Prefarrow Strep ShieldThis page contains information on Prefarrow Strep Shield for veterinary use.
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Prefarrow Strep ShieldThis treatment applies to the following species:
Streptococcus Suis Bacterin
For Use In Animals Only
Prefarrow Strep Shield Indications
For use in healthy swine as an aid in the prevention of disease caused by Streptococcus suis serotype 2.
ADJUVANT: Aluminum hydroxide.
Directions For Use
Shake well before using. Administer 2 mL intramuscularly to gilts and sows 5 and 2 weeks prior to each farrowing to provide passive protection in the newborn pigs. Administer 2 mL intramuscularly to piglets at 3 and 5 weeks of age for active immunization.
PrecautionsStore out of direct sunlight at 2°-7°C (35°-45°F). DO NOT FREEZE. Use entire contents when first opened. Do not vaccinate within 21 days prior to slaughter. It is essential that newborn pigs receive colostrum from the vaccinated dam to ensure passive immunity. Anaphylactic reactions may occur. Symptomatic treatment: Epinephrine.
U.S. Vet. License No. 303; Novartis Animal Health US, Inc., Larchwood, IA 51241 USA; ©2014 Novartis; Strep Shield is a registered trademark of Novartis AG
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