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Vector Control and Zoonoses

Goverment Of Tamil Nadu Department Of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Institute Of Vector Control and Zoonoses Hosur

Hosur Vector Control

Features:

  • Established in 1987 with a prime objective of Plague surveillance.

  • Located at the Tri-Junction of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh    and Karnataka, a known endemic Foci for Plague.

  • Nodal Laboratory for National surveillance program for    Communicable diseases.

  • Recognised training center for southern state health    functionaries on Vector Borne and Zoonotic diseases.

  • Recognised Traing center for Southern state heath    functionaries on Vector Borne and Zoonotic diseases.

Objectives:

    • To Survey the state on the    epidemiological conditions for Vector Borne and Zoonotic diseases.

    • To develop rapid diagnostic tools

    • To conduct field oriented research in Vector Borne and Zoonotic diseases.

    • To conduct training in Vector Borne and Zoonotic diseases.

Activities:

Research

Field based Research

    • Sero Surveillance for Plague

    • Rodent Ectoparasite survey

    • Faunastic Survey

    • Evaluation of insecticides

    • Evaluation of diagnostic tools

    • Cytotaxonomic studies

    • Host Preference of JE Vectors

    • Sero diagnosis of JE and Dengue

    • Antigen production for JE and Dengue

    • Sero diagnosis of Leptospirosis

    • Out-break investigation of diseases

Training

For Public Health Functionaries

    • Diploma in public health entomology

    • Basic training for field and    laboratory assistants

    • WHO/World bank sponsored training    courses on Vector Borne and Zoonotic diseases.

    • Orientation training to various field    health functionaries

Service

Diagnosis Of

    • Viral Infections such as Japanese    Encephalitis, Dengue and Westnile

    • Bacterial Infections such as Typhoid,    Leptospirosis, Cholera, Meningitis, Tuberculosis etc.,

    • Parasitic Infections such as Malaria,    Lymphatic Filariasis

    • Pest control services

    • Quality control in laboratory services   

Contact Details:

Institute Of Vector Control and Zoonoses, 150, Sipcot Complex, Hosur 635126 Tel/Fax: 04344-276225 Grams: VECZOON

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