MD-HVT (FD)

Marek’s Disease Vaccine, Live, Freeze Dried HVT FC126 strain

Indications
It is recommended for vaccination of chickens against Marek's Disease for initial vaccination.

Description
Is a live, cell culture adapted cell free virus vaccine. It has been lyophilized (freeze-dried) in vials and sealed under vacuum to preserve stability. It is supplied with diluent (Turkey herpes virus). The product meets rigid 'Quality Control' standards of Purity, Safety and Potency as per individual monographs of viral vaccines of B.P. (Vet).

Composition
Each dose contains not less than 103 PFU of FC 126 strain of Turkey Herpes virus.

Vaccination Schedule
This vaccine is recommended for use at 1 day of age, as a single dose at the hatchery.

Vaccination Method
  • Subcutaneous Method
    Rehydrate the vaccine with the diluent provided. Using a 20 gauge, ½ inch needle inject 0.2 ml of the vaccine in the free subcutaneous space in the mid neck region. Insert the needle through the skin on the mid line. Avoid inserting the needle through the side.
  • Vaccination Reaction
    Poor vaccination technique can result in swelling in the head or neck region.

Precautions
  • Do not rehydrate vaccine until ready for use
  • Use the sterile diluents supplied with the vaccine only
  • Keep vaccine in ice bath during the entire vaccination period
  • Reconstituted vaccine should be used immediately
  • Do not use chemical disinfectants for sterilization
  • Vaccinate only healthy birds
  • Use entire contents of the vial when first opened
  • Burn all used vials and unused contents
  • Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter
  • For veterinary use only

Packaging & Storage
This vaccine is lyophilized in 5 ml and 15 ml vials, packed 10 vials per box. It is available in 500, 1000, 2000 and 2500 doses per vial. It is supplied with diluent.
Store between 2°C and 8°C. Do not freeze. Protect from light.