Mycobacterium bovis (Bacillus Calmette and Guerin (BCG) strain) - medicine shortage information
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ONCOTICE BCG 5 hundred million CFU powder for injection vial
AUST R: 59912
Mycobacterium bovis (Bacillus Calmette and Guerin (BCG) strain)
Injection, powder for
Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd
01 Jan 2019
31 Dec 2021
Unexpected increase in consumer demand
An unregistered product has been approved for supply under Section 19A. See the website: https://www.tga.gov.au/ws-s19a-index and search for the active ingredient.