VCT1304:             Do You Want Flies with That?

Speaker:              Stuart Mitchell, DO, PsyD, PhD, MPH, BCE

The Dipterans are flies capable of vectoring disease to man by contaminating food and food contact surfaces. This session will provide environmental health professionals with essential knowledge about Dipteran biology and behavior, an understanding of their visual perception, their public health significance, and innovative prevention measures to solve challenging flying insect issues.

 

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Dipterans are capable of vectoring disease to man by contaminating food and food contact surfaces. Effective measures must be taken to manage their presence. This program will provide environmental health professionals with essential knowledge to solve challenging flying insect issues within environmentally sensitive structures.