Clostridium botulinum Type B Toxoid
Neogen®Vet BotVax® B

Item No.  200181

  • BotVax® B is for the prevention of equine botulism due to Clostridium botulinum Type B in healthy horses.
  • USDA approved.
  • Safe to administer to healthy adult horses, pregnant mares, and foals two weeks of age and older
  • Protects against all modes of equine botulism Type B:
    • Forage poisoning
    • Shaker Foal Syndrome (Toxicoinfectious Botulism)
    • Wound botulism
  • Included in the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Vaccination Guidelines
  • Only USDA-approved vaccine for equine botulism.
  • Made in the USA
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Clostridium botulinum Type B Toxoid Neogen®Vet BotVax® B is a USDA-approved vaccine for the prevention of equine botulism Type B due to Clostridium botulinum in healthy horses.

Clostridium botulinum Type B

  • Accounts for more than 85% of equine botulism cases.1
  • Strikes both foals and adult horses.
  • Symptoms can progress quickly and are usually rapidly fatal.
  • Its spores remain viable in the soil for years.

Risk Factors

  • Any baled hay (round, square, big or small), haylage, or silage products.
  • Horses or foals that reside in or travel to endemic areas.
  • Horses that travel for shows, races, and other equine events.
  • Horses that may sustain a wound, including injection site abscesses, umbilical infections, puncture wounds, and castration sites.

Prevention is your best defense!

  • Horses are extremely sensitive to botulinum toxins.
  • Timely treatment is critical due to botulism's rapid and severe progression.
  • Vaccination is far less expensive than treatment, which can exceed $10,000 with no guarantee of survival.

Warning: Transitory local reactions at the injection site such as heat and minor swelling may occur. Anaphylactoid reactions may occur. Epinephrine is antidotal.

Specifications
Brand NEOGEN®Vet
Case Dimensions 4.00 IN x 3.00 IN x 2.00 IN
Case Count 12
Case Weight 1.00 LB
Dosing
  • Shake well before use.
  • Three-dose initial series:
    • Inject 2 mL intramuscularly, using aseptic technique, at monthly intervals for a total of 3 doses.
  • Booster annually with a single 2 mL intramuscular dose.
Footnotes

1 Horses are also susceptible to Clostridium botulinum Types A, C and potentially D.
2 https://aaep.org/horse-owners/owner-guidelines/owner-vaccination-guidelines

Indications BotVax® B is for the prevention of equine botulism due to Clostridium botulinum Type B in healthy horses.
Package Dimensions 0.63 IN x 0.63 IN x 1.50 IN
Package Weight 0.08 LB
Quantity per Package 1 Vial
Species Equine
Storage Conditions Store unopened vials at 2°-8°C (35°-46°F). DO NOT FREEZE. Use entire contents of the container when first opened. Do not store opened vials.

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