Vector Control and Zoonoses

Vector Control and Zoonoses, SIPCOT Phase I, Hosur 635126

Government Of Tamil Nadu Department Of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Institute Of Vector Control and Zoonoses Hosur

Hosur Vector Control and Zoonoses

Hosur Vector Control and Zoonoses

Features:

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

  • Located at the Tri-Junction of Tamil Nadu, Andhra and Karunataka, 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 training 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 Ecto-parasite survey

    • Faunastic Survey

    • Evaluation of insecticides

    • Evaluation of diagnostic tools

    • Cyto-taxonomic studies

    • Host Preference of JE Vectors

    • Sero diagnosis of JE and Dengue

    • Antigen production for JE and Dengue

    • Sero diagnosis of Lepto-spirosis

    • 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

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