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October-December 2018| Vol 55| Issue 4


Strengthening of vector control in South-East Asia: Outcomes from a WHO regional workshop

The vector-borne diseases account for approximately 17% of the global burden of communicable diseases and claim >700,000 lives every year. The burden is highest in tropical and subtropical a...

Review Article

Approaches for the successful isolation and cell culture of American Rickettsia species

Rickettsia are intracellular vector-borne bacteria, which are the etiologic agent of severe infections that could inflict death to their host. The intracellular behaviour of Rickettsia...

Research Article

Detection and distribution of Wolbachia endobacteria in Culex quinquefasciatus populations (Diptera : Culicidae) from Metropolitan Manila, Philippines

Background & objectives: Culex quinquefasciatus is a peridomestic mosquito known for its ability to transmit pathogenic diseases such as filariasis and Japanese encephalitis. The develop...

Research Article

Genetic diversity and structural analysis of 4-diphosphocytidyl-2C-methyl-D-erythritol kinase (IspE) from Plasmodium falciparum

Background & objectives: Plasmodium parasite harbours unique methylerythritol phosphate (MEP) pathway which is obligatory for the biosynthesis of isoprenoids. In malaria parasites, the i...

Research Article

Larvicidal activity of Ricinus communis extract against mosquitoes

Background & objectives: Vector control strategies play significant role in reducing the transmission of malaria, dengue and other vector-borne diseases. The control of vector population using ...

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The Journal of Vector Borne Diseases is a peer reviewed, open access biomedical journal published by National Institute of Malaria Research, New Delhi on behalf of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
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