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

Nearby Locations

Fords Bridge Bourke Menindee

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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 21/4 bleed.

23/4/2002: Mosquito collections were 'low' this week.

19/4/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 2/4, 7/4 and 14/4 bleeds.

15/4/2002: Mosquito collections were 'low' this week.

9/4/2002: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' (135), with 106 Aedes eidsvoldensis

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

3/4/2002: Mosquito numbers were again 'high' (181), with 144 Aedes eidsvoldensis

28/3/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 17/3 bleed.

26/3/2002: Numbers were up this week with a 'high' collection of 220 including 137 Aedes eidsvoldensis

20/3/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 3/3 & 10/3 bleed.

18/3/2002: Mosquito numbers seemed to be gradually decreasing, with another 'medium' collection of 56, including 48 Culex quinquefasciatus.

11/3/2002: A 'medium' collection of 93 mosquitoes were trapped this week, including 50 Aedes eidsvoldensis

6/3/2002: Mosquito collections were 'low' this week.

6/3/2002: There was one Ross River virus isolate from the collectionmade onthe 11/2/2002. This was isolated from Aedes eidsvoldensis.  All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 17/2 and 24/2 bleeds.

26/2/2002: Numbers continued to drop after the recent highs following the floods and were 'low' in number.

18/2/2002: Numbers have declined this week and are 'medium' (69), with 43 Culex quinquefasciatus.

13/2/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 9/2 bleed.

11/2/2002: Numbers were again 'high' (408) and still dominated by flood water Aedes. A total of 408 mosquitoes were trapped, with 634 Aedes eidsvoldensis

6/2/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 4/2 bleed.

4/2/2002: This week, mosquito numbers were the highest for the whole season due to flood waters coming down the Paroo River from rains in south-west Queensland, with the collection dominated by floodwater Aedes. Numbers were 'high' (903), with 814 Aedes eidsvoldensis

1/2/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 28/1 bleed.

25/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 20/1 bleed.

22/1/2002: A 'medium' collection of 53 mosquitoes were trapped, with 40 Culex quinquefasciatus.

16/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 13/1 bleed.

14/1/2002: Mosquito numbers were 'medium' (63), with 57 Culex quinquefasciatus.

9/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 6/1 bleed.

7/1/2002: Mosquito collections were 'low'.

4/1/2002: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 9/12 and 16/12 bleeds.

30/12/2001: Numbers were 'medium' (51), with 35 Culex quinquefasciatus.

18/12/2001: 'High' numbers (201) were again collected, with 142 Culex quinquefasciatus.

10/12/2001: The first mosquito collection of the year trapped 'high' numbers (268), although most (234) were Culex quinquefasciatus.

10/12/2001: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 26/11 bleed.

27/11/2001: All chickens tested negative for flaviviruses from the 19/11 bleed.

17/11/2001: All chickens from the initial bleed were seronegative for flaviviruses.

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