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Study by the Medical and Veterinary Entomology unit demonstrate the role of macro plastic waste on vector- and water-borne diseases

Medical and Veterinary Entomology Unit study demonstrate the role of macro plastic waste on vector- and water-borne diseases Plastic is hardly degradable and become a major pollutant: 55% ends up either in landfill or in nature. The publication raise awareness of the effect of macro-plastic on the proliferation and propagation of infectious diseases on human … 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

Ecology of the Japanese Encephalitis Virus

Latest research on Japanese Encephalitis Virus from Virology and Medical Entomology scientist Researchers from Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) have just published an important work on the ecology of the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), i.e. its distribution, its evolution and its different modes of transmission worldwide. This publication together with 2 other scientific articles on … 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 to … Read more