NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Bourke 2000-2001
Mosquito/Chicken Results

Nearby Locations

Fords Bridge Wanaaring Walgett

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News & Comments

Note that for mosquito numbers 0 - 50 mosquitoes = "Low", 51 - 100 = "Medium",
101 - 1,000 = "High", 1,001 - 10,000 = "Very High", >10,000 = "Extreme".

31/5/2001: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses.

23/5/2001: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses.

9/5/2001: Numbers were 'low'. All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses.

1/5/2001: Mosquito numbers were 'low' this week. All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses.

24/4/2001: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses.

10/4/2001: A 'medium' (68) collection was trapped this week, with 60 Culex annulirostris. All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses.

3/4/2001: Mosquito numbers were 'low' this week. All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses.

26/3/2001: Numbers were 'low'. All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses.

20/3/2001: A 'high' collection (107) was again made, with 102 Culex annulirostris. All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses.

13/2/2001: Numbers continue to be 'high' (190) with 186 Culex annulirostris. There was one Kunjin seroconversion in the sentinel chickens.

6/3/2001: The first collection of the season yielded a 'high' collection of 143 mosquitoes, with 140 Culex annulirostris. With the sentinel chickens, there was one MVE seroconversion, 4 Kunjins and 1 dual MVE/KUN seroconversion.

20/2/2001: There was one Kunjin seroconversion in the sentinel chickens.

10/1/2001: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses.

17/10/2000: All chickens tested negative for flavivirus from the initial bleed at Griffith.

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