The Institute of Virology and Immunology IVI

The Institute of Virology and Immunoprophylaxis
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The Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI), with sites in Mittelhäusern and Bern, is a research institute under the aegis of the FSVO. It is the only high-security laboratory in Switzerland with the capacity to diagnose and research highly contagious animal diseases (such as foot-and-mouth disease or swine fever). The Swiss Rabies Centre in Bern is affiliated to the IVI.

Contact IVI

Institute of Virology and Immunology IVI
Sensemattstrasse 293
3147 Mittelhäusern, Switzerland

Phone +41 (0)58 469 92 11
Fax +41 (0)58 469 92 22
info@ivi.admin.ch

Hot topics

The diagnosis of the Institute of Virology and Immunology IVI is at both locations, depending on the animal disease exists.

The research activities are an important basis for the control of animal diseases and zoonoses and for education and training.

Vaccines and immune sera are biological products and serve the prophylaxis of infectious diseases.

In cooperation with Vetsuisse Faculty
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