Rabies Titer Comparison

Comparing the varieties of rabies tests

Type of Rabies Titer microRFFIT RFFIT screen RFFIT endpoint FAVN
Relative cost $ $$ $$$ $$$$
Determine response to rabies vaccination? Yes Yes Yes Yes
Approx. Turn Around Time 2 weeks 3-4 weeks 3-4 weeks 3-4 weeks
RVNA Result type < or >= 0.5IU/mL

or >=0.5IU/mL

Numerical value IU/mL
(titer on request)

Numerical Value IU/mL
Use for Export? OIE Approved No No No Yes
Human vs. Veterinary Veterinary Human & Veterinary Human & Veterinary Veterinary
Veterinarian submission required? Yes No No Yes
How to submit Core Vaccine Titer RFFIT Submission Forms RFFIT Submission Forms FAVN Submission Forms

*FAVN is the default method for export purposes at KSU, RFFIT is used only in cases where FAVN is not possible.