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Forte V1

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Forte V1

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Novartis (Aqua Div.)

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 and II, Vibrio ordalii, and Vibrio salmonicida serotypes I and II in liquid emulsion with an oil based adjuvant.


For the vaccination of healthy salmonids as an aid in the prevention of infectious salmon anaemia, furunculosis, vibriosis, and cold water vibriosis.

Vaccination Program

This vaccine has been shown to be safe and effective when administered by intraperitoneal injection to salmonids 30 grams or larger. Vaccination should precede exposure of vaccinates to the disease agents by at least 800 degree-days (number of holding days multiplied by the mean water temperature [°C] during the period).

Forte V1 Dosage And Administration

Anaesthetize fish to immobilize and administer a 0.15 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°C) may facilitate injection. Withhold food from fish 48 hours prior to vaccination.

Forte V1 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 (Can. Vet. Biol. Est. Lic. No. 40)

Produced For: Novartis Animal Health US, Inc., Larchwood, Iowa, 51241 (US Vet. Permit No. 303A). PCN: 4A45.20

1 905 814-0840

1000 mL (6,667 doses)


Nac No.

(Aqua Division)

Telephone:   1-877-544-4966, 1-902-367-7323
Fax:   902-370-3195
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Forte V1 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.

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