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National Institute of Malaria Research on behalf of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) publishes the Journal of Vector Borne Diseases. This Journal was earlier published as the Indian Journal of Malariology, a peer reviewed and open access biomedical journal in the field of vector borne diseases. The Journal publishes review articles, original research articles, short research communications, case reports of prime importance, letters to the editor in the field of vector borne diseases and their control. The Journal is published quarterly in the months of March, June, September and December in each calendar year. All correspondences regarding submission of manuscripts, subscription, etc. should be addressed to the Editor, Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, National Institute of Malaria Research (ICMR), Sector 8, Dwarka, New Delhi–110077

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 CURRENT ISSUE:    September 2014, Volume 51, Number 3


Research Articles

Kenji Mizumoto, Keisuke Ejima, Taro Yamamoto & Hiroshi Nishiura

On the risk of severe dengue during secondary infection: A systematic review coupled with mathematical modeling [PDF reprint]

Sarita Azad & Pietro Lio

Emerging trends of malaria-dengue geographical coupling in the Southeast Asia region [PDF reprint]

Bijoy K. Handique, Siraj A. Khan, J. Mahanta & S. Sudhakar

Forecasting Japanese encephalitis incidence from historical morbidity patterns: Statistical analysis with 27 years of observation in Assam, India  [PDF reprint]

Rajib Chowdhury, Vashkar Chowdhury, Shyla Faria, M. Mamun Huda, Runa Laila,Indrani Dhar, Narayan P. Maheswary, Aditya Prasad Dash

How dengue vector Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) survive during the dry season in Dhaka City, Bangladesh?  [PDF reprint]

S. Mishra, K.G. Achary, N.N. Mandal, A. Tripathy, S.K. Kar & M.S. Bal

Hydrocele fluid: Can it be used for immunodiagnosis of lymphatic filariasis?  [PDF reprint]

Nishat Hussain Ahmed & Shobha Broor

Comparison of NS1 antigen detection ELISA, real time RT-PCR and virus isolation for rapid diagnosis of dengue infection in acute phase  [PDF reprint]

D.K. Kochar, Ashis Das, Abhishek Kochar, Sheetal Middha, Jyoti Acharya, G.S. Tanwar, Deepak Pakalapati, A.K. Subudhi, P.A. Boopathi, Shilpi Garg & S.K. Kochar

A prospective study on adult patients of severe malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax and mixed infection from Bikaner, northwest India [PDF reprint]

Rekha Saxena, B.N. Nagpal, V.P. Singh, Aruna Srivastava, Vas Dev, M.C. Sharma, H.P. Gupta, Arvind Singh Tomar, Shashi Sharma & Sanjeev Kumar Gupta

Impact of deforestation on known malaria vectors in Sonitpur district of Assam, India   [PDF reprint]

Danga Yinyang Simon Pierre, Esimone Charles Okechukwu & Nukenine Elias Nchiwan

Larvicidal and phytochemical properties of Callistemon rigidus R. Br. (Myrtaceae) leaf solvent extracts against three vector mosquitoes  [PDF reprint]

Murlidhar J. Mendki, K. Ganesan, B.D. Parashar, D. Sukumaran & Shri Prakash

Aggregation responses of Cimex hemipterus F. to semiochemicals identified from their excreta  [PDF reprint]

Kamaraju Raghavendra, T.K. Barik, S.K. Sharma, M.K. Das, V.K. Dua, A. Pandey, V.P. Ojha, S.N. Tiwari, S.K. Ghosh & A.P. Dash

A note on the insecticide susceptibility status of principal malaria vector Anopheles culicifacies in four states of India  [PDF reprint]

Short Research Communications

Arun Sivan, A.N. Shriram, Debdutta Bhattacharya & P. Vijayachari

Wolbachia endobacterium in wild population of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae) and phylogeny from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India  [PDF reprint]

A. Jeyasankar & G. Ramar

Larvicidal properties of Breyenia vitis-idaea (Burm.f.) Fischer (Euphorbiaceae) against important vector mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)  [PDF reprint]

Case Reports

Leelavathy Budamakuntla, Eswari Loganathan, Sarala Sabapathy & Parul Thakur

Purpura fulminans secondary to rickettsia in a child: A case report [PDF reprint]

Anila Chandy

Severe hypothermia in dengue [PDF reprint]

Ayman A. El-Badry, Hosni Khairy Salem, Yusuf Abd El-Aziz Edmardash

Human urinary myiasis due to larvae of Clogmia (Telmatoscopus) albipunctata Williston (Diptera: Psychodidae) first report in Egypt [PDF reprint]