FAVN turnaround time is approximately 3-4 weeks from the date sample arrives.
RFFIT turnaround time is 1-2 weeks from the date sample arrives.
Vaccine titers and Diagnostic disease titers (Toxo, RMSF, etc.) are typically reported within 1 business day.
Please note that acquisition of some supplies required for testing have been delayed due to supply chain issues with our suppliers. This may cause unexpected delays in ALL testing formats.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions regarding this change.
WE DO NOT OFFER EXPEDITED FAVN TESTING
261 Greene Hall
1130 Wire Road
Auburn University, AL 36849-5519
Contact person: Theresa Wood (Virology Lab Manager)
The Virology Laboratory at Auburn University conducts a variety of diagnostic tests for the evidence of viral, rickettsial and selected protozoan infection of companion animals. We also offer serological assays for the evidence of immune response after vaccination. Our tests are thoroughly validated and the accuracy of our results is assured by participation in the Veterinary Laboratory Association™ Quality Assurance Program.
The Virology Laboratory at Auburn University is recognized by the USDA to carry out FAVN Rabies Antibody Titer testing for export for pet travel. Please contact the laboratory for specific countries.
FAVN Submission/Report Form and Information
The Serology-Virology lab at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is recognized by the USDA to carry out FAVN Rabies Antibody Titer testing for export for pet travel.
WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY APPROVED FOR TRAVEL TO JAPAN
Follow this link for information regarding travel from the US to a foreign country: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/pet-travel
SAMPLE COLLECTION: SERUM ONLY (minimum volume 1.0mL) :
The animal must be microchipped before sample collection by a licensed veterinarian. A separate FAVN Report Form must accompany each serum sample. The sample tube MUST be labeled with name & microchip number. Unlabeled tubes will not be processed. FAVN forms are fillable online, which greatly aids in obtaining the correct information. Results are reported on this form.
Serum should be packed in a leak proof container with absorbent material. This package should be placed inside a second container on ice (gel packs). Samples should be clearly labeled with name & microchip number. Samples should not be in transit for more than 2 days. Ship via UPS or Federal Express. Please do not ship samples on Friday.
FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS: A copy of the “FAVN Report Form” form should be placed on the outside of the package for customs agents to keep, place the original form inside the package.
- FAVN test fee: $75
- FAVN reissue report fee: $25
- FedEx report delivery: $25 domestic, $45 international
The submitting clinic is considered our client and is responsible for payment. Fees may be paid by check or money order (payable to Department of Pathobiology) in US dollars.
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE: https://www.aub.ie/payinvoice
We are currently at a 3-4 week turnaround for results. Electronic results are sent to the submitting clinic by FAX and/or email. The stickered/stamped report is sent via regular mail (USPS) at no charge to clients within the US. We can send via FedEx for an additional fee. For some destinations, we send the final report directly to the export destination via FAX and/or email.
For additional information, please contact the lab at email@example.com, or 334-844-2659.