MAREK-R 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 MAREK-R 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 immunity in chicks on 14–21 days post vaccination.

Storage conditions

The shelf life of the vaccine is 24 months provided the Dewar flasks are regularly refilled with of liquid nitrogen (at least once a week) and the vaccines are stored in a clean, cool place equipped with balanced ventilation systems. Refreezing of the vaccine is not allowed.

Marek’s disease
Strain/ serotype: 
3004/Serotype 1
Virus vaccine
Filling/ dosage: 
Ampoule, 2 cm 3
Measurement unit: 
one thousand doses