Live GPV

Goat Pox Vaccine, Live, Uttarkashi strain

Indications
Vaccine is recommended for prophylactic vaccination against Goat Pox in goat.

Description
Goat Pox Vaccine (Living) is a preparation derived from Vero cell cultures infected with an attenuated strain (Uttarkashi strain) of Goat Pox virus. The vaccine should be prepared just before use by reconstitution of freeze-dried vaccine with respective diluents.

Composition
After reconstitution with respective diluents each dose of 1 ml should contain not less than 1 X 103.0 TCID50 Goat Pox virus.

Vaccination Schedule
This vaccine is recommended for use as early as 4 months of age or older. It is advisable to vaccinate after kidding season or before onset of breeding season.

Vaccination Methods
The vaccine is presented as freeze dried preparation in vials. Vaccine diluents vials of 25 ml, 50 ml or 100 ml are supplied for reconstituting freeze-dried material. Chill the diluents prior to reconstitution. Transfer a small aliquot of chilled diluents to vials containing the freeze-dried preparation. Mix well to ensure uniform suspension. Transfer the suspension to corresponding diluents vial and mix well. Subcutaneous injection at mid neck or thigh region is advocated through an area of clean dry skin with all precaution taken. Sterile needles and syringes should be used for every withdrawal.

Vaccination Reaction
No vaccinal reaction is recorded. In rare cases rise in temperature may be observed.

Precautions
  • Keep reconstituted vaccine on ice
  • Use reconstituted vaccine immediately
  • Part use of vial and restoring in deep freeze or refrigerator is not recommended
  • Avoid vaccination of animals in advanced stage of pregnancy & infections

Packaging & Storage
This vaccine is lyophilized in glass vials. It is available in 25, 50 & 100 doses per vial with respective diluents. The diluents are presented in 25 ml, 50 ml and 100 ml vials.
The vaccine vials should be stored below 8°C. The diluents can be stored at room temperature.