Spectra 5 Vaccine

Modified-live virus for the vaccination of healthy, susceptible dogs and puppies. Dosage: 1 ml IM or subcut; Puppies 9 weeks or younger – vaccinate at 3-4 week intervals until 16 weeks of age for at least 3 doses; Puppies over 9 weeks and adults – minimum of 2 doses at 3-4 week intervals. Revaccinate annually. Do not vaccinate pregnant animals.
Anaphylactoid reactions may occur. Antidote: Epinephrine. Canine Spectra vaccines offer a complete line of multi-protection, combination vaccines that provide peak protection for major health risks of dogs. Owners, breeders and shelters can now easily do their own shots for huge savings. Simple instructions make it easy for users to vaccinate pets at home. USDA-approved for purity, potency and efficacy.

Benefits of Spectra 5 Vaccine

  • Contains Type 2B Parvovirus for rapid immunity and cross protection against all recognized field strains
  • High titer, low passage parvo fraction – High vaccine titers have been shown to overcome low-level maternal antibody interference in puppies
  • Meets or exceeds all USDA Standards
  • Convenient choice of IM or SC administration
  • Economical and ideal first shot for puppies – No Lepto fractions

Directions

The dosage is 1 mL injected intramuscularly or subcutaneously. Open syringe by twisting or tapping the cap against a hard surface to break the heat weld. Prepare the vaccine by injecting the diluent into the vial containing the desiccated vaccine cake. Shake well. Withdraw entire contents into the syringe. Thoroughly prepare injection site with antiseptic.

Subcutaneous administration: Lift the loose skin behind the neck or behind front leg and insert needle. Inject entire contents of syringe. Do not inject directly into blood vessel (see note below). Intramuscular administration: Insert needle into muscle of the hind limb (see illustration). Inject entire contents of syringe. Do not inject directly into blood vessel.

Before injecting vaccine pull back slightly on syringe plunger. If blood enters the syringe freely, choose another injection site. For puppies 9 weeks or younger vaccinate healthy puppies at 3-4 week intervals until 16 weeks of age for at least 3 doses. For puppies over 9 weeks and adults give a minimum of 2 doses at 3-4 week intervals. Annual revaccination with a single dose is recommended.

Dosage and administration

The dosage is 1 mL injected intramuscularly or subcutaneously. Open syringe by twisting or tapping the cap against a hard surface to break the heat weld. Prepare the vaccine by injecting the diluent into the vial containing the desiccated vaccine cake. Shake well. Withdraw entire contents into the syringe. Thoroughly prepare injection site with antiseptic.

Subcutaneous administration: Lift the loose skin behind the neck or behind front leg and insert needle. Inject entire contents of syringe. Do not inject directly into blood vessel (see note below).
Intramuscular administration: Insert needle into muscle of the hind limb (see illustration). Inject entire contents of syringe. Do not inject directly into blood vessel.

Composition

Canine Spectra® 5 vaccine is a combination of immunogenic, attenuated strains of CDV, CAV-2, CPIV, and CPV type 2b, propagated in cell line tissue cultures The CAV-2 fraction cross-protects against disease due to CAV-1. Amphotericin B, gentamicin, and thimerosal added as preservatives.

Precaution

Before injecting vaccine pull back slightly on syringe plunger. If blood enters the syringe freely, choose another injection site. For puppies 9 weeks or younger vaccinate healthy puppies at 3-4 week intervals until 16 weeks of age for at least 3 doses. For puppies over 9 weeks and adults give a minimum of 2 doses at 3-4 week intervals. Annual revaccination with a single dose is recommended.

Indications

This product has been shown to be effective for the vaccination of healthy dogs and puppies against canine distemper virus (CDV), canine adenovirus types 1 and 2 (CAV1 & CAV2), canine parainfluenza (CPIV), and canine parvovirus (CPV). This product was licensed prior to the requirement to establish a minimum age for use. The duration of immunity has not been determined. For more information regarding efficacy and safety data go to productdata.aphis.usda.gov.

Prices of Spectra 5 Vaccine

$6.79 – $99.99

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