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Prefarrow Strep Shield

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Prefarrow Strep Shield

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Novartis (Farm Animal)

Streptococcus Suis Bacterin

For Use In Animals Only

Prefarrow Strep Shield Indications

For use in healthy swine as an aid in the prevention of disease caused by Streptococcus suis serotype 2.

ADJUVANT: Aluminum hydroxide.

Directions For Use

Shake well before using. Administer 2 mL intramuscularly to gilts and sows 5 and 2 weeks prior to each farrowing to provide passive protection in the newborn pigs. Administer 2 mL intramuscularly to piglets at 3 and 5 weeks of age for active immunization.


Store out of direct sunlight at 2°-7°C (35°-45°F). DO NOT FREEZE. Use entire contents when first opened. Do not vaccinate within 21 days prior to slaughter. It is essential that newborn pigs receive colostrum from the vaccinated dam to ensure passive immunity. Anaphylactic reactions may occur. Symptomatic treatment: Epinephrine.

U.S. Vet. License No. 303; Novartis Animal Health US, Inc., Larchwood, IA 51241 USA; ©2011 Novartis; Strep Shield is registered trademark of Novartis AG

50 Doses

100 mL


NAC No.: 1114036.7

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