PRESTIGE® EHV – 1/4

(EHV-1, EHV-4, respiratory)

Overview

PRESTIGE® EHV – 1/4

An effective vaccine for equine herpesvirus type-1 and type-4.

  • EHV-1 and EHV-4, or rhino, can cause respiratory tract infections. EHV-4 is typically associated with upper respiratory disease in younger horses
  • EHV-1 can cause respiratory disease, late-term abortions, early foal deaths, or neurologic disease

  • A combination of inactivated, concentrated, adjuvanted, tissue culture origin equine herpesvirus types 1 and 4 (EHV-1 and EHV-4)
  • Advanced filtration process through the Antigen Purification System (APS™)
  • Exceptional safety profile with the exclusive Havlogen® Adjuvant

Indications

This product has been shown to be effective for the vaccination of healthy horses 6 months of age or older against EHV-1 and EHV-4. Duration of immunity 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 EHV-1 and EHV-4.

Administration

Dose

For primary vaccination aseptically administer 1 mL intramuscularly, repeat with a single dose in 4-6 weeks. Historically, annual revaccination with this product has been recommended. The need for this booster has not been established. For more information on revaccination frequency, consult your veterinarian.

Caution

Store at 2°-8°C (35°-46°F). Shake well before using. Use entire contents when first opened. Do not mix with other products. This product has not been tested in pregnant animals. Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter. Inject deep into the muscle only. Local reactions may occur at the injection sites in vaccinates. Systemic reactions may also occur in animals following vaccination. If allergic reaction occurs, treat with epinephrine. Care should be used to avoid injecting your own fingers, hands, or other body parts. Accidental injection can cause serious local reactions. In case of human exposure, contact a physician.
ANTIBIOTIC: Gentamicin.
PRESERVATIVE: Thimerosal.
FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

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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Equine Herpesvirus Type 1 (EHV-1) Respiratory and Reproductive Disease Quick Facts

Equine Herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1)

Learn more about management and prevention of EHV-1 respiratory and reproductive disease.

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Equine Hepevirus Type 4 (EHV-4) Quick Facts

Equine Herpesvirus type 4 (EHV-4)

Important facts on EHV-4. Including clinical signs, prevention, and diagnosis.

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