Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Scar Formation and Tuberculin Skin Test Response After Bacillus Calmette-Guerin Vaccination: Does Prematurity or Low Birth Weight Have an Impact?

Sinem Oral Cebeci 1 , Sultan Kavuncuoglu 2 , Ozden Turel 3 , Esin Yildiz Aldemir 2 and Selcen Yaroglu Kazanci 4 , *
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1 Pediatric Emergency Department, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Neonatology Department, Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
4 Department of Pediatrics, Bakirkoy Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: April 2017, 27 (2); e4932
  • Published Online: January 16, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 3, 2015
  • Revised: October 29, 2016
  • Accepted: December 20, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.4932

To Cite: Oral Cebeci S, Kavuncuoglu S, Turel O, Yildiz Aldemir E, Yaroglu Kazanci S. Scar Formation and Tuberculin Skin Test Response After Bacillus Calmette-Guerin Vaccination: Does Prematurity or Low Birth Weight Have an Impact?, Iran J Pediatr. 2017 ; 27(2):e4932. doi: 10.5812/ijp.4932.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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