Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 31st, 2006
Study 1: Scientists have developed a chicken-embryo-related (CER) cell line for quantification of rabies neutralizing antibody by fluorescent focus inhibition.
According to recent research from Brazil, "Levels of rabies virus neutralization antibody in sera from vaccinated dogs and cattle were either measured by mouse neutralization test (MNT) or by rapid fluorescent focus inhibition test (RFFIT), performed on CER monolayers. The two tests were compared for their ability to detect the 0.5 International Units/mL (I.U.) recommended by the World Health...
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