Fowl Typhoid Vaccine, Live, Salmonella gallinarum 9R strain
A live, freeze-dried vaccine for the active immunization of healthy layer and breeder birds, as an aid in the prevention of Salmonella gallinarum (Fowl Typhoid) and Salmonella pullorum infections and this vaccine can also be used for chicks to stimulate active cross protection against infections caused by other Salmonella of Group D such as Salmonella enteritidis. For both initial vaccination and revaccination.
It is a live, freeze-dried vaccine. It has been lyophilized (freeze-dried) in vials and sealed under vacuum to preserve stability. It is supplied with diluent.
Each dose contains not less than 1 x 107 CFU of Salmonella gallinarum 9R strain.
The most satisfactory vaccination schedule may vary from one area to another, depending on such factors as the incidence of disease and concentration of poultry flocks. The following vaccination schedules would be applicable to most areas but may be tailored to local conditions. The initial vaccination can be given from an age of 6 to 8 weeks followed by a booster between the ages of 14 and 16 weeks of age. The second dose should be given at least 2 weeks prior to onset of lay.
Preparation of vaccine
Mixing is carried out by drawing small quantities of diluent in the sterile syringe and then injecting this diluent in a freeze dried vaccine vial. Shake the vial well and allow to rehydrate the freeze-dried pellet and then draw rehydrated vaccine and transfer it to the diluent bottle. Rinse the vaccine vial 2 times with the diluent in similar manner as referred above. Follow aseptic technique during reconstitution. Reconstituted vaccine should be stored on ice and should be used immediately within four hours.
Dosage & Administration
The dose is 0.2 ml per fowl via the subcutaneous route. Care should be taken to avoid self-injection. Use aseptic technique. The dose is 0.2 ml per fowl and is administered via the subcutaneous route. The preferred site is under the skin on the back of the neck midway between the head and the body and in a direction away from the head. Do not inject near the head. Do not inject into muscle tissue or the neck vertebra.
- Vaccinate only healthy birds, which have attained recommended body weight of the age group
- Use entire contents when a vial is first opened.
- Burn all vials and unused contents
- Keep permanent vaccination records including vaccine batch number
- To maintain the quality of this product, it is essential that the directions and precautions for storage, handling and use be carefully followed
- Wash & disinfect hands with a disinfectant after vaccination
Packaging & Storage
It is available in 500 and 1000 doses per vial. Diluent may be stored at room temperature (preferred to be stored in cold room).
Store between 2°C and 8°C. Do not freeze. Protect from direct sunlight.