Journal of Vector Borne Diseases

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 CONTENTS:    March 2009, Volume 46, Number 1

Review Articles

Gertrude N. Kiwanuka

Genetic diversity in Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 1 and 2 coding genes and its implications in malaria epidemiology: a review of published studies from 1997–2007 [PDF Reprint]

N.D. Karunaweera & U.S. Rajapaksa

Is leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka benign and be ignored?  [PDF Reprint]

Research Articles

Jane Jemeli Rutto & Julia Wairimu Karuga

Temporal and spatial epidemiology of sleeping sickness and use of geographical information system (GIS) in Kenya  [PDF Reprint]

K. Krishnamoorthy, K.T. Harichandrakumar, A. Krishna Kumari & L.K. Das

Burden of chikungunya in India: estimates of disability adjusted life years (DALY) lost in 2006 epidemic [PDF Reprint]

Fazaeli, B. Fouladi & I. Sharifi

Emergence of cutaneous leishmaniasis in a border area at south-east of Iran: an epidemiological survey  [PDF Reprint]

M.A.E. Noutcha & C.I. Anumdu

Entomological indices of Anopheles gambiae sensu lato at a rural community in south-west Nigeria  [PDF Reprint]

L. Shirani Bidabadi, M.A. Nilforoushzadeh, A.A. Akhavan, H. Abdoli, A.H. Siadat, F. Jaffary, S.H. Hejazi, N. Shareghi, M. Ghanei, M. Arandian & S.H. Moradi

Karyosystematic and morphometric characterization of the rodents as reservoir hosts of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in an endemic focus of Isfahan province, Iran  [PDF Reprint]

Saji Saraswathy Gopalan & Ashis Das

Household economic impact of an emerging disease in terms of catastrophic out-of-pocket health care expenditure and loss of productivity: investigation of an outbreak of chikungunya in Orissa, India [PDF Reprint]

Joseph M. Mwangangi, Ephantus J. Muturi & Charles M. Mbogo

Seasonal mosquito larval abundance and composition in Kibwezi, lower eastern Kenya [PDF Reprint]

Short Research Communications

Annjaan Daash, Aruna Srivastava, B.N. Nagpal, Rekha Saxena & Sanjeev Kumar Gupta

Geographical information system (GIS) in decision support to control malaria – a case study of Koraput district in Orissa, India [PDF Reprint]

S. Wanji, F.F. Mafo, N. Tendongfor, M.C. Tanga, F. Tchuente, C.F. Bilong Bilong & T. Njine

Spatial distribution, environmental and physicochemical characterization of Anopheles breeding sites in the Mount Cameroon region [PDF Reprint]

Case Report

Syed Ahmed Zaki, Anupama Mauskar & Preeti Shanbag

Toxic psychosis due to chloroquine overdose – a case report [PDF Reprint]


Syed Ahmed Zaki

Chloroquine resistant vivax malaria in an infant: a report from India [PDF Reprint]