5C-21.011. Vaccination, Approval and Procedures  

Effective on Sunday, January 30, 2005
  • 1(1) Approval. No person shall produce, distribute, sell, or use any pseudorabies vaccine for the immunization of any swine in the state unless such vaccine is a USDA-licensed pseudorabies vaccine.

    31(2) Vaccination of swine for pseudorabies shall be authorized provided:

    41(a) Prior approval is given by the State Veterinarian based on the results of an epidemiological analysis herd risk assessment as provided in Epidemiological Analysis Herd Risk Assessment, DACS-09156 11/04, evidence of recurrent exposure or infection, and completion of a swine herd cleanup plan as provided in Herd Cleanup Plan – Swine, DACS-09209 11/04;

    95(b) Only an approved pseudorabies vaccine is used;

    103(c) Vaccination is performed by or under the direct supervision of an accredited veterinarian or a state or federally employed veterinarian;

    124(d) Vaccinated animals are permanently identified by an official individual identification; and

    136(e) Vaccine is used only in pseudorabies infected, exposed, or high-risk herds as determined and recommended by a pseudorabies epidemiologist.

    156(3) Forms. Epidemiological Analysis Herd Risk Assessment, DACS-09156 11/04 and Herd Cleanup Plan – Swine, DACS-09209 11/04 are hereby incorporated by reference. Copies may be obtained from the Division of Animal Industry, 407 S. Calhoun St., Rm. 333, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800, (850)410-0900.

    198Rulemaking Authority 200585.002(4), 201585.08(2) FS. 203Law Implemented 205585.11(1), 206(2), 207585.145, 208585.20, 209585.21 FS. 211History–New 10-23-94, Amended 9-2-99, 1-30-05.


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