Somnu ShieldThis page contains information on Somnu Shield for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Somnu Shield Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Somnu Shield
- Direction and dosage information for Somnu Shield
Somnu ShieldThis treatment applies to the following species:
Haemophilus Somnus Bacterin
For Use In Animals Only
Somnu Shield Indications
This product has been shown to be effective for the vaccination of healthy cattle, 3 months of age or older, against disease caused by Haemophilus somnus. The duration of immunity for this product has not been established. For more information regarding efficacy and safety, go to productdata.aphis.usda.gov.
This product is safe for use in pregnant animals.
ADJUVANT: Aluminum hydroxide.
Directions For Use
Shake well before using. Administer 2 mL intramuscularly or subcutaneously. In accordance with Beef Quality Assurance guidelines, the recommended route of administration is subcutaneously (under the skin) in the neck. Repeat in 2 to 3 weeks.
Historically, annual revaccination with a single dose has been recommended for this product. The need for this booster has not been established.
The presence of maternal antibody is known to interfere with the development of active immunity in calves and additional boosters will be required in most young animals. For advice on revaccination frequency, in general or in the face of maternal antibody, consultation with a veterinarian is recommended.
PrecautionsStore out of direct sunlight at 2 to 8°C (35 to 46°F). DO NOT FREEZE. Use entire contents when first opened. Do not mix with other products except as specified on the label. In case of human exposure, contact a physician. Do not vaccinate within 21 days prior to slaughter. Anaphylactic reactions may occur. Symptomatic treatment: Epinephrine.
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