For the vaccination of queen honeybees to prime larvae against mortality due to Paenibacillus larvae. This product license is conditional; efficacy and potency have not been fully demonstrated. For more information regarding safety data, see productdata.aphis.usda.gov.
Each vial contains 3 ml of bacterin, which is sufficient for 50 doses when mixed into queen candy.
Shake well before using. To be administered with queen feed (queen candy) 8 days prior to placing the queen in a new hive. Mix the contents of one product bottle with 300 g of prepared queen candy. Add 6 g of product/candy mix to each queen cage. Do not mix with other products, except as specified on the label.
Store at 2–8 ºC (35º–46ºF). DO NOT FREEZE. Use entire contents when opened. Dispose of any unused vaccine according to local and federal regulations.
Diamond Animal Health, Inc. vaccines released for sale meet all federal USDA regulatory requirements.
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The maternal transfer of bacteria can mediate trans-generational immune priming in insects. Freitak, D., et al., (2014) Virulence 5 (4): 547-554