April 8, 2021

The ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh transferred the Technology - CSF and Sheep Pox Vaccines to M/s Hester Biosciences through Agrinnovate India Limited.

Live Attenuated Indigenous CSF Cell Culture Vaccine (IVRI-CSF-BS):

  • The Classical Swine Fever (CSF) is an important disease of pigs that causes 100% mortality. 

  • In India, the disease is controlled by a lapinized CSF vaccine (Weybridge Strain, U.K.) produced by killing large numbers of rabbits. 

  • To avoid this, the ICAR-IVRI developed a Cell Culture CSF Vaccine using the Lapinized Vaccine Virus from foreign strain. 

Source : PIB