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First evidence of chikungunya virus infection in Assam, Northeast India.
During June-September 2008, an illness characterized by fever, headache and joint pain was reported in Assam state, northeast India. It presented characteristic features resembling chikungunya orExpand
Studies on the breeding habitats of the vector mosquito Anopheles baimai and its relationship to malaria incidence in Northeastern region of India
Entomological survey was conducted to know the breeding habitat preference of the forest breeder malaria vector Anopheles baimaii, known earlier as An. dirus species D in the northeastern region ofExpand
Genetic polymorphisms associated with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine drug resistance among Plasmodium falciparum field isolates in malaria endemic areas of Assam
Background: The emergence of antimalarial drug resistance malaria parasite is widespread in North eastern region of India. During January 2012-December 2013, we conducted active surveillance forExpand
Acceptability and Practices of Mosquito Bed Net Use Among Hilly Tribes of North-east India
Abstract Twenty six villages, having 1904 households, in five Primary Health Centres of four districts covering seven tribal communities of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland states of North-east IndiaExpand
Title: Comparison of different diagnostic techniques for detection of Malaria infection in blood samples collected from Malaria endemic areas of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
Background: According to World Health Organization, about 260 million people worldwide are infected with malaria and 1.5-2.7 million patients die annually. It is also a major problem in India. PromptExpand
Anthropo-ecosystem and Change of Environment Compounding Malaria Out Break in North Lakhimpur District, Assam, Bordering Arunachal Pradesh
Abstract An investigation of malaria outbreak was carried out in North Lakhimpur district, Assam, during the month of June, 1999. The affected areas are foothills bordering Arunachal Pradesh. StudyExpand
Susceptibility status of Dengue vector ( Aedes aegypti ) against different insecticides in district Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Aedes aegypti is the primary and Aedes albopictus is the secondary vector of dengue virus and is of Public health concern. The primary strategy to control the spread of dengue is to control theExpand