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
677111417
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
BCG14
Norway
BCG15
Poland
BCG16
Portugal
BCG
Romania
BCG17
Slovakia
Slovenia
BCG18
Spain
Sweden
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. vaccines only given on specific indications. please refer to https://www.kncvtbc.org/uploaded/2019/06/Handboek-Tuberculose-Nederland-2019-def.pdf for specific indications
  15. Specific at-risk groups only
  16. Administration within 24 hours after birth
  17. Administration during the 2-7 days after delivery
  18. Newborn infants of immigrant families who moved to Slovenia from countries with a high incidence of tuberculosis in the last 5 years
  19. BCG vaccination is recommended for children who are at increased risk of being infected with TB according to the following criteria: (1) family origin from a country with increased or high TB incidence, (2) current TB in a close relative or household contact (3) for planned longer (more than three months) stay in a country or area with high TB prevalence, if the child comes into close contact with the local population For more information, please visit: https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/smittskydd-beredskap/vaccinationer/vacciner-a-o/tuberkulos-tb/