CESSATION OF RABIES ELISA TEST AS VALID RABIES SEROLOGY TEST
Please note that from 24 May 2021, only the Fluorescent Antibody Virus Neutralisation (FAVN) test and Rapid Fluorescent Focus Inhibition Test (RFFIT) will be considered as valid rabies serological tests for the import of dogs and cats into Singapore. The Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS) will cease to accept the Rabies Enzyme-linked Immunoassay (ELISA) test as a valid rabies serological test in accordance with recommendations by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). All applications to reserve a quarantine space will be required to upload valid test reports of rabies serology tests done using FAVN or RFFIT only. This applies to new or pending applications only. Existing reservations that have been approved will not be required to re-submit rabies serology test results. Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact us at 6545 7523 from 8am to 10.30pm,Mondays to Saturdays. Alternatively, you contact us via the online feedback form at AVS website. Thank you.