This is a repost, maybe it will help?
From: Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net
Sent: Apr 24, 2013 2:51 PM
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Subject: FeLV vaccines, Conventional killed) FeLV vs rFelv (recombinant)
The protocol I was given is
1st vaccine followed by booster shot in 30 days
Give the 2nd vaccine 30 days before mixing positives and negatives
Follow up every 12 months with a booster shot
I wasn't aware there was more than 1 type of vaccine
There are two types of FeLV vaccines available. The most commonly
used is an adjuvanted, killed vaccine. They include;
By Boehringer Ingelheim (formerly Fort Dodge). This killed virus leukemia
vaccine is given subcutaneously or intramuscularly. For cats 10 weeks of age
by Pfizer Animal Health. Killed feline leukemia virus. Given subcutaneously.
For cats 9 weeks of age or older. Boxes of 50 doses (2 doses needed for
For the vaccination of healthy cats as an aid in the prevention of disease
associated with feline leukemia virus infection. Formerly known as Fevaxyn®
I'm sure there are others, as well.
Then there is a non-adjuvanted recombinant (modifed live)
injectable FeLV vaccine which is very new, made by Merial. This is much less
likely to cause FISS/VAS than the adjuvanted vaccines. The cat I am most
concerned in vaccinating has already lost one leg, so I need to choose this
vaccine, as he cannot lose another. The trouble has been finding it.
Here's an explanation;
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