A small number of animals do fail the first blood test. In these cases we would recommend that the animal is given a booster rabies vaccination and another blood sample is taken later. This failure rate depends on when the last vaccine was done, i.e. the antibody levels.
Rabies Express Service
Yes we have a choice of being able to send out serum for express fast results, with one of the overseas labs; this aims to achieve a maximum turnaround time of 3 working days from sample receipt by the Laboratory. This service is designed exactly for urgent samples and is on request only. We always use the quickest courier service and with a tracking code for peace of mind of where the samples are.