Intervet Schering-Plough has announced an urgent recall of
PreveNile® West Nile Virus vaccine.
Intervet Schering-Plough has announced an urgent recall of all serial numbers of PreveNile® West Nile Virus vaccine for horses due to an increased number of adverse event reports associated with the use of these vaccines. According to a letter distributed by the manufacturer, the USDA has been alerted of this recall.
The recalled serial numbers include one-dose and five-dose vials of the vaccine.
Veterinarians with any of these serial numbers in stock should contact their distributor to arrange for the product’s return.
In an April 28 letter to veterinarians, the company states: “This recall is being conducted because Intervet has identified increased incidence of adverse events related to currently marketed serials.”
For PreveNile One-Dose, those series include:
Serials for PreveNile Five-Dose include:
Intervet’s statement does not indicate numbers or types of adverse event reports tied to PreveNile or the incidents’ severity.