Rabies Virus

Diagnostic spectrum

General information

Rabies virus (RABV) belongs to the genus Lyssavirus of the family Rhabdoviridae and is globally distributed. In Germany, rabies is a notifiable epizootic disease. After intensive control measures, Germany has been considered free of classical rabies (RABV) since 2008. 

When travelling, some countries demand proof of the antibody titre.