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Anthrax Vaccine: Quick Reference Guide and Application Process

Species: Cattle, Sheep

Ranges: Vaccines/Immunology

Anthrax Vaccine

PRODUCT STATEMENT

For the active immunisation of sheep, cattle and pigs against anthrax disease caused by Bacillus anthracis.

COMPOSITION

  • Bacillus anthracis (Sterne 34F2 Strain)

WHAT IS ANTHRAX VACCINE?

  • Vaccinate animals from 2 weeks of age
  • Single injection for protection against anthrax
  • Vaccine is non pathogenic to humans

DOSAGE

  • Cattle: 1 mL
  • Sheep: 0.5 mL
  • Pigs: 1 mL

Inject subcutaneously.

WITHHOLDING PERIODS

  • Meat: DO NOT USE less than 42 days before slaughter for human consumption.
  • Milk: Nil

PRESENTATION

Liquid: 50mL

STORAGE

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Store between 2ºC and 8ºC. (Refrigerate. Do not freeze). Protect from light.

Use entire container within 12 hours of opening.

APVMA number

68127

RESTRAINT

Use only with the prior permission of the chief veterinary officer of the relevant state.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. An Application and Authority to use Anthrax Vaccines must be filled out. 
  2. You must gain authority from the chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) or delegate. (To find your local CVO please contact Virbac customer service on 1800 242 100)
  3. The application must accompany the purchase order through your nominated store and emailed to orders@virbac.com.au
  4. Virbac will process and approve the application. The document is valid for three months from date of authorisation. 

 

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