Entomology and Pest Management 
Information on protecting the Soldier from the health threat posed by vector-borne disease and medically important pests and to minimize the adverse effects of pesticides.

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Topics

Deployment Pest Management

This site is designed to provide military entomologists with information vital to them when planning for deployment and executing their responsibilities while deployed.

Deployment Pest Management: Entomological Operational Risk Assessments

Entomological Operational Risk Assessments (EORA) provide risk estimates for vector-borne and zoonotic diseases in the country of concern. entomology, threats, vector borne disease, arthropods

Deployment Pest Management: Estimating Entomological Risk

This page provides information on estimating entomoligical risk. disease, EORA, entomological hazards, risk assessment, protection

Deployment Pest Management: Pre-Deployment Planning for the Military Entomologist

Pre-deployment identification and evaluation of hazards and associated risk. EORA, Infectious Disease Risk Assessment, IDRA, NCMI, AFPMB, DVEP, medical pests, entomological threat, preventive medicine, Field Sanitation Team, repellents, FM 4-35, pesticide

Deployment Pest Management: Reporting Pesticide Use for Archiving

Information from the USAPHC pertaining to reporting pesticide use for archiving.

DoD Insect Repellent System

The DoD insect repellent system is used against arthropods of military significance.

Mapping Pest Populations

Map insect populations with GIS to achieve enhanced pest control with reduced effort. Entomology, Mapping Pest Populations, GIS, Target pesticide treatments

Permethrin Factory-Treated Army Combat Uniforms (ACU Permethrin)

Information on the safety, effectiveness and proper care of the permethrin factory-treated Army Combat Uniform (ACU Permethrin). Wearing permethrin-treated uniforms is a key component of the DoD Insect Repellent System.

Services

DoD Pesticide Hotline

DoD Pesticide Hotline services include pesticide labels, regulation, selection, integrated pest management, application, environmental concerns, safety data sheets, plant and animal identification, and DoD expert locator.

Human Tick Test Kit Program

A free tick identification and testing service for Department of Defense health care facilities.

Insect Resistance to Insecticides

Resistance of insects to insecticide, control success, evaluating possibility of insect resistance, factors causing resistance, resistance testing

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