NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Bourke 2004-2005
Mosquito/Chicken Results

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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".

20/Apr/2005: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

25/Apr/2005: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 15/Apr. 

18/Apr/2005: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 1/Apr or 9/Apr. 

13/Apr/2005: A 'medium' collection of 67 mosquitoes was trapped this week, dominated by 49 Culex annulirostris.

5/Apr/2005: Mosquito numbers were 'high', with a total collection of 120, including 54 Culex annulirostris.

4/Apr/2005: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 21/Mar. 

22/Mar/2005: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 15/Mar. 

15/Mar/2005: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 2/Mar. 

9/Mar/2005: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

2/Mar/2005: Mosquito numbers continue to be 'high', with a total collection of 353, including 251 Culex annulirostris.

25/Feb/2005: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed 4/Feb.

23/Feb/2005: A 'high' collection of 197 mosquitoes was trapped this week, dominated by 104 Culex annulirostris.

15/Feb/2005: 'High' mosquito numbers were trapped from Bourke this week, with 208 mosquitoes being trapped. Culex annulirostris contributed 185 of the collection.

14/Jan/2005: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 8/Jan.

12/Jan/2005: Mosquito numbers are starting to climb, wwith a 'high' collection of 979, including 896 Culex annulirostris.

6/Jan/2005: The first mosquito collection of the season yielded 'high' numbers (323), dominated by Culex annulirostris (253).

4/Jan/2005: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 17/Dec or 21/Dec/2004.

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