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Forte Micro

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Elanco (Aqua Health)

AEROMONAS SALMONICIDA, VIBRIO ANGUILLARUM-ORDALII-SALMONICIDA BACTERIN

FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY

STORE BETWEEN 2-8°C (35-46°F)

Contains formalin inactivated cultures of Aeromonas salmonicida, Vibrio anguillarum serotypes I and II, Vibrio ordalii and Vibrio salmonicida serotypes I and II in liquid emulsion with an oil based adjuvant.

USES: For the vaccination of healthy salmonids as an aid in the prevention of furunculosis, vibriosis, and cold water vibriosis.

VACCINATION PROGRAM: This bacterin has been shown to be safe and effective when administered by intraperitoneal injection to salmonids 10 g or larger. Vaccination should precede exposure of vaccinates to the disease agents by at least 400 degree-days (number of holding days multiplied by the mean water temperature [°C] during period).

Dosage and Administration

Anaesthetize fish to immobilize and administer a 0.05 mL injection intraperitoneally, one fin length ahead of the pelvic fins along the ventral midline of each fish. Warming of the vaccine to room temperature (15-20°C; 59-68°F) may facilitate injection. Withhold food from fish 48 hours prior to vaccination.

CAUTIONS:

1. Shake well before use.

2. Store in original container at 2-8°C (35-46°F). DO NOT FREEZE.

3. Use entire contents when first opened.

4. Vaccinate healthy fish only.

5. Do not vaccinate within 60 days of slaughter.

6. If accidental injection of the operator occurs, the operator should seek medical attention immediately.

7. Any unused product should be disposed of according to local waste disposal regulations and/or requirements.

Manufacturer: Novartis Animal Health Canada Inc., Charlottetown, P.E.I., Canada C1E 2A7 (Can. Vet. Biol. Est. Lic. No. 40)

Forte is a trademark of Novartis AG, Basel, Switzerland.

Distributed in the US by: Novartis Animal Health US, Inc., Larchwood, Iowa 51241 (US Vet. Permit No. 303A) PCN: 2138.02

1-905-814-0840

500 mL (10,000 doses)

L-007-1

NAC No.: 1497013.2

ELANCO US, INC.
(successor to Novartis Animal Health US, Inc.), Aqua Health Business

37 McCARVILLE ST., WEST ROYALTY INDUSTRIAL PARK, CHARLOTTETOWN, PE, C1E 2A7
Telephone:   1-902-367-7374
Customer Service:   1-877-544-4966
Technical Service:   1-905-814-0840
Fax:   902-370-3208
Email:   christa.macdonald@elanco.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Forte Micro information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

Copyright © 2016 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2016-08-21

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