FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY
Reg. No. G3763 (Act 36/1947)
Namibia Reg. No. V07/24.4/375 NS0
An aid in the control of cattle salmonellosis and calf paratyphoid caused by Salmonella dublin and Salmonella typhimurium. After natural challenge with Salmonella, vaccinated animals may develop mild disease but do not shed the organisms.
Bovilis® S is a bivalent, killed, whole cell vaccine containing Salmonella dublin and Salmonella typhimurium antigens. Each 1 mℓ contains a minimum of 5 x 108 organisms of inactivated Salmonella dublin and 5 x 108 organisms of inactivated Salmonella typhimurium with 0,1 mg thiomersal as a preservative.
- Store between 2 °C and 8 °C.
- Do not freeze. Discard if previously frozen.
- Protect from light.
- Withdrawal period: Nil
- For subcutaneous injection only.
- Avoid injection of animals during wet weather or under dusty conditions.
- Accidental self-injection may lead to severe local allergic reactions. Clean the area with a suitable disinfectant and seek medical advice.
- Part used containers should be disposed of at the end of each day’s operation since under field conditions it may be difficult to avoid accidental contamination of the vaccine.
- Destroy any unused vaccine, empty vaccine containers and disposable vaccination equipment according to local waste disposal regulations.
- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN, UNINFORMED PERSONS AND ANIMALS.
- Although this vaccine has been extensively tested under a large variety of conditions, failure thereof may ensue as a result of a wide range of reasons. If this is suspected, seek veterinary advice and notify the registration holder.
- Observe aseptic precautions. Ensure that vaccination equipment (needles, syringes, etc.) are clean and sterile prior to use by boiling for at least 20 minutes. Do not use alcohol or other disinfectants to clean needles.
- Ensure that all equipment is kept clean and sterile during vaccination.
- Repeated exposure may cause allergic disorders. Wash hands after use.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE - USE ONLY AS DIRECTED
Shake before and during use.
- Before vaccination, the site of vaccination may be cleansed by swabbing with cotton wool dipped in antiseptic.
- Use needles of appropriate length and gauge i.e. 16-gauge 15 mm.
Administer 2 mℓ subcutaneously. The recommended site of injection is that used for routine injection in cattle i.e. under the skin in the neck.
- It is recommended that cows should be vaccinated twice with a 2 mℓ subcutaneous injection 3 to 4 weeks apart.
- A booster dose is given every 12 months.
- For colostrum protection, vaccinate pregnant cows approximately 8 and 3 weeks before calving.
- Calves should be fed colostrum from vaccinated cows for at least 5 days after birth.
In addition to vaccination with Bovilis® S, the following management techniques should be employed:
- Calves should be fed colostrum from vaccinated dams mixed at a rate of 10 % diluted with milk replacer for up to 5 days after birth.
- Maintain adequate levels of hygiene throughout the farm and minimise stressful situations.
- Good calf rearing practices are essential.
Bottles of 20 mℓ en 100 mℓ.
Intervet South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
20 Spartan Road, Spartan
Tel: +27 (0) 11 923 9300
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Intervet Australia (Pty) Ltd.
91 - 105 Harpin Street
Bendigo East, Victoria 3550
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF PACKAGE INSERT
26 July 2011