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Coonoor Branch

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Full Mailing Address:

Director, Pasteur Institute of India,

Coonoor, The Nilgiris. Tamil Nadu,

Telephone: 0423-2234450

 

  

Head of the Division:

 

Dr. S. Sivakumar

M.V Sc.

Officer in-Charge

Email ID- ncdcsib@gmail.com

 

 

*Other Staff in the Division

Ramachandran

SSLC passed

Technician

Email ID- ncdcsib@gmail.com

 

Nijeesh E.N

M.Sc

Technician

Email ID- ncdcsib@gmail.com

 Annadurai

B.Sc

Lab. Assistant

Email ID- ncdcsib@gmail.com

Sridevi

X passed

Animal attendant

Email ID- ncdcsib@gmail.com

 

 Loganathan

VIII passed

M.T.S

ncdcsib@gmail.com

 

Laboratories/ units under the Branch:

No Laboratories or units are under the branch only one Field station is working under the Branch i.e. Mettupalayam Field Station.

 

Officer in Charge of Field Station

Dr. Siva Kumar

 

Mandate of the Division:

 

  1. To study the epidemiology of major communicable diseases prevalent in this area.

  2. To assist in investigations on the outb.reak of communicable diseases in this region.

  3.  To maintain cyclic colonies of vector mosquito species and to supply on demand to students of academic institutions for experimental purposes. 

  4.  To carry out Pre-monsoon and Post-monsoon Entomological Survey for Vectors of Yellow Fever, Dengue, Malaria & Chikungunya at Tuticorin International Seaport and Trichy International Airport. 

  5.  Plague Surveillance Activities in erstwhile plague endemic areas of Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu.

 

Activities under taken in the branch

 

       Plague Surveillance activity commenced from the year 1992.

       Trapping of  Wild, Peridomestic, and commensal rodents

       Collection of organ samples for further laboratory  investigation

       Collection and Identification of fleas from the rodents and computing fleas indices.

 

  • As per IHR 2005, NCDC, Coonoor team has carried out Pre-monsoon and Post-monsoon Entomological Survey for Vectors of Yellow Fever, Dengue, Malaria & Chikungunya at Tuticorin International Seaport and Trichy International Airport.

 

 

Activities under taken in Field Station

  • The cyclic colonies of the following mosquitoes are being maintained at the Mettupalayam Field Station of this Branch.
  • Mosquitoes:
  • Culex quinquefasciatus (Mettupalayam strain)
  • Aedes aegypti (Mettupalayam strain)
  • The specimens i.e mosquito eggs, larvae and adults are being issued to students of different teaching/Research Institutions on demand.

 Photographs:

   

   NCDC COONOOR Branch Building                          Library Room

 

    

Microscopy room at NCDC COONOOR     Albino Mice Colony at NCDC COONOOR