Marek’s Disease Vaccine Profile



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Marek’s Disease Vaccine
Company
Bio-Med Private Limited
Group
Allopathic
Subgroup
Vaccines
Main Combination
Others
Storage
Room TemparatureStore the vaccine at 20-80 C. Cool the diluent in ice one hour before start of vaccination. Always keep the reconstituted vaccine in ice during vaccination and use it within 2 hours.
Type
 
Packing
Packing
Mrp
Tax
Indication
N/A
Composition
Live, attenuated, Freeze-dried, ‘HVT’ Strain.

Marek’s disease is a Lymphoproliferative disease of chickens characterized by presence of lymphoid tumours of a yellow / white colour in various organs of e.g. liver, spleen, kidneys, ovary, lungs, heart, muscles and sciatic and bronchial nerves etc.

Chicks up to one-week age are more susceptible to Marek’s disease than the older ones. It can cause heavy mortality ranging from 10% to 40% starting from 8 weeks to 20 weeks. The mortality rate becomes less in older birds. It causes heavy losses in broilers since the affected birds do not put on weight. Disease is transmitted by oral and respiratory routes mainly through dander from feather follicles of M.D. affected birds, dust and litter.

Marek’s Disease (‘HVT’ Strain) vaccine is being manufactured in S.P.F. from eggs the Turkey Herpes virus FC-126 strain. This strain confers high-grade immunity (95% protection) in vaccinated chicks. Each dose of contains ³ 103 TCID50 per dose.
Dosage
Canine:
N/A
Sheep
N/A
Poultry
N/A
Large Animals
N/A
Others
Vaccination Schedule
Primary : 1-3 days old chicks .
Administration
Reconstitute 500 doses in 100 ml , and 1000 doses in 200 ml ,give 0.2CC by subcutaneous injection in the neck region.
Advantages
N/A
Precautions
N/A
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