Equiplas REAThis page contains information on Equiplas REA for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Equiplas REA Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Equiplas REA
- Direction and dosage information for Equiplas REA
Equiplas REAThis treatment applies to the following species:
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.
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
1535 TEMPLETON ROAD, TEMPLETON, CA, 93465
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