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Vira Shield 6

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Vira Shield 6

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Elanco US (Farm Animal)

Bovine Rhinotracheitis-Virus Diarrhea-Parainfluenza 3-Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine

Killed Virus

For Use In Animals Only

Vira Shield 6 Indications

This product has been shown to be effective for the vaccination of healthy cattle against disease caused by infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR), bovine virus diarrhea (BVD Type 1 and BVD Type 2), parainfluenza Type 3 (PI3), and bovine respiratory syncytial (BRSV) viruses. The duration of immunity for BVD Type 2 is at least 11 months. The duration of immunity for the remaining antigens in this product has not been established. For more information regarding efficacy and safety data, see

Produced from non-cytopathic (BVD Type 1 and BVD Type 2) and cytopathic (BVD Type 1) isolates. This product is safe for use in pregnant cows and heifers.


Directions For Use

Shake well before using. Administer 5 mL subcutaneously. In accordance with Beef Quality Assurance guidelines, this product should be administered subcutaneously (under the skin) in the neck. Revaccinate in 4 to 5 weeks. Vaccinate dairy cows at dry-off. Historically, annual revaccination with a single dose has been recommended for this product.The need for this booster has not been established. For advice on revaccination frequency, consultation with a veterinarian is recommended.


Store 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 60 days prior to slaughter. Transient swelling may occur at the site of injection. Anaphylactic reactions may occur. Symptomatic treatment: Epinephrine.

Contains amphotericin B, gentamicin, and thimerosal as preservatives.

VLN/PCN 196/1185.20

Elanco US, Inc., Fort Dodge, IA 50501 USA, Phone 800-428-4441

Vira Shield, Xtend, Elanco and the diagonal bar logo are trademarks of Elanco or its affiliates.

10 Doses

50 mL


50 Doses

250 mL


CPN: 1114088.5

Distributed by ELANCO US, INC.
Customer Service:   317-276-1262
Technical Service:   800-428-4441
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