Clostridium Perfringens Types C & D Antitoxin, Equine OriginThis page contains information on Clostridium Perfringens Types C & D Antitoxin, Equine Origin for veterinary use.
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Clostridium Perfringens Types C & D Antitoxin, Equine OriginThis treatment applies to the following species:
This potent multivalent antitoxin is specific for use as an aid in the temporary prevention or treatment of clostridial enterotoxemia in cattle, sheep and goats caused by Types B, C and D toxin and in swine when caused by Type C. Type D is not known to cause disease in swine and Type B is not a significant problem in North America.
This product was licensed prior to the requirement to establish a minimum age for use. The exact duration of passive immunity is unknown but literature states approximately 3 weeks.
Safety in pregnant animals is unknown.
Directions For Use
Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter. Shake well before use. Use entire contents when first opened. Store at 2°-8° C. Do not freeze. Do not mix with other products.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION: For prevention lasting approximately 3 weeks, the following doses should be administered subcutaneously:
Suckling lambs, goats and pigs: 5 ml
Suckling calves: 10 ml
Feeder lambs and pigs: 10 ml
Feeder calves and cattle: 25 ml
For treatment, double the preventative dose. A more rapid effect can be achieved by intravenous administration, with repeat dosages as often as 12 hour intervals.
Clostridium is a genus of Gram-positive bacteria. This genus includes several significant human pathogens, including the causative agents of botulism and tetanus.
The normal reproducing cells of Clostridium, called the vegetative form, are rod-shaped. Clostridium endospores have a distinct bowling pin or bottle shape.
Clostridium species inhabit soils and the intestinal tract of animals, including humans.
PrecautionsAnaphylactoid reaction may occur following administration of products of this nature, especially if given intravenously. If noted, administer adrenalin or equivalent. Do not use in equine species.
In case of human exposure, contact a physician.
Contains phenol and thimerosal as preservatives.
Conveniently packaged in 50 ml and 250 ml sizes.
FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY
VLN: 188 / PCN: 6221.00
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