Diagnostics and Development / Vaccination

Diagnostics and Development Department

The Department focuses primarily on routine diagnostic procedures, and collaborating with the Development Department on improving diagnostic methods. In this context, a number of pathogenic agents responsible for viral epizootic diseases - highly contagious agents necessitating an obligatory declaration under Swiss law (formerly List A disease of the OIE) - are handled by the IVI.

The main research goals for the Diagnostic and Development Department are therefore:

  • continual optimisation of existing tests,
  • development of new diagnostic methods in collaboration with the Development Department, 
  • participation in external research projects

Last modification 30.11.2022

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