Vaccine
Prestige® 5 + WNV
New Flu Strains
Indications

This product has been shown effective for the vaccination of healthy horses 6 months of age or older against Eastern and Western encephalomyelitis (EEE and WEE) viruses, equine influenza virus (EIV), equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1), equine herpesvirus type 4 (EHV-4), tetanus and West Nile Virus. Duration of immunity has been shown at 6 months for EIV. This product has been shown to decrease virus shedding of EIV, EHV-1 and EHV-4, as well as to decrease encephalitis and viremia caused by West Nile Virus. Foals nursing immune dams should be vaccinated when maternal antibody levels will allow active immunization.

The Science of Protected

  • Multiple antigen combination reduces need for several injections
  • Formulated to minimize reactions and maximize protection
  • Available in 10-dose vials. Also available in convenient, low-volume 1 mL doses in single, prefilled syringes
  • West Nile virus (WNV) is the leading cause of arbovirus encephalitis in horses and humans in the United States
  • Tetanus, WNV, EEE and WEE are considered core vaccinations recommended by the AAEP vaccine guidelines and are indicated in the immunization program for all horses each year.
  • Provides 6 months of protection against EIV
  • A combination of inactivated, purified, concentrated, adjuvanted, tissue culture origin equine encephalomyelitis viruses (Eastern and Western), equine Herpesvirus types 1 and 4 (EHV-1 and EHV-4), equine influenza virus type H3N8 strains (EIV A/Equine 2/ Kentucky/93 American, EIV A/Equine 2/Kentucky/02 American, EIV A/Equine 2/Newmarket/2/93 Eurasian), West Nile virus - flavivirus chimera and tetanus toxoid.
  • Advanced filtration process through the Antigen Purification System (APS)

Science

1. Data on file, Merck Animal Health.

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Administration

Dose:

For primary vaccination aseptically administer 1 mL intramuscularly, repeat with a single dose in 3-4 weeks. Annual revaccination is recommended. A booster dose can be administered at more frequent intervals based upon individual horse or farm disease risk assessment or any time epidemic conditions exist or are reported. Consult your veterinarian.