NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Bourke 2001-2002
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".

17/4/2002: Mosquito collections were 'low'.

11/2/2002: Numbers were 'medium' (80) with 55 Culex annulirostris.

4/4/2002: A 'high' collection yielded 118 mosquitoes, including 84 Culex annulirostris.

28/3/2002: One isolate of Edge Hill virus was made from the 13/3 collection, from Culex annulirostris.

22/3/2002: There was a big jump in mosquito numbers this week, with a 'high' collection of 646, including 385 Culex annulirostris.

20/3/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 7/3 bleed.

13/3/2002: 'High' numbers (389) continue, with 157 Culex annulirostris and 225 Culex quinquefasciatus.

7/3/2002: A big jump in mosquito numbers occured this week, with 'high' numbers collected (917). The collection was dominated by 534 Culex annulirostris.

6/3/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 27/2 bleed.

28/2/2002: A 'medium' collection of 62 was trapped this week, with 59 Culex annulirostris.

20/2/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 14/2 bleed.

14/2/2002: A collection frm Hope St yielded 'medium' numbers (71), with 68 Culex quinquefasciatus.

11/2/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 7/2 bleed.

25/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 22/1 bleed.

21/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 15/1 bleed.

16/1/2002: Numbers are again 'high' (119), with 69 Culex quinquefasciatus.

11/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 7/1 bleed.

10/1/2002: Numbers are now 'high' (231), with 168 Culex quinquefasciatus.

4/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 10/12  and 17/12 bleeds.

21/12/2001: Mosquito collections were 'low'.

12/12/2001: Mosquito collections were 'low'.

10/12/2001: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 3/12 bleed.

27/11/2001: All chickens from the initial bleed were seronegative for flaviviruses.

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