Pasteur Institute was founded in 1921. Founder and first director was
dr Adolf Hempt, whose vaccine (nerve tissue) against rabies was used in Europe since late 80` XX century.
Pasteur Institute in Novi Sad today is National Reference Laboratory for Rabies, which work on rabies diagnosis and prevention for humans and animals, producing and distribution of HRIG and statistics of rabies cases in Serbia. Pasteur Institute is member of RABNET WHO sponsored international network for rabies information.
Pasteur Institute in Novi Sad is EU approved laboratory for FAVN test (Fluorescent Antibody Virus Neutralisation). Test is the method of choice for determining the levels of antibody to rabies virus in pets serum.
Dušan Lalošević MD PhD
Rabies surveillance information for animals, Republic of Serbia, during 2016. :
Rabies surveillance information for animals, Republic of Serbia, during 2015. :