SVA carry out serology to control the effectiveness of rabies vaccination. The analysis is normally performed on even weeks and takes three full working days. Samples must be available at SVA, Department of Microbiology, no later than Tuesday on the week of analysis and test results are then recieved the same Friday.
During the spring of 2022, the analysis will be performed every week, from Monday to Wednesday. Samples must be available at SVA no later than Monday morning to be included in the analysis for that week.
The analysis is performed on serum from blood without any additive and the sample can be sent to SVA in ambient temperature.
SVA is approved for rabies vaccination control according to decision 2000/258/EC.
Entry rules to Sweden
For questions regarding entry of pets into Sweden, please consult the Swedish Board of Agriculture (Jordbruksverket).
Send sample to
National Veterinary Institute
Department of Microbiology
756 51 Uppsala
Contact us if you have any questions
By phone number +46 (0) 18 67 43 60 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org