Faculty of Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, L8S 3L8, Canada
This study aimed to review the effect of BCG vaccination against TB infection in young immigrants. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine whether the BCG vaccination is effective against TB infection among immigrant children and young adults. We also examined whether past living history in high-risk areas or countries would impact the effectiveness of BCG vaccination.
BCG vaccination, tuberculosis infection, immigrants, meta-analysis
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