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Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Vaccine
Respiratory Form, Modified Live Virus
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Indications: Recommended for the vaccination of healthy, susceptible swine 3 weeks of age or older, up to 18 weeks of age, as an aid in the reduction of disease associated with atypical Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus, respiratory form. The duration of immunity is throughout the finishing period, or up to 4 months post-vaccination. Studies to demonstrate protection against typical isolates of PRRS have not been conducted.
Recommended for use in healthy, susceptible swine in PRRS virus positive herds only, per label directions.
Directions: Administration and Dosage: Rehydrate the vaccine by adding the full contents of the accompanying liquid diluent to the vaccine vial. Shake well and use immediately. Rehydrate only with the diluent provided; do not mix with other materials.
Using aseptic technique, administer a single 2 mL dose intramuscularly to swine 3 weeks of age or older, up to 18 weeks of age. Administer only to healthy pigs in PRRS virus positive herds, and only by intramuscular injection. Administer the complete 2 mL dose to each pig vaccinated. Efficacy and safety of the vaccine at other than the dose or route prescribed on the label is unknown and, therefore, not recommended and not USDA approved. Anaphylactoid reactions may occur.
Storage before use: Store out of direct sunlight in the outer carton. Store at a temperature between 35-45°F (2-7°C). Do not freeze. Use entire contents when first opened. Do not use bottles of damaged product. Do not store reconstituted vaccine.
Withdrawal Period: Vaccinated pigs are not to be harvested for human consumption before 21 days after vaccination.
Breeding Animals: Do not vaccinate adult sows, gilts, or boars of breeding age. Do not vaccinate pregnant sows.
Disposal: After use, burn containers and all unused contents by a procedure allowed by local, state, and Federal regulations.
Expiration Date: Consult the outer carton for the last date this package of vaccine is acceptable for use.
Precautions: For veterinary use only; for use only in swine in PRRS virus positive herds as directed.
If human exposure occurs, administer first aid and consult physician immediately.
Many factors must be considered in determining a sound PRRS vaccination program for a particular farm. To be most effective, the vaccine must be administered properly to healthy animals maintained in a proper environment under good management. Stressed or immunosuppressed pigs should not be vaccinated, as the efficacy of the vaccine in these animals is unknown. The level of individual animal and herd immunity required will vary with management practices, the degree of exposure to PRRS virus, and the level of susceptibility of each animal. The benefits and risks from vaccination will vary in part with the levels of PRRS virus in the herd, and the need for the herd or individual animals to maintain a particular status for virus isolation, serological, or other diagnostic tests. Therefore, the vaccination program must be carefully planned and implemented in collaboration with the herd veterinarian following label and insert indications and precautions.
Previous or active PRRS virus or other infection: The effect of concurrent or previous infections at or around the time of vaccination on the efficacy of this vaccine in reducing or modifying PRRS virus disease in pigs is not known.
Shedding and transmission of vaccine virus by vaccinates: Vaccine virus may be shed and transmitted to other populations of swine which are in contact, with vaccinated swine. The duration of potential vaccine virus transmission may vary.
Vaccine virus is found at varying times post-vaccination at locations (tonsil, nasal mucosa, urine, feces) from which the potential for shedding exists. The chances of vaccine virus shedding may be increased when animals are treated with glucocorticoids and possibly by disease or environmental conditions which stress pigs and elevate levels of endogenous glucocorticoids.
Non-vaccinated pigs in contact with Ingelvac PRRS ATP vaccinated pigs may seroconvert to vaccine virus. Use of the vaccine on farms or transport of pigs from the farms where vaccine has been used to farms wanting to remain PRRS virus seronegative is contraindicated.
Vaccination of Breeding Animals: Do not vaccinate adult boars, sows, or gilts. Do not vaccinate pregnant sows.
Vaccination during the latter part of gestation of pregnant sows or gilts which are PRRS virus naive and previously unvaccinated can result in piglets born vaccine viremic. The impact of vaccine viremia in the newborn pig is not known.
Vaccination of adult boars may result in the shedding of vaccine virus in the semen. Because the impact of shedding is not known, do not use in boars of breeding age.
This vaccine is not USDA licensed for use in pregnant swine or breeding boars.
How supplied: Ingelvac PRRS ATP is supplied in 10 dose and 50 dose amber glass vials, together with either 20 mL or 100 mL of sterile diluent in plastic or clear glass vials, contained in an outer carton.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., St. Joseph, MO 64506
U.S. Veterinary License No. 124
10 Doses/Rehydrate with 20 mL
50 Doses/Rehydrate with 100 mL
NAC No.: 10280671