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Fortress CD

This page contains information on Fortress CD for veterinary use.
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Fortress CD

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

Clostridium Perfringens Types C & D Bacterin-Toxoid

U.S. Vet. Lic. No.: 190

Contents: This product consists of killed, standardized cultures of Clostridium perfringens types C and D, with a special, water-soluble adjuvant (Stimugen™). Contains formalin as preservative.

Fortress CD Indications

For use in healthy cattle as an aid in preventing enterotoxemia and enteritis caused by Cl. perfringens types B, C, and D. Although Cl. perfringens type B is not a significant problem in North America, immunity is provided by the beta toxoid of type C and the epsilon toxoid of type D.

Dosage and Administration

Shake well. Aseptically administer 2 mL subcutaneously. Healthy cattle should receive 2 doses administered 4-6 weeks apart. Annual revaccination with a single dose is recommended.

Precaution(s): Store at 2°-7°C. Do not freeze. Use entire contents when first opened.

Caution(s): Not for use in sheep. Transient local swelling at injection site may occur following administration. As with many vaccines, anaphylaxis may occur after use. Initial antidote of epinephrine is recommended and should be followed with appropriate supportive therapy.

Warning(s): Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter.

For veterinary use only.

975 85-4413-05

Presentation: 10 dose (50 mL), 50 dose (100 mL) and 50 dose (250 mL) vials.

NAC No.: 36900152

Telephone:   269-359-4414
Customer Service:   888-963-8471
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Fortress CD 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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