Product Details - DUOVAX®

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Product Class

Reg. No. G2328 Act 36/1947

Namibia Reg. No. V96/24.4/506

Composition:
Duovax® is a colourless liquid with an off-white precipitate which resuspends on shaking. It contains formalised, inactivated alum-precipitated toxoids of clostridium chauvoei and clostridium botulinum types C1 + 2 and D.

Indications:
Combined Botulism and Blackquarter (Quarter Evil) vaccine for the active immunisation of cattle, sheep and goats against Botulism and Blackquarter

Warnings:

  • DO NOT SLAUGHTER ANIMALS FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION WITHIN 7 DAYS OF VACCINATION.
  • Keep out of reach of children, uninformed persons and animals.
  • In animals immunised for the first time immunity develops two weeks after the second injection. Immunity can, however, not be guaranteed in all 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:

  • Occasionally some individual farm animals, on certain farms, may show shock reactions shortly after injection of the vaccine.
  • A small swelling may occur at the site of inoculation.

Directions for Use: Use only as directed.

Dosage:

  • Cattle, sheep and goats 2 ml.
  • Calves should be immunised before they are weaned i.e. at 4 - 5 months and a second injection must be administered 4 - 6 weeks later.
  • Lambs and kids can be immunised from 3 months of age and a second injection must be administered 4-6 weeks later.
  • After these two initial injections every animal must receive a single booster injection annually.
  • Sterilise syringes and needles by boiling in water for at least 15 minutes.
  • Do not use disinfectants or methylated spirits for sterilising either needles or syringes.
  • Use a separate needle for each animal.
  • Shake the bottle well each time before filling the syringe.
  • Avoid exposure to high temperatures and direct sunlight during inoculation.

Storage Instructions:
Store the vaccine in a refrigerator at 4ºC to 8ºC. Do not freeze. Protect from light. Do not use after the expiry date.

Presentation:
150 ml bottle with 75 doses.

Registration holder:
Intervet S.A. (Pty) Ltd
Co. Reg. No. 1991/006580/07