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MALDI-TOF MS: An effective tool for a global surveillance of dengue vector species

MALDI-TOF MS: An effective tool for a global surveillance of dengue vector species Dengue, Zika and chikungunya viruses are transmitted by several vector mosquito species, mainly Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus. In the Pacific region, more vector species belonging to the Scutellaris Group are present. Due to the expansion of human travels and international trade, … 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

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