Tuberculosis: Recommended vaccinations
  General recommendation
  Recommendation for specific groups only
  Catch-up (e.g. if previous doses missed)
 
Vaccination not funded by the National Health system
 
Mandatory vaccination
BirthWeeksMonthsYears
6677111417
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
BCG1
BCG2
BCG3
BCG3
BCG3
Croatia
BCG4
Cyprus
BCG5
Czech Republic
BCG6
Denmark
Estonia
BCG7
Finland
BCG8
France
BCG9
Germany
Greece
BCG10
Hungary
BCG
Iceland
Ireland
BCG
Italy
Latvia
BCG11
Liechtenstein
BCG12
Lithuania
BCG
Luxembourg
BCG5
Malta
BCG13
Netherlands
Norway
BCG14
Poland
BCG15
Portugal
BCG
Romania
BCG16
Slovakia
Slovenia
BCG17
Spain
Sweden
BCG18
United Kingdom
BCG19

Footnotes:

  1. Administration after 48 hours from birth.
  2. Only after negative Montoux test
  3. Booster dose after negative Montoux test
  4. Vaccination preferable at the time of delivery in the hospital. otherwise it should be given before 1 year of age.
  5. vaccines only given on specific indications
  6. Administered from 4th day until 6 weeks after birth. Given only to babies in at-risk groups.
  7. Administration in the 1-5 days after birth
  8. For specific at risk-groups only (to be given at the earliest age)
  9. Only recommended for children at high-risk of tuberculosis. Please refer to original document for detailled information on risk-groups.
  10. Vaccination is also recommended for infants and children up to the age of 5 years who belong to an increased risk groups and who have not been previously vaccinated
  11. From 12 hours of life. If the vaccine is given at the age of two months, a tuberculin test is performed prior to vaccination
  12. for newborns and infants under 12 months, if their parents are from countries with high TB prevalence
  13. Free of charge only for children in defined at-risk groups.
  14. Specific at-risk groups only
  15. Administration within 24 hours after birth
  16. Administration during the 2-7 days after delivery
  17. Newborn infants of immigrant families who moved to Slovenia from countries with a high incidence of tuberculosis in the last 5 years
  18. Recommended for children exposed to increased risk; The vaccine is usually given as a single dose from 6 months of age, but should be given earlier in case of high risk.
  19. For infants in areas of the country with TB incidence >= 40/100,000. Infants with a parent or grandparent born in a high incidence country.