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Equiplas REA

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Equiplas REA

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Manufacturer: Plasvacc

RHODOCOCCUS EQUI ANTIBODY, EQUINE ORIGIN

For use in horses only by a licensed veterinarian

The plasma contains no preservatives or additives. The donor used has been found free of hemolysins against 32 of the main antigens in blood groups A, C, D, K, P, Q, U and negative for agglutinins in blood groups Aa and Qa. Donor has also tested negative for EIA, EVA, dourine, piroplasmosis, brucellosis and glanders.

INDICATION: This product can be administered as an aid in the management and control of respiratory disease associated with Rhodococcus equi in foals.

DOSAGE:

1. One initial dose is recommended for foals less than 2 months of age.

2. A second dose may be administered 4-6 weeks later, based upon experience with similar circumstances of the endemic area.

ADMINISTRATION: The plasma should be kept frozen until required. It should be thawed using only warm water and then warmed to body temperature. Plasma can be damaged by thawing in very hot water or microwaves. Administer by slow filtered intravenous infusion. Do not add anything to the product. Caution should be taken to avoid volume overload. Complications are very infrequent but may include mild reactions such as tachypnea and trembling. If these symptoms become severe and include sweating and excessive shaking, it is advisable to slow the rate of administration or to stop and restart in 5-10 minutes. If the symptoms recur or persist, discontinue administration.

Equiplas REA Caution

This product is frozen immediately after collection and is not pasteurized. The transmission of viral diseases is possible with the administration of any blood product, as is the development of serum sickness, but these are rare occurrences using plasma in equidae.

ADMINISTER THROUGH A FILTERED BLOOD ADMINISTRATION SET

US Vet Lic No. 360

950ML Single Dose

Plasvacc USA Inc., 1535 Templeton Road, Templeton, CA 93465

(800) 654-9743

usmail@plasvaccusa.com

NAC No.: 11280113

PLASVACC USA INC.
1535 TEMPLETON ROAD, TEMPLETON, CA, 93465
Telephone:   805-434-0321
Order Desk:   800-654-9743
Fax:   805-434-2720
Website:   www.foalsbeststart.com
    www.plasvaccusa.com
Email:   usmail@plasvaccusa.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Equiplas REA information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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