Mosquito Surveillance Tools Used and Methodology Followed in Ecological Study on JE Vectors in Northern India

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A simple cost-effective, operationally feasible sampling method was developed for Culex tritaeniorhynchus predominantly exophilic JE vector mosquito species primarily for two reasons, viz: (i) to have an in-depth knowledge on the ecology of Mosquito vectors of Japanese encephalitis virus from Northern India, (ii) to overcome the problem regarding inadequate entomological evidence faced during repeated JE/AES outbreak investigation in different parts of India. The aim of this chapter is to describe the new mosquito surveillance tool used and methodology followed in ecological study on Mosquito vectors of Japanese encephalitis virus from endemic and non endemic areas of Northern India.


Japanese Encephalitis Virus Japanese Encephalitis Mosquito Density Japanese Encephalitis Virus Japanese Encephalitis Virus Infection 


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  1. 1.Department of BiosciencesJamia Millia IslamiaNew DelhiIndia

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