Prestige® 5 + WNV

(EEE, WEE, EIV, EHV-1, EHV-4, WNV killed, Tetanus)

THE SCIENCE OF ADVANCED

Prestige flu-containing equine vaccines contain the most updated flu strains available.

  • Multiple antigen combination reduces need for several injections
  • Formulated to minimize reactions and maximize protection
  • Available in 10-dose vials and 1 mL single-dose prefilled syringes
  • Tetanus, WNV, EEE and WEE are 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, 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/eq/Florida/RW/13, EIV A/Equine 2/Kentucky/02 American, EIV A/eq/Richmond/1/07, West Nile virus – flavivirus chimera and tetanus toxoid.
  • Advanced filtration process through the Antigen Purification System (APS™)
  • Exceptional safety profile with the exclusive Havlogen® Adjuvant

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. Duration of immunity for Eastern and Western encephalomyelitis viruses, EHV-1, EHV-4, tetanus and West Nile Virus has not been established. For more information regarding safety and efficacy data, go to productdata.aphis.usda.gov. This product has been shown to be effective against virus shedding of EIV, EHV-1 and EHV-4, and encephalitis and viremia caused by West Nile Virus.

ADMINISTRATION

For primary vaccination aseptically administer 1 mL intramuscularly, repeat with a single dose in 3 – 4 weeks. Historically, annual revaccination with this product has been recommended. The need for this booster has not been established. The presence of maternal antibody is known to interfere with the development of active immunity in foals and additional boosters will be required in most young animals. For more information on revaccination frequency, consult your veterinarian.

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RESOURCES

Learn more about the updated line of Prestige vaccines.

Equine Product Reference Guide

A guide to the entire equine product line from Merck Animal Health.

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Science of Significant Protection Technical Bulletin

Understanding genetic characterization of recent equine influenza outbreaks to assess relevance of vaccine influenza strains.  

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The Science of Significant

Download a pdf below or request printed copies at the following E-Mail: RetailTeam@merck.com

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The Science of West Nile Protection

Customize your West Nile protection to the patient, with high degrees of safety for the horse and convenience for you.  

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