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Live Attenuated Contagious Pustular Dermatitis Virus Vaccine

Generic Name: 

Live Attenuated Contagious Pustular Dermatitis Virus Vaccine.

Description:

Pustular dermatitis contagiosum (ORF) is a highly contagious viral disease of sheep and goats characterized by the development of pustules and scaly lesions on the muzzle and lips. The disease is caused by the cutaneotropic ungulatepox virus. The virus is drought tolerant and can survive at room temperature for at least 15 years. The disease is most common in lambs between 3 and 6 months of age, but adult animals can also be severely affected.

Composition:

This vaccine is freeze-dried live attenuated Contagious Pustular Dermatitis viral vaccine. The diluent is used to re-hydrate the freeze-dried component.

Indication:

For the active immunization of healthy sheep and goats against sheep pox and goat pox.

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Pharmaceutical Form:

Freeze-dried

Method of Administration:

The vaccine should be administered through a subcutaneous route.

Presentation:

100-dose vials packed together with the corresponding diluent.

Contradictions:

For veterinarian use only. Do not use if seal is broken or package is damaged. do not do

Vaccinate unhealthy animals. Ewes should be vaccinated at least 4 weeks in advance

If you have lambs or have not yet weaned your lambs. Lambs less than 6 weeks old should not be vaccinated. Because dermatitis contagiosum pustularis (ORF) is contagious to humans, the vaccine should be handled with care and preferably with gloves. All vaccines can cause anaphylactic reactions in some animals. In this case, adrenaline should be administered.

 

Storage:

Store at -20°C. (Freezer). Under these conditions, the shelf life is 2 years. If stored at between +2°C and +8°C (refrigerator) the shelf life is one month.

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