Equiplas WNVThis page contains information on Equiplas WNV for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Equiplas WNV Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Equiplas WNV
- Direction and dosage information for Equiplas WNV
Equiplas WNVThis treatment applies to the following species:
WEST NILE VIRUS ANTIBODY, EQUINE ORIGIN
Only for use in horses by a licensed veterinarian
The equine 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 to provide passive immunity as an aid in the control of disease associated with West Nile Virus in adult equidae.
DOSAGE: One dose of 2ml/kg is recommended IV.
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 by microwaves. Administer directly from the bag 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 WNV Caution
This product is frozen immediately after collection and is not pasteurized or otherwise treated. The transmission of infectious diseases is possible with the administration of any blood product.
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