Rabies Advice Centre

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Changed on: 04.04.2017

On 5th September 2005, under business reference number BMGF-20125/0041-III/B/7/2005, the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) was awarded the contract to:

  1. Produce an annual report
  2. Provide specialist information and advice for doctors and patients regarding the rabies situation in Austria and abroad and also, if required, to provide advice on the indications regarding vaccination against rabies following a bite injury inflicted by a suspected rabid animal, as well as providing information for travellers in line with WHO recommendations.

Advisory services shall be provided at IMED in Vienna on 365 days a year. A medical doctor or veterinarian will be available in person at the following address:

Währinger Straße 25a, 1090 Wien.

Titer testing to detect rabies antibodies in humans is carried out by:

Institute for Medical Microbiology & Hygiene, Vienna
Währinger Straße 25a
1090 Wien

Service fee: € 70.20.

On 5th September 2005, under business reference number BMGF-20125/0041-III/B/7/2005, the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) was awarded the contract to:

  1. Produce an annual report
  2. Provide specialist information and advice for doctors and patients regarding the rabies situation in Austria and abroad and also, if required, to provide advice on the indications regarding vaccination against rabies following a bite injury inflicted by a suspected rabid animal, as well as providing information for travellers in line with WHO recommendations.

Advisory services shall be provided at IMED in Vienna on 365 days a year. A medical doctor or veterinarian will be available in person at the following address:

Währinger Straße 25a, 1090 Wien.

Titer testing to detect rabies antibodies in humans is carried out by:

Institute for Medical Microbiology & Hygiene, Vienna
Währinger Straße 25a
1090 Wien

Service fee: € 70.20.

Contact

Tel: +43 50 555-37111

Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4.30pm
Friday 8.00am to 2.00pm
Saturday 8.00am to 12.00am
Sundays and holidays 8.00am to 12.00am

In the remaining time (24h/7days/week), please use the telephone emergency number (porter's lodge with forwarding to doctor): Tel: +43 50 555-38112

Immunglobulin

Vaccination centres appointed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health for post-exposure rabies treatment can obtain immunoglobulin via

Alte Feldapotheke
Stephansplatz 8a
A-1010 Wien
Work days: 08.00 to 16.00

Contact at the "Alte Feldapotheke": Dina OKANOVIC
Telephone: +43 (0)1-5338260
Email: alte.feldapotheke@aon.at

CSL-Behring Notfalldienst (CSL-Behring Emergency Service) offers a 24 hour delivery service all year round Tel.: +43 (0) 664 600 33 777
Costs correspond to pharmacy prices.
20IE/kg KG are needed: for 70 kg, 2x5 ml of serum would be needed.


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