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Forte V II

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Forte V II

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

Infectious Salmon Anaemia Virus Vaccine, Killed Virus, Aeromonas salmonicida, Vibrio anguillarum-ordalii-salmonicida Bacterin

For Veterinary Use Only

Contains formalin inactivated cultures of Infectious Salmon Anaemia Virus, Aeromonas salmonicida, Vibrio anguillarum serotypes I & II, Vibrio ordalii, and Vibrio salmonicida serotypes I & II in liquid emulsion with an oil based adjuvant. No other preservatives are used.

USES: As an aid in the prevention of infectious salmon anaemia, furunculosis, vibriosis, and cold water vibriosis by injection of healthy salmonids.

VACCINATION PROGRAM: This vaccine has been shown to be safe and effective when administered by intraperitoneal injection to salmonids 10 g or larger. It is recommended that vaccination should precede exposure of vaccinates to the disease agents by 600 degree-days (number of days multiplied by the mean water temperature [°C] during period). This product should be used as part of a comprehensive fish health program in consultation with a licensed veterinarian.

Dosage and Administration

Fish are anaesthetized to immobilize and administered a 0.05 mL injection intraperitoneally one fin length ahead of the pelvic fins along the midline. Allowing the vaccine to warm to room temperature (15-20°C, 59-68°F) may facilitate injection. Withhold food from fish 48 hours prior to vaccination.

Forte V II Caution

1. Mix well before using.

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. Dispose of any unused product according to local waste disposal regulations and/or requirements.

Manufacturer: Novartis Animal Health Canada Inc., Charlottetown, P.E.I., Canada C1E 2A7 - 1-800-387-6325

Can. Vet. Biol. Est. Lic. No. 40.

Forte V II 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: 4A45.20 - 1-905-814-0840

500 mL (10,000 doses)


NAC No.: 1497014.2

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

Telephone:   1-902-367-7374
Customer Service:   1-877-544-4966
Technical Service:   1-905-814-0840
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