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Movement of Pets (Dogs, Cats and Ferrets) - Approved Laboratories in the EU and in Third Countries

The pre-entry rabies anti-body titration test required for pet animals entering the Union from third countries not listed in Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 998/2003 shall be performed in a serology laboratory approved in accordance with Council Decision 2000/258/EC which designated ANSES-Nancy laboratory (France) to appraise, by means of inter-laboratory aptitude tests, the laboratories in Member States or third countries for the purposes of their authorisation to carry out the serological tests to monitor the effectiveness of the anti-rabies vaccination.

Procedure to be authorised: a favourable result of the appraisal of the applicant laboratory documented by ANSES-Nancy laboratory is a pre-requisite.

(a) in Member States: on that basis, the competent authority of the Member State may authorise the applicant laboratory to carry out the serological tests to monitor the effectiveness of rabies vaccines.

(b) in third countries: on that basis and together with an application from the competent authorities of the third country of origin of the applicant laboratory, the laboratory is authorised in accordance with the Comitology procedure to carry out the serological tests to monitor the effectiveness of the anti-rabies vaccination.

Procedure to be maintained as authorised:

(a) each authorised laboratory in Member States and in third countries shall undergo an inter-laboratory aptitude test carried out each year by ANSES-Nancy laboratory;

(b) the authorisation granted to a laboratory is maintained provided that the appraisal report established by ANSES-Nancy laboratory following the inter-laboratory aptitude test is favourable;

(c) the inter-laboratory aptitude test is at the expense of the authorised laboratory.

Laboratories authorised in Member States and in third countries are listed below.


LIST OF RABIES TESTING AUTHORISED LABORATORIES:

MEMBER STATES (please go to : http://ec.europa.eu/food/animal/approved_establishments/other_laboratories_en.htm)

THIRD COUNTRIES

Name of the laboratory Address Telephone number, fax, email, website Date of approval Date of expiry
Australia back to top
Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) 5 Portarlington Road,
East Geelong,
Victoria,
Australia
3219
(Postal address - PMB 24, Geelong 3220)
Tel / Fax: +61.3.5227.5000 / 5555
E-mail: AAHL-accessions@csiro.au
aahllabservices.csiro.au/
Date of approval:
20/11/2002
Brasil back to top
Instituto Pasteur Avenida Paulista, 393
Cerqueira César
Sao Paulo
Tel /Fax: +3289.7738 / 0831
E-mail: pasteur@pasteur.saude.sp.gov.br
Date of approval:
31/01/2006
Date of expiry
10/10/2011
Laboratorio de Zoonoses e Doenças Transmitidas por Vetores Rua Santa Eulalia, 86
Santana, São Paulo - SP
Sao Paulo SP
Tel: 55 11 3397 8945 / Fax: 55 11 3397 8997
E-mail: zoonoses@prefeitura.sp.gov.br
Date of approval:
06/08/08
Chile back to top
Instituto de Salud Publica de Chile
Laboratorio Diagnostico de Rabia
Marathon 1000 Nunoa
Casilla Correo 48 Santiago
Fax: +56 2 35 07 570
E-mail: mfavi@ispch.cl
E-mail: vyung@ispch.cl
Date of approval:
07/07/2005
Israel back to top
Rabies Laboratory
Kimron Veterinary Institute
Derech Hamacabim street, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel FTel: +972 3-9681727
Fax: +972 3-9681721
E-mail: davidd@int.gov.il
Date of approval:
05/02/2004
Japan back to top
Animal Quarantine Service,
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Division of Pathological and Physiochemical inspection
11-1 Haramachi Isogoku
Yokohama 235-0008
Tel/Fax: + 81 45 751 5921/ 754 1729
E-mail: y-byori@aqs.maff.go.jp
http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/index.html
Date of approval:
27/01/2005
Date of expiry
31/07/2008
Animal Quarantine Service
Ministry of Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
11-1 Haramachi, Isogoku
Yokohama, 235-0008
Japan
Tel/Fax: : +81 45 751 5943/ 752 5466
y-byori@aqs.maff.go.jp
http://www.maff.go.jp/aqs/index.html
Date of approval:
01/08/2011
Research Institute for Animal Science In Biochemistry and Toxicology 3-7-11, Hashimotodai, Midori-ku Sagamihara
Kanagawa, 252-0132
Tel/Fax: 042 762 2775 / 762 7979
m-nishimura@riasbt.or.jp
Date of approval:
27/01/2005
Republic of Korea back to top
National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service (NVRQS) 480, Anyang 6-dong, Manan-gu, Anyang city,
Gyeonggi-do 430-824
Tel/Fax: + 82 31 467 1854/ 1868
E-mail: cheso@nvrqs.go.kr
Date of approval:
18/07/2007
Date of expiry
25/12/2011
Seoul Regional Office of the National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service
(NVRQS)
39-9 Neungan 2 gil,
Gangseo-gu - SEOUL
Tel/Fax: +82 2 2650 0658/0645
E-mail: chaehs@nvrqs.go.kr
Date of approval:
25/06/2008
Date of expiry
25/12/2011
Choong Ang Vaccine Laboratory 1476-37 Yuseong-daero Yuseong-gu, Daejeon (305-348), Republic of Korea Tel/Fax: +82-42-863-9322/8454
E-mail: pharmehk@hanmail.net
Date of approval:
9/02/2007
Animal, Plant and Fisheries Quarantaine and Inspection Agency (QIA) 480, Anyang 6-dong, Manan-gu, Anyang city, Gyeonggi-do 430-824 Tel/Fax: + 82 31 467 1854/ 1868
naturelkk@korea.kr
Date of approval:
26/12/2011
Date of expiry
01/01/2012
Seoul Regional Office of Animal and Plant Quarantaine Agency (QIA) 46, Deungchon-ro 39ga-gil,
Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Korea 157-843
Tel/Fax: +82 2 2650 0657/0660
E-mail: dvmjhso@korea.kr, kimyu1223@korea.kr
Date of approval:
26/12/2011
Komipharm International Co. Ltd 1236-6 Jeoungwang-dong,
420-450 Siheung-si,
Gyeonggi-do,
South Korea
Tel/Fax: +82- 31 498 6106/ +82-31-498-6220
Website: komilab.com/
Date of approval:
1/3/2011
Date of expiry
16/09/2013
Komipharm International Co. Ltd 17 Gyeongje-ro,
Siheung-si,
Gyeonggi-do,
429-848,
Korea
Tel/Fax: +82- 31 498 6106/ +82-31-498-6220
E-mail: rabiaby@komipharm.com
Website: komilab.com/
Date of approval:
15/08/2014
KBNP, INC. 235-9, Chusa-ro, Sinam-myeon,
Yesan-gun,
Chungcheongnam-do,
Korea
Tel: +82-41-331-5873
Fax: +82-41-331-5874
E-mail: sukjh7@hanmail.net
Date of approval:
15/08/2014
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia back to top
Laboratory for Rabies of the Veterinary Institute
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Lazar Pop-Trajkov 5-7
1000 Skopje
Telephone: +389 2 3240777 - Fax: +389 2 3237354
E-mail: rabieslab@fvm.ukim.edu.mk
www.fvm.ukim.edu.mk
Date of approval:
01/01/2013
Date of expiry
15/09/2014
México back to top
Centro Nacional de Servicios de Diagnóstico en Salud Animal (CENASA) Km 37.5 Carretera Federal México - Pachuca
55740 Tecámac
Tel.: +(52-55)5905-1000, Ext. 53002
Email : gestioncenasa.dgsa@senasica.gob.mx; labcenasa.dgsa@senasica.gob.mx
Website: www.senasica.gob.mx/?id=4331
Date of approval:
01/07/2012
Russia back to top
The All Russian State Centre for Quality and Standardisation of Veterinary Drugs and Feed (VGNKI) 5 Zvenigorodskoe shosse
123022 Moscow
Tel/fax: 007(499)259-27-18
E-mail: cmd@vgnki.ru - biogem@vgnki.ru
http://www.pcr-lab.narod.ru
Date of approval:
07/07/2005
Diagnostic and Prevention research Institute for Human and Animal diseases (DPRI) Gamalei str. 16 bld. 2
123098 Moscow
Tel/Fax: 007(499)190-75-61 ; 007(495)726-54-71
E-mail: info@dpri.ru ; mkohnovich@rambler.ru
Date of approval:
30/01/2006
Federal Centre for Animal Health (FGI ARRIAH) 600901 Yur'evets, Vladimir, Russia Tel/Fax: +7 4922 263877
mail@arriah.ru ; www.arriah.ru
Date of approval:
15/10/2010
Serbia back to top
Pasteur Institute Hajduk Veljkova 1
21137 Novi Sad
402007
Serbia
Tel: +38 121 6611 003
+38 121 420 528
E-mail: paster-ns@neobee.net
Internet: http://www.paster.org.rs/en/
Date of approval:
30/01/2006
South Africa back to top
ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute Private Bag X05
Onderstepoort 0110
Tel: 012 529 9111 - 012 529 9439 – 012 529 9420
Fax: 012 529 9390
E-mail: SabetaC@arc.agric.za
Date of approval:
27/01/2005
Tunisia back to top
Institut de la Recherche Vétérinaire de Tunisie Rue Djebel Lakhdhar, la Rabta
Tunis
Tel / Fax: +216 71 562 602/569 692
E-mail: hammami.salah@iresa.agrinet.tn
Date of approval:
20/04/2009
Date of expiry
16/05/2011
Turkey back to top
Veterinary Control Central Research Institute Ahmet Sefik Kolayli Street N°23
06620 Etlik Ankara
Tel: +90.312.326.00.90 (8 lines)/ +90.321.17.55
E-mail: ehh.o@merkezvet.gov.tr
Internet: http://www.etlikvet.gov.tr or http://www.merkzevet.gov.tr
Date of approval:
0/01/2006
Ukraina back to top
Central State Laboratory of Veterinary Medecine Donetskaya str., 30
UA-03151 Kiev
Tel: +380.243.37.55
E-mail: virus@centrlabvet.com.ua
Date of approval:
30/01/2006
Date of expiry
11/10/2011
Virology Department
State Research Institute of Laboratory Diagnostics and Veterinary Sanitary Expertise
30, Donetskaya st.
03151 Kyiv Ukraine
Tel.: +38 044 244 67 92
E-mail: olegnevolko2010@ukr.net
Date of approval:
15/06/2013
United States of America back to top
DoD Food Analysis & Diagnostic Laboratory 2899 Schofield Road
JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
Telephone: +1.210.295-4604 - Fax: +1.210.295-4612
E-mail: gail.m.prater.civ@mail.mil
Date of approval:
01/01/2014
Rabies laboratory Kansas State University 2005 Research Park Circle
Manhattan, 66502
Tel: +1 785 532 4483
E-mail: rabies@vet.k-state.edu
Internet: http://www.ksvdl.org/rabies-laboratory/favn-test/Rabies-Search/
Date of approval:
20/11/2002
VETCOM
Food analysis and diagnostic laboratory
2472 Schofield Road, building 2632
Fort Sam Houston
Texas 78234- 6232
Tel: 00.1.210.295.4604
E-mail: ed.cooper@us.army.mil
Date of approval:
20/11/2002
Date of expiry
21/09/2012