What is Rnatt declaration?

Rabies Neutralising Antibody Titre Test (RNATT) Declaration. Page 1. Personal information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable.

How long is Rnatt valid for?

The blood test is valid for 2 years from the date the blood was taken. This must be done in an approved Laboratory in an approved country. Rabies Neutralising Antibody Titre RNAT declaration – This document must be completed and stamped by the Official Government Veterinarian in the export approved country.

How long does it take to get FAVN results?

FAVN test results are normally available within 3 to 4 weeks from the date that the sample is received. If you will be traveling in less than 3 weeks, an expedited STAT service is available. Please email [email protected] for STAT service inquiries.

How long is a rabies titer test valid for?

Rabies Serology Test results must be in English or accompanied by a certified translation. Serology results must be drawn a minimum of 30 days after the dog’s initial vaccination and at least 45 days before the date of importation. Test results are valid for 1 year.

What is a rabies titer test?

A rabies antibody titer is essentially an estimation of an immune response against rabies virus (either through exposure or vaccination). The RFFIT is one method which provides a laboratory measurement of the ability of an individual human or animal serum sample to neutralize rabies virus.

Does my dog need a rabies blood test?

Your pet must have a blood sample taken at least 30 days after its primary rabies vaccination (from a current series of vaccinations). Your vet may recommend a booster rabies vaccination before this test.

What vaccinations do dogs need to enter Australia?

Pet dogs flying into Australia need the following mandatory vaccines – Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus and Bordetella. These vaccinations must be valid through the quarantine period.

What is an OIE-FAVN test?

The Rabies Antibody Titer or FAVN-OIE Tests (FAVN stands for Fluorescent Antibody Viral Neutralization) is to ensure that the rabies vaccinations have provided adequate rabies antibody levels for travel.

What is a FAVN test?

The Fluorescent Antibody Virus Neutralization (FAVN) test measures the response of an animal’s immune system to the rabies vaccine. More specifically, it is a virus neutralization assay developed to screen animal sera by a standard method for an adequate level of rabies antibodies following vaccination.

Can you have rabies without a fever?

The first symptoms of rabies can appear from a few days to more than a year after the bite happens. At first, there’s a tingling, prickling, or itching feeling around the bite area. A person also might have flu-like symptoms such as a fever, headache, muscle aches, loss of appetite, nausea, and tiredness.

What is a good rabies titer?

Previous clinical studies have found that rabies virus neutralizing antibody titers range between ~6-12 IU/mL, among healthy persons completing the vaccination series.

How is a RNAT blood test done?

We can help arrange this RNAT blood test with your vet, or with our partner veterinary services. The blood is collected from a dog or cat by the veterinarian, and then its centrifuged to collect the serum. It’s the serum sample that has to be sent overseas to an approved Veterinary Laboratory.

Is there an RNAT lab in Hong Kong?

The local Hong Kong laboratories are not approved for this process. What is a RNAT? This is a Rabies virus assay. It is used to detect rabies virus neutralizing antibody (level of rabies serum in the blood stream) after vaccination. Why is RNAT necessary and used?

What is the rnatt declaration for importing animals?

The RNATT Declaration must be completed when importing animals from a category 3 country. The declaration must be completed, signed and stamped by an Official Veterinarian of the Government of the exporting country. An Import Permit will not be issued if any part of this declaration is blank.

Which countries can I use the rnatt in?

Please contact us for additional information, it includes Australia and New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and Japan, and others. The earliest effective date that the RNATT can be accepted, and the length of validity of the RNATT result, depends on the destination Country.