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This page contains information on SWIVAX-MH for veterinary use.
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This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Merial

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Bacterin

CONTENTS/DESCRIPTION: SwiVax™-MH is prepared from inactivated cultures of M. hyopneumoniae, combined with an adjuvant. This bacterin is specifically formulated to be delivered transdermally using the Derma-Vac™ NF Transdermal Vaccination System.

SWIVAX-MH Indications

Using the Derma-Vac™ NF Transdermal Vaccination System according to directions, for the needle-free vaccination of healthy swine, 3 weeks of age or older, to aid in the reduction/control of respiratory disease due to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Efficacy was demonstrated at 4 weeks and at 23 weeks after 3 week old piglets were vaccinated with a single dose of the product.

Dosage and Administration

Shake well. For best results, vaccination of all swine in a herd is recommended. Aseptically deliver a single needle-free 0.5 ml dose transdermally (TD) perpendicular to the muscles of the anterior half of the neck in healthy swine using the Derma-Vac™ NF Transdermal Vaccination System according to product indications.

PRECAUTION/WITHDRAWALS/STABILITY: Store at 2-8°C (35-46°F). Do not freeze. Use entire contents when first opened. Do not vaccinate within 21 days prior to slaughter. In case of accidental human exposure, consult a physician.


Transient swelling (typically 1-5 cm) occurs at site of injection in approximately 75% of animals vaccinated transdermally. Persistent swelling may occur in some animals.

For product technical inquiries, please call 1-888-637-4251.

PRESENTATIONS: 500-dose (250 mL) plastic vials (20 unit case = 10,000 treatments).

Produced By: MERIAL INC., Athens, GA 30601 USA, Vet. Lic. No. 298

Swine Head Iogo is a trademark and SwiVax and Derma-Vac are trademarks of Merial.


NAC No.: 11111130

Telephone:   888-637-4251
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