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medical entomology

[′med·ə·kəl ‚en·tə′mäl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
The study of insects that are vectors for diseases and parasitic infestations in humans and domestic animals.
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Yavar Rassi, Department of Medical Entomology and vector control, School of public health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Reprint requests: Dr Rozilawati binti Harun, Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Center, Institute for Medical Research, Jalan Pahang 50588 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Two organizations that administer national examinations to certify clinical laboratory scientists, however, do not include medical entomology as part of the examination content.
Records of ectoparasites on humans and sheep from Viking-Age deposits in the former Western Settlement of Greenland, Journal of Medical Entomology 27: 628-31.
Mitchell, Chief of Medical Entomology at the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Ft.
Director and Professor, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory at the University of Florida, Vero Beach.
In the ever-changing field of medical entomology, Mike Service's textbook, Medical Entomology for Students, is now in its fifth edition.
A recent article in the Journal of Medical Entomology reports that 84 percent of head lice across the U.
The outbreak due to JE was diagnosed by the Centre for Research in Medical Entomology, Madurai, using JE MAC-ELISA kit obtained from National Institute of Virology, Pune (Unpublished data).
Another study in the Journal of Medical Entomology found that mosquitoes are likelier to attack people, who have type O blood.
Tyagi, Scientist G and Director-in-Charge, Centre for Research in Medical Entomology, Madurai, participated in the Symposium on Tackling the Dengue Challanges in Conjunction with I Asean Dengue Day, at Singapore (June 15,2011).

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