Omics in Entomology enter new Frontiers Against Hematophagous Arthropod Vectors


  • Frank-Peter Schelp Consultant


Primary health care, NCD, Epidemiological, Transition


The bacteria malaria, and filariasis and the dengue virus, and other mosquito-borne viruses influence the biology of the vector in various ways. The vector not only acquires the pathogen and serves as a vehicle to transmit it to the host but influences the virulence and progression of the pathogen. A better insight into the mosquito-borne virus life cycle will help develop new tools to fight the diseases. In the future, transgenic vectors and pathogen elimination will help disrupt the transmission of vector-borne diseases.


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