NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Menindee 2001-2002
Mosquito/Chicken Results

Nearby Locations

Bourke Fords Bridge 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".

7/5/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 23/4 and 1/5 bleeds.

31/4/2002: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

23/4/2002: A 'medium' collection (55) was made this week, dominated by 39 Culex quinquefasciatus.

19/4/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 2/4, 9/4 and 16/4 bleeds.

16/4/2002: A 'medium' collection (60) was made this week, with 55 Culex quinquefasciatus.

9/4/2002: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

4/4/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 24/3 bleed.

28/3/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 19/3 bleed.

27/3/2002: Numbers were around average this week, with a 'medium' collection of 67 mosquitoes, with 53 Culex quinquefasciatus.

30/3/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 5/3 and 11/3 bleeds.

11/3/2002: Mosquito numbers were again 'low'.

6/3/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 26/2 bleed.

26/2/2002: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

20/2/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 13/2 and 18/2 bleeds.

18/2/2002: Mosquito numbers were again 'low'.

13/2/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 11/2 bleed.

11/2/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 6/2 bleed.

6/2/2002: Collections were 'medium' (54) this week and dominated by Culex quinquefasciatus (45).

31/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 24/1 bleed.

24/1/2002: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

21/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 17/1 bleed.

17/1/2002: Collections were 'medium' (90) this week, being dominated by Culex quinquefasciatus (70).

11/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 6/1 bleed.

9/1/2001: 'High' numbers (225) were again collected, with 203 Culex quinquefasciatus.

4/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 5/12, 11/12, 18/12 and 26/12 bleeds.

31/12/2001: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' (161), with 140 Culex quinquefasciatus.

18/12/2001: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' (224), with 208 Culex quinquefasciatus.

12/12/2001: Mosquito numbers are again 'high' (154), with 135 Culex quinquefasciatus.

10/12/2001: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 27/11 bleed.

5/12/2001: Mosquito numbers continue to rise, with a 'high' collection of 500 and 445 were Culex quinquefasciatus.

28/11/2001: Mosquito numbers are again 'high' (150), with 108 Culex quinquefasciatus.

27/11/2001: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 21/11 bleed.

22/11/2001: Numbers were 'high' (341) and around three times the average, although the majority (308) were Culex quinquefasciatus.

16/11/2001: All chickens from the initial bleed were seronegative for flaviviruses.

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