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Turkey Pox Virus Vaccine

Generic Name: 

Turkey Pox Virus Vaccine

Description:

Turkeypox is a disease of turkeys caused by a DNA virus of the genus Avipoxvirus,

Poxvirus family. Its distribution is spread all over the world. It spreads slowly and is characterized by proliferative lesions and crusting of the skin, and diphtherian lesions of the upper gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. The cutaneous form (drypox) has a lower mortality rate and infected birds recover more quickly than the diphtheria form (wet smallpox). In diphtheria type (wet smallpox), proliferative lesions affecting the nasal passages, larynx, or trachea can cause respiratory distress and death from suffocation.

Composition:

This vaccine is a freeze-dried live attenuated Turkey pox viral vaccine prepared Turkey pox virus.The diluent is used to re-hydrate the freeze-dried component.

Indication:

For active vaccination of healthy turkeys against turkeypox.

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Pharmaceutical Form:

Freeze Dried

Method of Administration:

Administered through the Subcutaneous route.

Presentation:

100-dose vials packed together with the diluent.

Contraindication:

For Veterinary use only. For use in Turkeys only. Do not vaccinate un-healthy birds. o not use if seal is broken or package is damaged.

 

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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