Fostera Gold PCV from Zoetis is for the vaccination of healthy pigs 3 days of age or older against porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2). It contains PCV2a and PCV2b, and has been shown to be effective for the vaccination of healthy pigs against PCV2, including PCV2 viremia, shedding of virus in feces, lymphoid colonization and lymphoid depletion. Available in a 50ds or 250ds
Dosage & Administration:
Single-dose protocol: Administer a single 2-mL dose intramuscularly to healthy pigs 3 weeks of age or older.
Flexible, two-dose protocol: May also be given as two 1-mL doses administered intramuscularly three weeks apart to pigs 3 days of age* or older.
The optimal choice of the dosing regimen, including age at time of vaccination, will depend on farm circumstances.
*Field experience with PCV2 vaccines indicates waiting until 3 weeks of age to initiate a split-dose regimen may yield a better immune response, even though the vaccine is safe when given at a younger age.
Fostera Gold PCV is available in the following presentations:
For veterinary use only.
Store at 2°-8°C (35°-46°F).
Do not freeze.
Use entire contents when first opened.
Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter.
This product has not been tested in pregnant animals.
Contains gentamicin and thimerosal as preservatives.
The vaccine may induce mild to moderate transient local injection-site reactions following vaccination in 3-day-old piglets.
In case of allergic reaction, administer epinephrine.
Do not mix with other products.
In case of human exposure, contact a physician.
Fostera Gold PCV from Zoetis is for...