Ordering A Rabies Titer

Contact Information:

The Rabies Laboratory
Kansas State University
2005 Research Park Circle
Manhattan, KS 66502

Phone: 785-532-4483 FAX: 785-532-4474

Sample Submission Information:

1-2 mL of serum (cold pack) in a 5.0 mL test tube (no additives)
Fluorescent Antibody Virus Neutralization (FAVN)
Cost:  $88 per sample.  ($155 for expedited “Stat” service) + Shipping
(Prices are subject to change)

Each sample must be submitted with a “FAVN REPORT FORM” available at: http://www.ksvdl.org/rabies-laboratory/favn-test/favn-submission-forms.html

Turn-around times may vary depending on laboratory workload. Expect approximately 3 weeks. Contact the laboratory directly for questions related to animals traveling within 3 weeks.

Veterinarians can contact the laboratory for a current list of countries that require FAVN antibody titers prior to importation of a pet dog or cat.