Prestige 4


Prestige 4 (EWT + Flu)

Prestige 4 from Merck is for the vaccination of healthy horses 6 months of age or older against eastern and western sleeping sickness, tetanus and influenza due to strains A1 and A2 viruses. Includes updated influenza strains: Florida '13 Clade 1, Richmond '07 Clade 2 and Kentucky '02. Available as a 1ds w/syringe or a 10ds vial.


A combination of inactivated, concentrated, adjuvanted, tissue culture origin equine encephalomyelitis viruses (Eastern and Western), equine influenza virus type H3N8 strains (EIV A/Equine 2/ Kentucky/93 American, EIV A/Equine 2/Kentucky/02 American and EIV A/Equine 2/Newmarket/2/93 Eurasian) and tetanus toxoid. Intervet serological data suggest influenza cross protection against certain U.S. and European strains, including Kentucky 91, 93, 99, 02, Ohio 03, Newmarket/1/93, Newmarket/2/93, Suffolk 89 and South Africa 03.

Foals nursing immune-dams should be vaccinated when maternal antibody levels will allow active immunization. 1ds vial


For primary vaccination aseptically administer 1 mL intramuscularly, repeat with a single dose in 3 - 4 weeks. Annual revaccination is recommended. A booster dose can be administered at more frequent intervals based upon individual horse or farm disease risk assessment or any time epidemic conditions exist or are reported.


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