PureVax FeLV (Canada)

This page contains information on PureVax FeLV for veterinary use.
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  • PureVax FeLV Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for PureVax FeLV
  • Direction and dosage information for PureVax FeLV

PureVax FeLV

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Merial

Feline Leukemia Vaccine

Live Canarypox Vector


PUREVAX® FeLV contains a nonadjuvanted suspension of a recombinant canarypox vectored vaccine expressing the env and gag genes of the feline leukemia virus. Safety and immunogenicity of this product have been demonstrated by vaccination and challenge tests in susceptible cats.

PureVax FeLV Indications

PUREVAX® FeLV is recommended for the vaccination of healthy cats 8 weeks of age and older for the prevention of disease due to feline leukemia virus.

DOSAGE: Aseptically inject 1 mL (1 dose) subcutaneously into healthy cats 8 weeks of age and older. For primary vaccination, revaccinate with a second 1 mL dose 3 to 4 weeks later. Revaccinate annually with a single 1 mL dose. Diagnostic testing for FeLV prior to vaccination is recommended.

PRECAUTIONS: Store at 2-8°C. Do not use chemicals to sterilize syringes and needles. Inactivate all unused contents and discard container according to local regulations. Contains traces of gentamicin. The safety of this vaccine in pregnant cats has not been determined. In rare instances, administration of vaccines may cause lethargy, fever, and inflammatory or hypersensitivity types of reactions. Treatment may include antihistamines, anti-inflammatories, and/or epinephrine.


Manufactured By MERIAL - F-69007 LYON - France

Distributed by MERIAL CANADA, INC - Baie d’Urfé, Qc - H9X 4B6

PUREVAX is a registered trademark of MERIAL

037 826532

Presentation: 10 x 1 dose (1 mL) and 50 x 1 dose (1 mL).

NAC No.: 11821331

Telephone:   514-457-1555
Order Desk:   888-637-4251 (888-MERIAL1)
Fax:   514-457-1175
Website:   www.merial.ca
Email:   service.canada@merial.com
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