Toxovax is an injectable live vaccine used in susceptible breeding female sheep to stimulate active immunity against Toxoplasma gondii, a ubiquitous parasite acquired from the environment, and a common cause of barrenness and abortion.
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Concentrate and diluent for suspension for injection.
Concentrate: cloudy suspension. Diluent (Unisolve): colourless solution.
Live, concentrated vaccine containing ≥ 105 tachyzoites of the S48 strain of Toxoplasma gondii per dose. Unisolve is supplied as a diluent for dilution prior to use.
Indications for use
Toxovax is a live vaccine for the active immunisation of susceptible breeding female sheep to reduce the effects of infection by Toxoplasma gondii, namely early embryonic death, barrenness and abortion.
A single 2 ml, intramuscular injection is given at least 3 weeks prior to mating.
Vaccination with Toxovax is known to protect for at least two lambing seasons. Toxovax can be given concurrently with Enzovax®.
Sheep - Meat and offal: 42 days
Carton box with 1 x vial of 20 doses of vaccine and 1 x vial of 40 ml of diluent and a transfer spike.
Carton box with 1 x vial of 50 doses of vaccine and 1 x vial of 100 ml of diluent and a transfer spike.
Carton box with 1 x vial of 20 doses of vaccine and a carton box with 1 x vial of 40 ml of diluent (add transfer spike if appropriate to either carton).
Carton box with 1 x vial of 50 doses of vaccine and a carton box with 1 x vial of 100 ml of diluent (add transfer spike if appropriate to either carton).
An administration kit including a vented transfer device for vaccine reconstitution and disposable automatic syringe with a Sterimatic needle protection and cleaning needle system is available.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Further information is available from the SPC, Datasheet or package leaflet.
If you are not the prescribing veterinary surgeon, advice should be sought from the medicine prescriber.
Use Medicines Responsibly.
Date of preparation: January 2024