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Arthropod-borne diseases (non- mosquito)/ infestations and identification of their parasites and vectors -2021

Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya successfully conducted a workshop on “Arthropod-borne diseases (non- mosquito)/ infestations and identification of their parasites and vectors” in collaboration with the Institute of Biology Sri Lanka.

This was conducted as a three-day workshop from 9-11 August 2021 under strict health guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic limiting the number of participants to ten this time. The workshop covered lectures and practical sessions covering disease epidemiology, clinical presentation, treatment, diagnostic options, identification of parasites and vectors of Scrub typhus, Flea-borne diseases, Lyme disease, Leishmaniasis, scabies, pediculosis, diseases transmitted by lice, Human trypanosomiasis, Onchocerciasis, Loiasis and Mansonelliasis.

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