Rabivac Vet contains tissue culture adapted rabies virus (strain PV 11) propagated on BHK-21 cells.Â The virus is inactivated with bromoethylenimine (BEI), a proven Aziridine compound, and adjuvanted with Aluminium Hydroxide Gel. Each dose of 1 ml of Rabivac Vet provides â‰¥2.5 IU potency meeting the WHO standards.
Rabivac Vet is recommended for immunization of dogs and other domestic animals against rabies infection, both for Prophylactic and Post-bite therapy.
– The vaccine vial should be thoroughly shaken before withdrawal of contents.
– Sterile syringe & needle should be used.
– Hygienic and sterile precautions should be followed while administration of vaccine.
ROUTE : Subcutaneous / Intramuscular
1 ml to dogs, cattle and other species of animals.
Primary Vaccination : Above 3 months of age.
If given below 3 months of age, booster dose should be at 3 months of age with a gap of 21 days.
As per WHO, annual vaccination is recommended in endemic areas.
The following schedule of vaccination is suggested for Post-bite therapy.
1st doseÂ Â Â 0 day i.e., the day of 1st injection
2nd doseÂ Â Â 3rd day
3rd doseÂ Â Â 7th day
4th doseÂ Â Â 14th day
5th doseÂ Â Â 28th day
6th doseÂ Â Â 90th day (booster dose – Optional)
Post vaccination reactions/Side effects:
Generally no adverse reactions are noticed. Occasionally a palpable swelling may occur at the site of injection that is transient in nature.
Storage and transport:
- a) The vaccine should be stored and transported between 2 and 8 Â°C.
- b) At no stage should the vaccine be permitted to freeze.
1 mlÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â :Â Â Â Single dose vial
5 ml & 10 mlÂ Â Â Â :Â Â Â Multi-dose vial