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ParaSail (Canada)

This page contains information on ParaSail for veterinary use.
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Company: Merial

Swine Vaccine

Haemophilus Parasuis Vaccine

Avirulent Live Culture

Product Description

The reconstituted vaccine product contains an avirulent live culture of Haemophilus parasuis.

ParaSail Indications

For the vaccination of healthy swine 3 weeks of age and older, as an aid in the prevention of Glasser’s Disease in swine caused by Haemophilus parasuis.

Mixing Directions

Aseptically rehydrate freeze-dried vial of ParaSail with part of the accompanying bottle of diluent (see below for complete directions). Mix reconstituted vial well and transfer rehydrated vaccine into diluent bottle. Shake diluent bottle well. Peel label from freeze-dried vial and place on diluent bottle containing all of the vaccine.

Dosage Directions

Inject 1 mL intramuscularly (I.M.)

Mixing Instructions

Step 1:

Use a sterile syringe and needle to extract at least 10 mL of the sterile diluent from the plastic bottle.

Step 2:

Insert the needle into the glass vial and inject the diluent into the vial to dissolve the wafer.

Step 3:

Gently shake the glass vial and syringe until the wafer is completely dissolved.

Step 4:

Use the sterile syringe to extract all of the mixture from the glass vial.

Step 5:

Aseptically insert the needle into the plastic diluent bottle and add the mixture to the plastic bottle.

Step 6:

Remove the needle and shake well to completely mix the diluent and the rehydrated vaccine.

Step 7:

Remove the end of the label from the glass vial. Place the peel-off label onto the diluent bottle to accurately identify the rehydrated vaccine.

ParaSail Cautions

Antibiotic therapy should be discontinued 72 hours before until 24 hours after administration of this vaccine. Store refrigerated at 2° - 7°C. Do not freeze. Use immediately after reconstitution; do not save partial contents. Burn the containers and all unused contents. Do not vaccinate within 45 days before slaughter. Transient reaction may occur at injection site. If anaphylaxis occurs, use epinephrine or equivalent. Contains Streptomycin and Amphotericin B as preservatives.

For Use In Swine Only

Manufactured by: Newport Laboratories, Worthington, MN 56187

U.S. Veterinary License No. 455

Distributed in Canada by: Merial Canada Inc., Baie d’Urfé, Qc H9X 4B6

TEL. 1-888-637-4251

™NEWPORT LABORATORIES and ™PARASAIL are trademarks of Newport Laboratories inc.

©2012 Newport Laboratories.

All rights reserved.

REF. 4249.D


Product No.


25 mL / 25 Doses


REF. 4249.1A

50 mL / 50 Doses


REF. 4249.2A

100 mL / 100 Doses


REF. 4249.3A

CPN: 11821460

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