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Equivac TAT Tetanus Antitoxin

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  • Equivac TAT Tetanus Antitoxin
  • Equivac TAT Tetanus Antitoxin

For short term protection and treatment of tetanus in horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and dogs. Tetanus is caused by infection of wounds with the spores of Clostridium tetani. Spores lodge in the wound, germinate and multiply, liberating toxin which causes disease. Of domestic animals, horses, sheep and goats are most susceptible. The disease is relatively uncommon in other species. Disease is easy to prevent but difficult to treat.

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1mL single dose syringe; 10mL multi-dose vial

Clostridium tetani antitoxin 1500IU/mL

If tetanus is suspected it is advised that veterinary advice be sought immediately. Shake well before use and use all product within 12 hours of opening. Aminister sub-cutaneously. Horses and adult cattle: not less than 1500 units; Calves, sheep, goats, pigs: not less than 500 units; Dogs: not less than 250 units; Piglets, lambs: not less than 100 units. Combined active-passive immunisation - Simultaneous injection of Equivac TAT and Equivac T results in both immediate and lasting protection. Treatment - Note that antitoxin is less effective in the treatment of tetanus than it is in prevention. Where used for treatment it is more likely to be successful if administered early in the course of disease. Suggested minimum treatment dose for all species is 10,000 to 20,000 units given slowly IV.

1mL prefilled single dose syringe presentation; 3mL syringe and 20G needle for use with multi-dose vial in large animals, 22G needle for smaller animals.

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