Epidemiological Study of Insects Bite Reaction from Pune City

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  • Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune
  • Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune



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Inamdar, S. A., & Badave, S. S. (2017). Epidemiological Study of Insects Bite Reaction from Pune City. Dnyanamay, 3(2), 52–55. Retrieved from https://ischolar.sscldl.in/index.php/dnyan/article/view/187493


Arthropods produce an injury to the skin by a variety of mechanisms; one or more of which may be involved in an individual case. Moisture, warmth, carbon dioxide, estrogens and lactic acid in sweat are among various factors that have been found to attract mosquitoes. The important species that molest man belong to 4 families: Apidae, Bombidae (bees), Vespidae (wasps), Formicidae (ants). The physical effects of the arthropod bites on human skin receive less attention, especially in the rural areas where the per capita income is less.Whether we are hiking in the mountains or playing in our backyard, we run the risk of exposure to the offended arthropods. The number of skin disorders caused by arthropods varies from trivial bites and stings to severe systemic reactions and even death.


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