Southern-Kyushu is one of the best area of domestic animal industries in Japan and tops the list of annual output in cattle, swine and poultry. Therefore, threat of transboundary animal diseases (TAD) is enormous and causes serious damage in the animal husbandry. Zoonosis is also serious problem for human health.
The TAD center has been established for the research of TAD pathogens, epidemics and their education in order to contribute for the development of veterinary medicine education, animal husbandry and safety in public health.
May. 20, 2020 The homepage has been updated (Annual Reports).
Apr. 18, 2019 The homepage has been updated (Annual Reports).
Apr. 13, 2018 The homepage has been updated.
Apr. 1, 2018 Assoc. Prof. Fijimoto and Assist. Prof. Ijiri joined TAD center.
Mar. 31, 2018 Prof. Takase retired.
Dec. 14, 2017 The homepage has been redesigned
Oct. 26, 2015 System for HPAI Diagnosis (Japanese text only)
Assoc. Prof. Yoshikazu Fujimoto, DVM, PhD
Director: Prof. Kyoko Tsukiyama-Kohara
Transboundary Animal Diseases Research Center,
The Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kagoshima University,
1-21-24 Korimoto, Kagoshima 890-0065, Japan