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LEPTOFERM-5®

LEPTOFERM-5® is for vaccination of healthy swine and cattle as an aid in preventing leptospirosis caused by Leptospira canicola, L. grippotyphosa, L. hardjo, L. icterohaemorrhagiae, and L. pomona.

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  • Helps provide protection against a highly contagious disease.

    1. General Directions: Vaccination of healthy swine and cattle is recommended. Shake well. Aseptically administer 2 mL intramuscularly. In accordance with Beef Quality Assurance guidelines, this product should be administered in the muscular region of the neck.
    2. Primary Vaccination: Administer a single 2-mL dose to healthy cattle. Healthy swine should receive 2 doses administered 3-6 weeks apart.
    3. Revaccination: Annual revaccination with a single dose is recommended for both species.
    4. Good animal husbandry and herd health management practices should be employed.

    Precaution(s): Store at 2°-7°C. Prolonged exposure to higher temperatures may adversely affect potency. Do not freeze.

    Use entire contents when first opened.

    Sterilized syringes and needles should be used to administer this vaccine.

    Caution(s): As with many vaccines, anaphylaxis may occur after use. Initial antidote of epinephrine is recommended and should be followed with appropriate supportive therapy.

    This product has been shown to be efficacious in healthy animals. A protective immune response may not be elicited if animals are incubating an infectious disease, are malnourished or parasitized, are stressed due to shipment or environmental conditions, are otherwise immunocompromised, or the vaccine is not administered in accordance with label directions.

    Warning(s): Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter.

    For veterinary use only.

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