国立感染症研究所

Department of Veterinary Science is engaged in biomedical researches and epidemiological investigations on zoonoses or infectious diseases transmitted from animals to humans. Bacterial and viral zoonoses are of major concern to this Department.

LABORATORY OF RESERVOIR CONTROL OF ZOONOSES
Epidemiological and pathological analyses on zoonoses in animal reservoirs. Studies on pathogenesis of zoonoses focused on Brucellosis, Capnocytophaga spp. infection, Rat-bite fever, SFTS and other zoonoses.
LABORATORY OF TRANSMISSION CONTROL OF ZOONOSES
Molecular and epidemiological studies on transmission of pathogens of zoonoses, such as rabies, lyssavirus infection, Hendora virus and Nipah virus infection and anthrax, among animals and animal to human.
LABORATORY OF EMERGING ZOONOSES
Studies on development of diagnosis method and control measures of zoonoses which are rare or absent, such as tularemia, in Japan.

Copyright 1998 National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

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