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Strengthening collaboration between Institut Pasteur du Cambodge and Institut Pasteur in Ho Chi Minh City

Strengthening collaboration between Institut Pasteur du Cambodge and Institut Pasteur in Ho Chi Minh City In the framework of the Veterinary Entomology Cambodia – VECAM) project, Sebastien Boyer, Head of Medical and Veterinary Entomology, was received by the Director of Institut Pasteur in Ho Chi Minh City (IP-HCMC).   The morning was dedicated to the … Read more

ePilly Trop 2022

Latest update of the book on tropical medicine The Medical and Veterinary Entomology unit at Institut Pasteur du Cambodge was pleased to contribute to the “Vector and vector control’ chapter in the third edition of the French language collective tropical infectiology book, ePilly Trop. This book is a precious tool for doctors and students of … Read more

As part of an international scientific consortium, Zikalliance, the Virology and Medical and Veterinary Entomology Units studied the transmission of the Zika Virus worldwide and in Cambodia.

As part of an international scientific consortium, Zikalliance, the Virology and Medical and Veterinary Entomology Units studied the transmission of the Zika Virus worldwide and in Cambodia. In an experiment involving 50 mosquito populations collected in 12 countries distributed worldwide, the study demonstrated that Aedes aegypti is the most important vector Zika virus transmission. The … Read more

VECAM training on ticks’ taxonomy and biology

VECAM training on ticks’ taxonomy and biology The Establishment of Veterinary Entomology in Cambodia project (VECAM) is a national project involving a research organism (Institut Pasteur du Cambodge), a national Cambodian university (Royal University of Agriculture) and a veterinary service of the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture (GDAHP/NAHPRI). This project is a national FSPI project financed … Read more

Call for Donations: the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge Needs Ticks for the SEA Tickey Project

Call for Donations: the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge Needs Ticks for the SEA TICKEY Project In the framework of the One Health South-East Asia (FSPI project; https://ohsea.ird.fr/), our team Medical and Veterinary Entomology Unit from Institut Pasteur du Cambodge has the objective to develop a taxonomic key for tick species. Based on the list of … Read more

Entomology unit scrutinizes insecticide resistance of major dengue vector mosquito

Entomology unit scrutinizes insecticide resistance of major dengue vector mosquito Dengue is one the most important disease in Cambodia, certainly one of the most active arbovirus in the country.   The Medical and Veterinary Entomology Unit of the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge studied the resistance of the most important Dengue virus vector species Aedes aegypti … Read more

290 mosquito species in Cambodia

290 mosquito species in Cambodia Between 2016 and 2020, the Medical and Veterinary Entomology unit of the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge collected over 230,000 mosquitoes. Based on this sampling effort, a checklist of 290 mosquito species in Cambodia is established.    This is the first attempt to list the Culicidae fauna of the country.   … Read more