Diagnostic spectrum

* Partner laboratory

General information

The rabies virus (RABV) belongs to the genus Lyssavirus of the family Rhabdoviridae and is distributed worldwide. Rabies is an epizootic disease that is notifiable upon suspicion in Germany. After intensive control measures, Germany has been considered free of classical rabies (RABV) since 2008.

Some countries require proof of the antibody titer when travelling.