Centre of Excellence (COE) – HIV Care
Medical Entomology
Professor & Acting H.O.D : Dr. Nemai Bhattacharya
Medical Technologist : Smt. Kaberi Chattopadhyay
Medical Technologist : Sri Debabrata Das Majumder
(He has been transferred to C.P.D of C.H.T.D / S.T.M. and released from Medical Entomology Unit, Department of Microbiology on 30.11.2012 afternoon (Vide Memo No. S.T.M/DT/01/Transf. order/232/12)
Insect Collector : Sri Amal Kumar Chakraborty
GDA : Smt. Anu Bosechowdhury
C.T & S.W  : Sri Sanjay Hela
Junior Research Fellow : Smt. Ruby Mondal
Laboratory Technician : Sri Gurudas Das

Routine Departmental / Unit Work :

  1. Examination of blood for Malaria from suspected patients referred from O.P.D of S.T.M     and Medical College, Kolkata.
  2. Examination of samples (e.g. Skin scrapping for scabies) from patients attending the Medical Entomology Unit, S.T.M; from Kolkata and different District of West Bengal.
  3. Maintenance of colony of different types mosquitoes.
  4. Routine field survey at Mallick bari, Burrabazar, Central Kolkata, Sree Gopal Mallick Lane, Bowbazar Beliaghata, Salt Lake and Howrah.
  5. Identification of flies from samples and examination of their larvae from wound of the patients sent to Medical Entomology Unit.
  6. Identification of mosquitoes sent from Kolkata and different districts of West Bengal, during out breaks of fever cases.

Class :

  1. Theory and Practical classes of M.D. (Trop. Med.); D.T.M & H; M.D. (Microbiology); D.L.T.
  2. Training of Medical officer and Medical teacher of Kolkata and different villages of West Bengal.

Research Project (WBDST) :  April 2010 – March, 2013

  1. Studies on Dengue and its vector in Urban and Rural Surroundings.

Number of Patients attended Medical Entomology Unit

Month No.of
Fevers
P. 
Vivax
P. Falciparum Mixed Scabies Pediculosis Scarabiasis Myiasis Insect
allergy
Others
Jan.12 10 1     1          
Feb 12 10 1                
Mar 12 12 2     1     2    
Apr 12 17 3           2    
May 12 8 3                
Jun 12 12 5     1   1      
Jul 12 43 4     4   1      
Aug 12 90 34     1   1      
Sep 12 224 44 4              
Oct 12 129 29 10 1            
Nov 12 56 9 10   1     1    
Dec 12 26 3 2   1          
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