sub-Saharan Africa or a country with an incidence of TB > 500 per 100,000.

*People who are seriously unwell or have a septic condition at the site of injection.

*Immunocompromised people.

*Pregnant women