BLACKQUARTER (BQ) VACCINE is used for prophylactic measures to control blackquarter disease caused by Clostridium chauvoei infections in cattle, buffaloes, sheep and goats.
COMPOSITION: BQ vaccine contains formalin inactivated cultures of Clostridium chauvoei (strain 49). The inactivated cultures are further purified and concentrated before adjuvantation with aluminium hydroxide gel.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION: 2 ml for all age groups of cattle and buffaloes. For subcutaneous use only. Shake well before use.
Primary Vaccination: 6 months of age and above
Booster Dose: 6 months after primary vaccination
PRECAUTIONS: Immunize only healthy animals. Malnutrition, infestation with worms, administration of immunosuppressive agents such as corticosteroids or radiotherapy will interfere with the immune response to vaccine.
POST-VACCINATION REACTIONS: Generally, there are no adverse reactions noticed. Occasionally a transient palpable swelling may occur at the site of injection, which will subside in 24-48 hours.
STORAGE & TRANSPORT: Store and transport the vaccine between 2 and 8°C until use. At no stage should the vaccine be allowed to freeze. Protect from sunlight.
SHELF LIFE: 2 years (24 months) from the date of manufacture
PRESENTATION: Multi-dose vial of 100 ml (50 standard cattle doses of 2 ml each)