A formulation containing florfenicol for use in freshwater-reared finfish feeds only. Indicated for the control of mortality in catfish due to enteric septicemia and for the control of mortality in freshwater-reared salmonids due to coldwater disease.
In catfish, Aquaflor (florfenicol) is approved for the control of mortality due to enteric septicemia of catfish associated with Edwardsiella ictaluri.
In freshwater-reared salmonids, Aquaflor (florfenicol) is indicated for the control of mortality due to furunculosis associated with Aeromonas salmonicida, as well as the control of mortality due to coldwater disease associated with Flavobacterium psychrophilum.
In freshwater-reared finfish, Aquaflor (florfenicol) is indicated for the control of mortality due to columnaris disease associated with Flavobacterium columnare. Aquaflor also can be used in freshwater-reared warmwater fish or the control of mortality due to streptococcal septicemia associated with Streptococcus iniae.
Federal law restricts medicated feed containing this veterinary feed directive (VFD) drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Caution: Federal law limits this drug to use under the professional supervision of a licensed veterinarian. Animal feed bearing or containing this veterinary feed directive drug shall be fed to animals only by or upon a lawful veterinary feed directive issued by a licensed veterinarian in the course of the veterinarian’s professional practice.
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The results of these trials show the value of using AQUAFLOR (florfenicol) — the first and only antibiotic approved for controlling mortality in freshwater-reared salmonids due to coldwater disease associated with Flavobacterium psychrophilum — in natural disease challenge conditions.1 Treating with Aquaflor reduced mortality 41% in one natural disease challenge evaluation, and 60% in another evaluation.1
AQUAFLOR — the first antibiotic licensed for US aquaculture in more than 20 years — has been approved for use in freshwater-reared finfish.2 With early diagnostics and proactive management, AQUAFLOR will help you reach new highs for fish survival and profitability.2 – High performance- High palatability- High safety- High value2
- Schering Plough Animal Health Technical Bulletin SPAH-AQF-37A
- Schering Plough Animal Health Marketing/Technical Bulletin SPAH-AQF-37