PHARMACEUTICAL FORM. The vaccine is a suspension with brittle sediment at the bottom of the vial which is easily broken by shaking into homogeneous slurry. The fluid above sediment is of yellowish colour. The sediment itself is of greyish-white colour and after shaking turns into greyish suspension.
PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES. Immunity comes in 14 days after the vaccination and is kept for 6 months. The vaccine is not used for medical treatment.
INDICATION. The vaccine is used for preventive immunization of the cattle and sheep against emphysematous carbuncle. Before vaccination all livestock should be inspected and only healthy animals should be vaccinated.
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS. Before usage and during the usage vials with the vaccine are shaken for formation of a homogeneous suspension. In the cold season of the year vials with the vaccine should be warmed up in the water bath up to 37-38о С.
VACCINATION SCHEDULE AND DOSAGE. Cattle at the age from 3 months up to 4 years are subject to vaccination. Calves that have been vaccinated at the age up to 6 months should be provided with the second vaccination after this age. All sheep at the age starting from 6 months and older should be vaccinated on farms with the risk of having emphysematous carbuncle. Cattle and sheep should be injected with the vaccine intramuscularly into the hind extremity with a single injection of 3 or 2 ml according to the indication on the label of the vial, irrespective of the weight, age and fatness.
VACCINE SHELF-LIFE. 12 months from the date of its manufacturing.
CONDITIONS OF STORAGE. The vaccine is stored in a dry, dark place at temperature 2-15 0 С.
PACKAGING. The vaccine is available in 200 ml glass hermetically sealed vials containing 100 doses.