medical entomology


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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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[1] Medical Entomology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur; [2] Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The authors would like to thank all of the patients at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases and staff of the Department of Medical Entomology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University; Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University for their contribution to this study.
Babak Vazirianzadeh, Department of Medical Entomology, School of Health and Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Centre, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran.
Iyengar Memorial Award for Research in the Field of Malaria, Filariasis, Plague or Medical Entomology Dr.
In the laboratory for species identification, head, terminal abdomens of females and removed head of male with its body were mounted in puri's medium, produced at the medical entomology departement.
Mosquito processing: All mosquito samples were pooled on dry ice according to species, sex and type of breeding containers in sterile 2.0 ml plastic tubes, with maximum of 30 individuals per pool and transported to Medical Entomology Unit, Institute for Medical Research laboratory in dry ice.
"(Repellents) with 10 to 40 percent DEET work well in most applications," says Roxanne Connelly, Associate Professor at University of Florida's Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory.
Rashid Jooma, Director General, Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan inaugurated a 12-month postgraduate diploma program in Medical Entomology and Disease Vector Control for health professionals.
A report in the Journal of Medical Entomology recently reported that bedbugs in New York City have developed nerve cell mutations that make them almost impervious to pyrethroid toxins, such as deltamethrin, a commonly used insecticide.
Journal of Medical Entomology 33(6): 901-905 (1996).
The 26 articles in the 2008 edition of the annual series summarize recent research findings in agricultural entomology, insect behavior and ecology, medical entomology, and insect evolution.

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