Collaborative study to evaluate a new ELISA test to monitor the effectiveness of rabies vaccination in domestic carnivores.

@article{Servat2006CollaborativeST,
  title={Collaborative study to evaluate a new ELISA test to monitor the effectiveness of rabies vaccination in domestic carnivores.},
  author={Alexandre Servat and Florence Cliquet},
  journal={Virus research},
  year={2006},
  volume={120 1-2},
  pages={17-27}
}
To prevent any introduction of rabies, many rabies-free countries have adopted a scheme requiring the rabies vaccination of pets associated with a serological test. FAVN test and RFFIT are the current OIE prescribed techniques to perform this assay. A qualitative indirect ELISA (Serelisa) test has been recently described as a screening test to monitor the effectiveness of rabies vaccination of pets. A lack of sensitivity requires ELISA negative samples to be retested using an OIE confirmatory… CONTINUE READING