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Equiplas R (Equine IgG-Rhodococcus Equi Antibody), 950 ml

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Equiplas R (Equine IgG-Rhodococcus Equi Antibody) of Equine Origin is USDA-licensed for the treatment of failure of passive transfer (FPT) and/or as an aid in the management and control of respiratory disease associated with Rhodococcus equi in foals younger than 6 months. Minimum IgG content is 2400 mg/dL per 950 ml pouch. 
 
*This is a cold ship item. *This product cannot be shipped to MN.  

What is Equiplas R (Equine IgG-Rhodococcus Equi Antibody), 950 ml?

It is USDA licensed for the treatment of failure of passive transfer (FPT) and/or as an aid in the management and control of respiratory disease associated with Rhodococcus equi in foals younger than 6 months.

Who is Equiplas R (Equine IgG-Rhodococcus Equi Antibody), 950 ml for?

Horses/Foals younger than 6 months

Why use Equiplas R (Equine IgG-Rhodococcus Equi Antibody), 950 ml?

-Treats the failure of passive transfer (FPT) -Aids in the management and control of respiratory disease associated with Rhodococcus equi in foals -Minimum IgG content is 2400 mg/dL per 950 ml pouch

How does Equiplas R (Equine IgG-Rhodococcus Equi Antibody), 950 ml work?

Foals not suckling on their mothers milk after birth have low levels of IgG in their blood, called 'failure of passive transfer' (FPT). As a result, they are more likely to suffer from infections and other problems. Equiplas R helps provide the immunity these non suckling new born foals need to stay healthy and fend off infections such as respiratory disease associated with Rhodococcus equi.

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Plasvacc USA Inc

Active ingredient(s):

Equine IgG,Rhodococcus Equi Antibody of Equine Origin. Minimum IgG content is 2400 mg/dL per 950 ml pouch

How is Equiplas R (Equine IgG-Rhodococcus Equi Antibody), 950 ml sold?

950 ml bag (cold ship item)

What are the side effects of Equiplas R (Equine IgG-Rhodococcus Equi Antibody), 950 ml?

What special precautions are there?

This product is frozen immediately after collection and is not pasteurized or otherwise treated. The transmission of viral diseases is possible with the administration of any blood product, as is the development of serum sickness, but these are rare occurrences using plasma in equidae.

What to do if overdose?

Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital

How can I store Equiplas R (Equine IgG-Rhodococcus Equi Antibody), 950 ml?

The plasma should be kept frozen until required. It should be thawed using only warm water and then warmed to body temperature. Once thawed IgG is stable refrigerated for 7 days.

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For use in foals by a licensed veterinarian.
 
DOSAGE: ADMINISTER THROUGH A FILTERED BLOOD ADMINISTRATION SET
 
1. One initial dose is recommended for foals 12 to 48 hours of age.
 
2. A second dose may be administered 4-6 weeks later, based upon similar experience within Rhodococcus equi endemic area.
 
ADMINISTRATION: The plasma should be kept frozen until required. It should be thawed using only warm water and then warmed to body temperature. Plasma can be damaged by thawing in very hot water or microwaves. Administer directly from the bag by slow filtered intravenous infusion. Do not add anything to the product. Caution should be taken to avoid volume overload. Complications are very infrequent but may include mild reactions such as tachypnea and trembling. If these symptoms become severe and include sweating and excessive shaking, it is advisable to slow the rate of administration or to stop and restart in 5-10 minutes. If the symptoms recur or persist, discontinue administration. 

Equine IgG,Rhodococcus Equi Antibody of Equine Origin. Minimum IgG content is 2400 mg/dL per 950 ml pouch

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