Ross River Virus Infection

5 fact summary of key points about infections caused by the mosquito-borne Ross River virus in Australia and neighbouring countries

Deadlier than sharks

On the figures, mosquitoes are deadlier than sharks, killing and disabling more people by far. Beware the humble mosquito.

The Road Less Travelled

Lab Without Walls has a team travelling from Broome to Kununurra during National Science Week, taking a molecular field lab with them. They will test mashed mosquitoes for Australian regional arboviruses an soils for the bacterial cause of melioidosis. In doing so, the team will understand how to get PCR methods going to support improvements in regional pathology services.

Creatures in a state of war – the arboviruses & their vectors

arbovirus infections unit for FACTM pt 1 study now complete

Medical Entomology for Students reviewed

Medical Entomology textbook for FACTM pt 1 candidates