NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Leeton 2003-2004
Mosquito/Chicken Results

Nearby Locations

Griffith Lake Cargelligo

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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".

1/Jun/2004: There were no new seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the 27/Apr bleed.

5/May/2004: There were no new seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the 13/Apr or 18/Apr bleeds.

29/Apr/2004: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from both sites.

21/Apr/2004: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from both sites.

14/Apr/2004: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from both sites.

13/Apr/2004: There were no new seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the 21/Mar, 30/Mar or 6/Apr bleeds.

8/Apr/2004: Numbers continue to decline. Almond Road trapped 'low' numbers, while Farm 347 yielded a 'medium' collection of 70 mosquitoes, with 26 Culex annulirostris.

1/Apr/2004: Mosquito numbers are still 'high' from both sites. Almond Road trapped 139 mosquitoes, with 111 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 collected 758, with 334 Culex annulirostris.

25/Mar/2004: There were no new seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the 15/Mar bleed.

24/Mar/2004: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high' from both sites. Almond Road trapped 455 mosquitoes, with 259 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 collected 147, with 108 Culex annulirostris.

18/Mar/2004: There were no new seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the 22/Feb, 29/Feb or 7/Mar bleeds.

17/Mar/2004: There were no new seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the 15/Feb bleed.

16/Mar/2004: Mosquito collections were 'high' at both sites. Almond Road trapped 429 mosquitoes, dominated by 330 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 yielded 390, with 177 Culex annulirostris.

10/Mar/2004: Strong winds kept the mosquito numbers to 'low' at both sites.

4/Mar/2004: 'Very high' numbers (1473) wcontinue to be trapped at Farm 347, with 1033 Culex annulirostris. Almond Road collected 'high' numbers (103), with by 89 Culex annulirostris.

19/Feb/2004: There were no new seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the 1/Feb or 8/Feb bleeds.

18/Feb/2004: 'Very high' numbers (1110) were again trapped at Farm 347, with 842 Culex annulirostris. Almond Road collected 'high' numbers (359), with by 337 Culex annulirostris.

11/Feb/2004: Mosquito numbers have taken a big jump in number, with a 'very high' collection of 3476 from Farm 347, including 3000 Culex annulirostris. Almond Road trapped 'high' numbers (127), dominated by 118 Culex annulirostris.

6/Feb/2004: There were no new seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the 27/Jan bleed.

3/Feb/2004: Mosquito collections were 'high' from both sites. Almond Road trapped 516 mosquitoes, with 417 Culex annulirostris, while Farm 347 yielded 431, with 355 Culex annulirostris.

29/Jan/2004: All chickens tested negative for MVEV & KUNV from the 18/Jan bleed.

28/Jan/2004: Mosquito collections were 'very high' from both sites. Almond Road trapped 1503 mosquitoes with 925 Culex annulirostris, while Farm 347 yielded 2131, with 1363 Culex annulirostris.

27/Jan/2004: All chickens tested negative for MVEV & KUNV from the 12/Jan bleed.

21/Jan/2004: Numbers continue to be up and were 'high' from both sites. Almond Road trapped 513 mosquitoes, with 453 Culex annulirostris, while Farm 347 yielded 432, with 349 Culex annulirostris.

13/Jan/2004: Mosquito numbers are well up this week. Almond Road trapped 'high' numbers (319), with 238 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 had the first 'very high' collection for the season, with a total of 1,721 mosquitoes, including 1,040 Culex annulirostris.

13/Jan/2004: All chickens tested negative for MVEV & KUNV from the 4/Jan bleeds.

24/Dec/2003: All chickens tested negative for MVEV & KUNV from the 8 & 17/Dec bleeds.

15/Dec/2003: All chickens tested negative for MVEV & KUNV from the 17/Nov, 24/Nov, & 1/Dec bleeds.

17/Dec/2003: Due to courier delays, the mosquitoes could not be processed. Almond Road had 'high' numbers, estimated at around 200, while Farm 347 yielded 'medium' numbers (60), with 40 Culex annulirostris.

9/Dec/2003: Almond Road yielded 'low' numbers. Farm 347 had a 'high' collection (245), with 116 Culex annulirostris.

3/Dec/2003: Almond Road trapped 'medium' numbers (74), including 34 Ochlerotatus theobaldi. Farm 347 collected 'low' numbers.

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