Pet Disease

RABIES VACCINE

DESCRIPTION
Inactivated cell culture rabies vaccine contains inactivated rabies virus (ERA strain) antigen with potency
> 1.0IU per dose. The virus is propagated on Vero cells and inactivated with β-propiolactone (BPL) after purification. Aluminium hydroxide gel is added as an adjuvant and thimerosal (0.01%w/v) as a preservative.
PRESENTATION
The vaccine is available in 5ml vial of 5 doses.
STORAGE
The rabies vaccine should be transported and stored between +2 ºC and +8 ºC. At no storage should the vaccine be allowed to freeze. Protect the vaccine from heat and direct sunlight. The vaccine can be stored for only one year from date of manufacture.
DOSAGE FORM
* 1ml of vaccine is injected intradermally or subcutaneously.
* Shake well before use
PROPHYLACTIC USE
A single dose is administered for animals of 3 months of age and above. Primary vaccination can be two
inoculations with month of intervals.
POST-BITE THERAPY
Six doses are to be given repeatedly as scheduled below:

1st dose

2nd dose 3rd dose 4th dose 5th dose 6th dose

The day of injection after bite

3rd Day 7th Day 14th  Day 28th Day 90th Day

IMMUNITY

Immunity is conferred for one up to three years. However, annual vaccination is recommended in endemic

areas as per the WHO guideline.

PRECAUTION

Immunize only health animals. Malnutrition, infestation with worms, administration of immunosuppressive

agents such corticosteroids or radiotherapy will interfere with the immune response to vaccine.

WARNING

For veterinary use only.