Nevada Administrative Code
NAC-638 - Veterinarians
638.620 - Duties of veterinarian before administration of vaccine.

Universal Citation: NV Admin Code 638.620

NAC 638.620 Duties of veterinarian before administration of vaccine. (NRS 638.070)

1. A veterinarian who administers vaccines at a vaccination clinic or a veterinary facility shall, before administering a vaccination to an animal, conduct a physical examination of that animal pursuant to NAC 638.610.

2. If, after conducting an examination of the animal, the veterinarian determines that a condition exists that would cause harm to the animal if the vaccine were administered, he or she shall:

(a) Not administer the vaccine; and

(b) Direct the owner of the animal to contact a veterinarian for treatment of the animal.

(Added to NAC by Bd. of Veterinary Med. Exam’rs, eff. 7-7-94; A by R091-06, 11-13-2006; R088-07, 4-17-2008)

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