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Department of Medical Entomology
Title: Department of Medical Entomology
Creator: Westmead Hospital <Wentworthville> / Department of Medical Entomology
Contributor: Webb, Cameron E.; Russell, Richard C.
Abstract: The Department of Medical Entomology is the only institution for this aspect of entomology in Australia and as such serves as the de facto National Reference Laboratory for insects and other arthropods of medical and public health importance. The Department based at Westmead Hospital and linked with Sydney University. On its web site the department supplies fact sheets about vector-borne diseases, medically important arthropods, maggot debridement therapy, arbovirus surveillance and mosquito monitoring programs, information about their research projects, a key for the common mosquitoes of southeastern Australia and answers to frequently asked questions about human pathogenic arthropods. [Information of the supplier, modified]
Table of contents: Department (Research, Consulting, Teaching) / Projects / Fact Sheets / FAQ / Photos / Mosquito Key / Publications / Staff / Links
Subject: Harmful animals (591.65);
Arthropods (595);
Medicine and health (610)
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Spatial coverage: Australia
Audience: Intermediate; Experts
Language: English
Format: website
Resource type: Additional colleges and research institutes;
Discipline based websites
Access: free
Metadata update date: 2010-11-25
Metadata provider: SDEI
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