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  • ISIA / Part of the Solution

    Several of our ISIA members are out-front in the fight against COVID-19! From developing rapid testing methods, to ensuring the supply chain of serum gets to those scientists working on vaccines, producing sample transport media, and now making hand sanitizers; our members are dedicated in providing their expertise as needed to facilitate the end of this crisis. ISIA is Proud of our Members around the world who are on the leading-edge in helping to eliminate suffering and to find a cure!”


    ISIA 2021 Annual Meeting
    Denver Colorado USA
    April 21 & 22. 
  • Bulletin from the USDA Plant & Health Inspection Service

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recognizes the unprecedented challenge that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic poses to trade. To alleviate impact on animal origin commodities imports, APHIS provides the following interim guidance to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists assigned to review required import information for animal products and by-products regulated by USDA APHIS. This guidance replaces previous editions that were communicated with CBP.

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  • ISIA Members Publish Article:
    BVDV Risk Mitigation  

    ISIA Members combine their expertise to publish an article on BVDV, titled "BVDV Risk Mitigation: Dealing with Bovine Virus Diarrhea Virus in Serum".

    Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) is one of the most significant infectious diseases in the livestock industry worldwide because of its high prevalence, strong persistence, and severe clinical consequences.

    To read the article click on the link below.

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  • ISIA on

    LinkedIn will be our go-to place to post the latest regulatory updates and ISIA information.  Click on the link below to "follow us" on LinkedIn to ensure you get this important information!

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International Serum Industry Association

Members of the International Serum industry Association are collectors, processors and users of animal serum and animal derived products. These products are used extensively in the growth of cells in culture for research and in the production of diagnostic kits, vaccines and biotherapeutic molecules.

The ISIA Mission


ISIA shall establish, promote and assure compliance with uncompromised standards of excellence and ethics in the business practices of the global animal serum and animal derived products supply industry.

Safety and Safe Use

Our primary focus will continue to be on safety and safe use of serum and animal derived products through proper origin traceability, and truth in labeling, and appropriate standardization and oversight.


We will work to educate stakeholders on the scientific foundation of the safe use of serum and animal derived products.

Why Get ISIA Traceability Certification?

Dr. Rosemary Versteegen explains in this video.

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About ISIA

Want to know more about ISIA or attend important meetings where we will be presenting?  See the list below to see upcoming ISIA presentations world-wide.

Travel to all conferences have been suspended due to COVID-19.  Some groups are planning to hold virtual meetings and ISIA will present at those meetings once rescheduled.  We will list those meetings here.

18th IDDST2020

Rosemary Versteegen presenting
15-17 July, 2020 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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