26 February 2019
MSD Launches New Triple Protection Pig Vaccine
UK, MILTON KEYNES, February 26, 2019 – MSD Animal Health has announced the launch of their new and unique triple action pig vaccine to control erysipelas, porcine parvovirus and leptospirosis, offering up to 12 months immunity.
The first of its kind, PORCILIS® Ery+Parvo+Lepto offers protection against three of the biggest diseases that cause reproductive failures in pigs.
Alexandre Carvalho, business unit manager for pigs at MSD Animal Health, explained that this vaccine has the broadest protection against Leptospira on the market, offering protection against nine different serogroups including, Australis and Pomona.
“This vaccine also includes protection against the Tarassov serogroup, which is unique to the product,” he said.
“It’s important to note that PORCILIS Ery+Parvo+Lepto can be used for mass vaccination and during pregnancy, which hasn’t been possible with previous products.”
He added that MSD is pleased to launch the new vaccine to support customers in the control of these important diseases.
“We want to offer our customers solutions to enable them to feel confident about the protection of their herds,” said Mr Carvalho.
For more information on this new vaccine, contact your vet or refer to the SPC sheet.
About MSD Animal Health
For more than a century, MSD, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, is the global animal health business unit of MSD. Through its commitment to the Science of Healthier Animals®, MSD Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest range of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services. MSD Animal Health is dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being and performance of animals. It invests extensively in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. MSD Animal Health is present in more than 50 countries, while its products are available in some 150 markets. For more information, visit www.msd-animal-health.com or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.