Institute of Virology and Immunology

Sensemattstrasse 293, 3147 Mittelhäusern
Institute of Virology and Immunology   link
Discipline: Veterinary Science
Affiliation: Federal Department of Home Affairs

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.