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Equine viral arteritis vaccine

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Synonym(s): EVA vaccine


Introduction

Name

  • Equine viral arteritis vaccine.

Class of drug

  • Vaccine.

For further information in the UK see the Horserace Betting Levy Board's Codes of Practice on Equine Viral Arteritis.

Uses

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Indications

  • Prophylaxis for viral abortion and respiratory infection due to equine viral arteritis Equine viral arteritis (EVA).
  • Prevention of the carrier state in stallions and sexually mature colts.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Vaccination of carrier stallions has not been shown to prevent subsequent shedding of virus in their semen.

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Timoney P J & McCollum W H (1987) Equine viral arteritis. Can Vet J 28, 693-695 PubMed.
  • Mumford J A (1985) Preparing for equine arteritis. Equine Vet J 17, 6-9 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Horserace Betting Levy Board (2019) Codes of Practice. 5th Floor, 21 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3HF, UK. Tel: +44 (0)207 333 0043; Fax: +44 (0)207 333 0041; Email: enquiries@hblb.org.uk; Website: http://codes.hblb.org.uk.
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