Product Details - BOVILIS® S

Cattle

Product Class

BOVILIS S

FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

 

BOVILIS® S

Reg. No. G3763 (Act 36/1947)

Namibia Reg. No. V07/24.4/375 NS0

 

INDICATIONS

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.

 

COMPOSITION

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.

 

STORAGE

  • Store between 2 °C and 8 °C.
  • Do not freeze. Discard if previously frozen.
  • Protect from light.

 

WARNINGS

  • 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.

 

PRECAUTIONS

  • 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.

 

DOSAGE

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.

 

Vaccination Program

  • 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.

 

Herd Management

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.

 

PRESENTATION

Bottles of 20 mℓ en 100 mℓ.

 

REGISTRATION HOLDER                                     

Intervet South Africa (Pty) Ltd.                                 

20 Spartan Road, Spartan                                       

1619, R.S.A                                                              

Tel: +27 (0) 11 923 9300                                          

Fax: +27 (0) 11 974 9320

www.msd-animal-health.co.za

 

MANUFACTURER

Intervet Australia (Pty) Ltd.

91 - 105 Harpin Street

Bendigo East, Victoria 3550

Australia

 

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF PACKAGE INSERT

26 July 2011