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Rhodococcus Equi - Streptococcus Equi Antibody, Equine Origin

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Rhodococcus Equi - Streptococcus Equi Antibody, Equine Origin

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Manufacturer: Mg Biologics

(for veterinary use only)

1200ml

Rhodococcus Equi - Streptococcus Equi Antibody, Equine Origin, is intended for use as an aid in the control of foal pneumonia caused by Rhodococcus equi by reducing disease severity as well as disease associated with Streptococcus equi infection. The average foal should receive 1200ml of Rhodococcus Equi - Streptococcus Equi Antibody within the first three days of life. Dose at a rate of 26 ml/kg of body weight (approximately 12ml/lb.

This product license is conditional. Efficacy and potency test studies are in progress.

Rhodococcus Equi - Streptococcus Equi Antibody is collected in a sterile closed system and may contain plasma from several donors. Rhodococcus Equi - Streptococcus Equi Antibody is collected from healthy horses testing negative for the antibodies against Aa, Ca, and Qa red cell antigens, as well as EIA and EVA. Sodium citrate is used as an anticoagulant as part of the manufacturing process. Rhodococcus Equi - Streptococcus Equi Antibody does not contain preservatives.

Use: Rhodococcus Equi - Streptococcus Equi Antibody requires freezing until used. To thaw, submerge in warm water for 10 minutes, squeezing the bag periodically to circulate for faster thawing. Warm the liquid plasma to body temperature, again, using a warm water bath. Do not microwave this product!

Administer using an administration kit with filter. Use entire contents when first opened. Caution should be observed, however, as occasionally intravenous infusion may result in shaking, sweating or hyperventilation. If this occurs, discontinue use for 5-10 minutes. Then resume at a slower rate of infusion. If adverse reactions persist, discontinue use.

Rhodococcus Equi - Streptococcus Equi Antibody, Equine Origin Caution

Please administer plasma and antibody products prior to the use of milk replacer. This is a matter of product compatibility not product quality. There is always the possibility, while rare, of transmission of viral disease in any blood product. This product has not been processed by heating or treating with ionizing radiation and therefore may be capable of spreading disease.

U.S. Vet Lic. No. 614

Mg Biologics, 2366 270th Street, Ames, IA 50014

ph. 515-769-2340

NAC No.: 1260015.0

MG BIOLOGICS
2366 270TH ST., AMES, IA, 50014
Telephone:   877-769-2340
Fax:   515-769-2390
Website:   www.mgbiologics.com
Email:   plasma@mgbiologics.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Rhodococcus Equi - Streptococcus Equi Antibody, Equine Origin 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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