SWIVAX-MHThis page contains information on SWIVAX-MH for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- SWIVAX-MH Indications
- Warnings and cautions for SWIVAX-MH
- Direction and dosage information for SWIVAX-MH
Swivax-mhThis treatment applies to the following species:
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Bacterin
Contents/descriptionSwiVax™-MH is prepared from inactivated cultures of M. hyopneumoniae, combined with an adjuvant. This bacterin is specifically formulated to be delivered transdermally using the Derma-Vac™ NF Transdermal Vaccination System.
SWIVAX-MH IndicationsUsing the Derma-Vac™ NF Transdermal Vaccination System according to directions, for the needle-free vaccination of healthy swine, 3 weeks of age or older, to aid in the reduction/control of respiratory disease due to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Efficacy was demonstrated at 4 weeks and at 23 weeks after 3 week old piglets were vaccinated with a single dose of the product.
SWIVAX-MH Dosage And AdministrationShake well. For best results, vaccination of all swine in a herd is recommended. Aseptically deliver a single needle-free 0.5 ml dose transdermally (TD) perpendicular to the muscles of the anterior half of the neck in healthy swine using the Derma-Vac™ NF Transdermal Vaccination System according to product indications.
Precaution/withdrawals/stabilityStore at 2-8°C (35-46°F). Do not freeze. Use entire contents when first opened. Do not vaccinate within 21 days prior to slaughter. In case of accidental human exposure, consult a physician.
WarningTransient swelling (typically 1-5 cm) occurs at site of injection in approximately 75% of animals vaccinated transdermally. Persistent swelling may occur in some animals.
For product technical inquiries, please call 1-888-637-4251.
Presentations500-dose (250 mL) plastic vials (20 unit case = 10,000 treatments).
Produced By: MERIAL INC., Athens, GA 30601 USA, Vet. Lic. No. 298
Swine Head Iogo is a trademark and SwiVax and Derma-Vac are trademarks of Merial.
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