Cylap testing againsr RHDV1K5

Gary Stephenson made this Official Information request to Ministry for Primary Industries

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From: Gary Stephenson

Dear Ministry for Primary Industries,

Can you please detail the testing that has been done in Australia to test the efficacy of the Cylap vaccine against the Rabbit Haemorrhagic Virus known as K5. This information will be known within the Rabbit co-ordination group of which the Ministry of Primary Industries is a member and also within the independent but wholely owned Crown entity Landcare Research,

Number of rabbits groups and number of rabbits in each group
Numbers vaccinated and unvaccinated rabbits
The different levels of Cylap dose used
Number of days following vaccination at which they were challenged with the virus
How the virus challenge was conducted.
Number of days monitored since challenge
How 6 monthly protocol of vaccination was developed and tested to prove efficacy
How long-term efficacy (6 to 12 month) was tested.
How safety of 6 month vaccination regime was tested.
The level at which the Cylap vaccine manufacturer was involved.
How this testing meets the AVCM regulations.

Yours faithfully,

Gary Stephenson

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Ministry for Primary Industries

Dear Gary,

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Ngā mihi,

Francesca Ancillotti | Ministerial Support Officer
Ministerials & Business Support | Office of the Director-General
Ministry for Primary Industries - Manatū Ahu Matua
Telephone: (04) 830 1726 | Web: Ministerials Kotahi Page or

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From: Alastair Gilby
Ministry for Primary Industries

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Alastair Gilby | Adviser – Official Information Act
Office of the Director-General | Ministerials and Business Support
Ministry for Primary Industries - Manatû Ahu Matua | Pastoral House 25
The Terrace | PO Box 2526 | Wellington 6140
New Zealand
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