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Table 1 BCG vaccine is contraindicated in

From: Disseminated Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) infections in infants with immunodeficiency

Neonates who have
 Lymphopenia, neutropenia, congenital anemia, or pancytopenia
 Illness of undetermined etiology
 Immunosuppressive infection (e.g., HIV or CMV)
 Conceivable need for organ transplant (e.g., bone marrow transplantation)
 Conceivable need for immunosuppressive therapy (e.g., steroid)
 Conceivable need for cytotoxic therapy (e.g., in the presence of a tumor)
Neonates with any family members who have
 Known or suspected immunodeficiency (including familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis‎)
 BCG-associated complications (including suppurative adenitis)
 Lymphopenia or pancytopenia due to an inherited hematologic disorder
 Frequent infections or any serious health condition of unknown cause
 History of death in infancy of an undetermined cause
 Household where an index case of TB is suspected or confirmed