BIMAREK virus vaccine against Marek’s disease


The vaccine is a horizontally-levelled frozen homogenous mass, when thawed is a yellowish pink opalescent suspension. Marketed in Dewar flasks filled with liquid nitrogen.


The vaccine is indicated for the prevention of Marek’s disease on risk and affected poultry farms of different types. Clinically healthy day-old chicks (during their first hours of life) are subject to vaccination.

Route of administration

Dilute the vaccine using the diluent according to BIMAREK virus vaccine package leaflet and inject intramuscularly into the upper third of the inner thigh or subcutaneously into the neck in the amount of 0.2 ml of eac h chick.


The vaccine induces lifelong immunity in chicks on 21 – 28 day post vaccination.

Storage conditions

The shelf life of the vaccine is 24 months provided the necessary level of liquid nitrogen is constantly maintained in the Dewar flasks. Refreezing and storage of the vaccine in liquid nitrogen vapour is not allowed. The diluents shelf life is 12 months provided it is stored and transported in a dry dark place at 4–20°C.

Marek’s disease
Strain/ serotype: 
SB-1 and VLADIMIR / Serotypes 2 and 3
Virus vaccine
Filling/ dosage: 
Ampoule, 2 cm 3
Measurement unit: 
one thousand doses