Pneumomune-Re (Rhodococcus Equi Antibody)This page contains information on Pneumomune-Re (Rhodococcus Equi Antibody) for veterinary use.
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- Pneumomune-Re (Rhodococcus Equi Antibody) Indications
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Pneumomune-Re (Rhodococcus Equi Antibody)This treatment applies to the following species:
Rhodococcus Equi Antibody
For Veterinary Use Only
300 ml, 500 ml, 1000 ml
For intravenous use in the prevention or reduction in severity of Rhodococcus equi pneumonia in the equine neonate by prophylactic treatment. The average 100lb. foal should receive one 1000ml unit within the first 24 hours of life. A second 1000ml dose should be administered approximately three weeks later. In endemic areas where environmental conditions favoring exposure are present, an additional dose may be necessary for foals up to 16 weeks of age.
Each single dose bag contains plasma as a source of Rhodococcus equi antibodies with sodium citrate as an anticoagulant derived from healthy horses with Aa and Ca r.b.c. antigens and no r.b.c. antibodies. All donor horses are negative for EIA, EVA, Dourine, Brucellosis, Piroplasmosis and Glanders. There is no preservative added. KEEP FROZEN UNTIL USE. Thaw quickly in warm water not exceeding 110F. DO NOT MICROWAVE.
Administer as soon as possible after thawing to body temperature by filtered intravenous infusion over a period of 15-20 minutes. Although rapid administration (7 min) is possible, extreme caution and close monitoring is essential in this situation. In case of a reaction, marked most often by tenesmus and hyperventilation, slow the speed of administration. If this does not abate the signs, stop administration until signs abate, and continue at a slower rate. If signs persist, suspend administration and treat with histamine blockers and anti-inflammatory agents. Administration may be attempted again if treatment is successful. Discard any unused portion.
Pneumomune-Re (Rhodococcus Equi Antibody) Caution
This product has not been processed by heating or treating with ionizing radiation and may be capable of spreading disease. Anaphylaxis may occur with the use of this product.
US Vet Lic. No. 318
LAKE IMMUNOGENICS, INC. ONTARIO, NY 14519
348 BERG ROAD, ONTARIO, NY, 14519
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