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
BCG
Liechtenstein
BCG11
Lithuania
BCG
Luxembourg
BCG5
Malta
BCG12
Netherlands
Norway
BCG13
Poland
BCG14
Portugal
BCG
Romania
BCG15
Slovakia
Slovenia
BCG16
Spain
Sweden
BCG17
United Kingdom
BCG18

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 at birth and catch-up to 5 years in high-risk groups. Mantoux test at school between 4 and 6 years.
  11. for newborns and infants under 12 months, if their parents are from countries with high TB prevalence
  12. Free of charge only for children in defined at-risk groups.
  13. For specific at risk-groups only. 3 doses within the first year of life.
  14. Administration within 24 hours after birth
  15. Administration during the 2-7 days after delivery
  16. Recommended to newborn infants of immigrant families who moved to Slovenia from countries with a high prevalence of tuberculosis in the last 5 years
  17. 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.
  18. 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.