KhuraVax Vet: Each dose of vaccine contains Trivalent Foot and Mouth Disease Inactivated antigens O, A and Asia-1 strains, adjuvanted with mineral oil, Thiomersal (0.02% w/v) added as preservative. Potency of the vaccine is ≥ 3 PD50/dose.
Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine is a purified inactivated, trivalent viral vaccine containing virus types O, A & Asia-1.The inactivated antigen is purified, concentrated, adjuvanted and ready for use.
- For active immunization of cloven hoofed animals against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD).
- For FMD control by routine vaccination in endemic area.
- For limiting the spread of the FMD during outbreak.
Vaccine is recommended for all cloven hoofed animals (cattle, buffaloes, sheep and goats) as a prophylactic measure against Foot and Mouth Disease.
Dosage and Administration:
Regardless of the age and weight of the animal, refer to the label on the container according to the following schedule.
Cattle, Buffaloes & Calves: 2 ml
Goat & sheep: 1 ml
Primary vaccination: 3 to 4 months of age and onwards
Booster: 1-1.5 month after primary vaccination
Revaccination: Every 6 months after booster and every 4 months in endemic areas.
Or as directed by the registered Veterinarian.
Route and methods of administration:
The vaccine vial should be kept in cold temperature until used and each vial should be thoroughly shaken before use. Syringes and needles must be sterilized before use. The vaccine should be injected subcutaneously or intramuscularly through an area of clean, dry skin with precautions taken against contamination. The chest wall behind the shoulder or the dewlap is the recommended sites for inoculation.
Generally no significant side effects are noticed after vaccination. However, in a few cases swelling may be seen at the site of inoculation, which usually subsides within a few days.
Always vaccinate the healthy animals and keep the vaccinated animals comfortable by providing congenial temperature, feed, water and good ventilation. Part-used bottles of vaccine must be disposed at the end of use.
FMD vaccine is not recommended for the animals that are clinically sick or severely debilitated or under stressful condition or strain.
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation:
There is no contra-indication of the vaccine for pregnant animals.
Sufficient clinical data is not available.
The vaccine should be stored and transported at +2 ˚C to +8 ˚C. Antigenicity of the vaccine deteriorates if the temperature is allowed to rise above this range. Do not freeze the vaccine. Keep out of the reach of children.
KhuraVax Vet 5 Doses: Each vial contains 10 ml vaccine.
KhuraVax Vet 10 Doses: Each vial contains 20 ml vaccine.