NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Batemans Bay 2001-2002
Mosquito/Virus Results

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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".

19/3/2002: Numbers were 'low' and well below average.

6/3/2002: There were three Ross River virus isolates from the mosquitoes collected on the 13/2/2002; two were from teh Council Depot sites and one from the Mogo SF. All isolates were from Aedes vigilax.

20/2/2002: Numbers were around average this week and 'high' from the Council Depot site, with 233 mosquitoes, including 171 Aedes vigilax. Mogo SF trapped 'medium' (63) numbers, including 49 Aedes vigilax.

13/2/2002: The first collection of the year yielded below average numbers, although were 'high' from the Council Depot site, with 127 mosquitoes including 78 Aedes vigilax. Mogo SF trapped 'low' numbers.

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