Few things are more playful than a puppy…
Unless it becomes infected with parvovirus enteritis.
If left untreated, this highly contagious virus can lead to death.
Questions & Answers
SEPTI-serum® is supplied in 50 ml bottles from veterinarians and most major distributors.
SEPTI-serum® has a 36 month shelf life when properly refrigerated.
SEPTI-serum® has been used successfully on a wide variety of breeds eight weeks of age and older, including difficult breeds such as Dobermans and Rottweilers.
As with any therapeutic product, efficacy will likely increase when SEPTI-serum® is used early in the disease process. In general, lgG(t) (anti-endoxin) antibodies have a similar half-life as normal lgG. These antibodies are used rapidly when a septicemia is present. Therefore, the earlier SEPTI-serum® is administered the better.
SEPTI-serum® is recommended to be given only once. In general, the risks of adverse responses to heterologous antiserum dramatically increase after 6-7 days following initial administration.
SEPTI-serum is recommended for intravenous administration at a dosage of 2-4 ml per pound body weight. SEPTI-serum should be warmed to body temperature, diluted at least 1:1 with any sterile isotonic solution and administered slowly in not less than 30 minutes.