Paper IV : Fleas, Lice, Ticks, Mites and their medical importance

Unit I : Fleas – Classification Morphology and life cycle of fleas Distribution and transmission cycle of Plague and Murine typhus
 

Unit II : Lice – Classification Morphology and life cycle of lice Distribution and transmission cycle of Epidemic typhus and Relapsing fever
 

Unit III : Ticks – Classification Morphology and life cycle of ticks Distribution and transmission cycle of Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) and Tick Typhus
 

Unit IV : Mites – Classification Morphology and life cycle of mites Distribution and transmission cycle of Scrub typhus and Scabies
 

Unit V : Prevalence of diseases transmitted by fleas, lice, ticks and mites in India

Practicals:

  • Demonstration of representative specimens of fleas, lice, ticks and mites

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