Psittimune APVThis page contains information on Psittimune APV for veterinary use.
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- Psittimune APV Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Psittimune APV
- Direction and dosage information for Psittimune APV
Psittimune APVThis treatment applies to the following species:
AVIAN POLYOMAVIRUS VACCINE Killed Vaccine
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Avian Polyomavirus Vaccine is an inactivated viral vaccine.
DISEASE DESCRIPTION: Polyomavirus infection is one of the leading causes of death in young psittacine birds, notably parrots.
INDICATIONS FOR USE: This product has been shown to be effective for the vaccination of healthy psittacine birds 5 weeks of age or older against avian polyomavirus. The duration of immunity is at least one year. For information regarding efficacy and safety data, see productdata.aphis.usda.gov.
DOSAGE: 0.25 mL in birds up to 200 grams. 0.5 mL in birds more than 200 grams. Repeat 2-3 weeks later. An annual booster is recommended. Susceptible breeders should be vaccinated prior to the laying season. Product performance has been evaluated in selected but not all psittacine species.
ADMINISTRATION: Warm the vaccine to room temperature (72-75° F) before use. Shake well before and during use. Using a sterile syringe and 26 gauge needle, inject the recommended dosage subcutaneously, at the caudal end of the breast muscle avoiding the keel.
WarningsA transient loss of appetite (1-3 days) may be seen following the use of this product. The vaccine may cause post vaccination tissue reactions including discoloration or thickening of the skin or granuloma formation at the site of injection. Changes should resolve without treatment within 6-8 weeks.
NOTICE: Contains gentamicin and amphotericin B as preservatives. Use entire contents when first opened. Store in the dark at 35-46° F (2-8° C). Do not freeze. Do not mix with other products. In case of human exposure, contact a physician.
PATENT No. 5747045
FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY
Mfg. by: Huvepharma, Inc., Lincoln, NE 68528 USA
Mfg. for: Creative Science, LLC, 455 Sovereign Court, Ballwin, MO 63011 USA
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