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.
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.
For questions regarding entry of pets into Sweden, please consult the Swedish Board of Agriculture (Jordbruksverket).
Send sample to:
National Veterinary Insitute
Department of Microbiology
SE-751 89 Uppsala
Phone: +46 (0) 18 67 43 60