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NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Griffith 2007-2008
Mosquito/Chicken Results

Nearby Locations

Leeton 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".

28/Apr/2008: All sites trapped 'low' numbers.

24/Apr/2008: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 31/Mar/08, 7/Apr/08 or 14/Apr/08.

21/Apr/2008: Mirrool Creek had a 'high' catch of 114 mosquitoes, including 85 Culex annulirostris. All other sites collected 'low' numbers.

14/Apr/2008: Hanwood had a 'medium' catch of 57, with 23 Culex annulirostris. All other sites collected 'low' numbers.

8/Apr/2008: Hanwood had a 'high' catch of 147 mosquitoes, which included 54 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box Swamp yielded 'medium' numbers (54), with 49 Culex annulirostris. Mirool Creek also had a 'medium' catch of 61 mosquitoes, including 36 Culex annulirostris.

7/Apr/2008: There was one seroconversion to MVEV and four to KUNV from the bleed taken on 24/Mar/08.

31/Mar/2008: Both Hanwood and Barren Box trapped 'low' mosquito numbers. A collection from Mirrool Creek yielded 'medium' numbers (83), with 75 Culex annulirostris.

25/Mar/2008: Hanwood had a 'high' collection of 166, with 152 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box Swamp had a 'high' collection of 475 mosquitoes, dominated by 386 Culex annulirostris. A collection from Mirrool Creek yielded 'high' numbers (111), with 91 Culex annulirostris.

25/Mar/2008: There were another two isolates of MVEV from Culex annulirostris trapped at Barren Box on 3/March/08.

19/Mar/2008: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 3/Mar/08, 10/Mar/08 and 17/Mar/08.

19/Mar/2008: There were three isolates of Sindbis virus, all from Hanwood and all from Culex annulirostris. Two were from mosquitoes trapped 11/Feb, the third from 25/Feb/08.

18/Mar/2008: There was an isolate of MVEV from Culex annulirostris trapped at Barren Box on 3/March/08.

17/Mar/2008: Hanwood had a 'high' collection of 175, with 143 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box Swamp had a 'high' collection of 222 mosquitoes, dominated by 205 Culex annulirostris. A collection from Mirrool Creek yielded 'high' numbers (111), with 110 Culex annulirostris.

9/Mar/2008: Hanwood had a 'high' collection of 270, with 241 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box Swamp had a 'very high' collection of 1,762 mosquitoes, dominated by 1,757 Culex annulirostris. A collection from Mirrool Creek yielded 'high' numbers (151), with 108 Culex annulirostris.

4/Mar/2008: There wasa Kokobera virus isolate from Culex annulirostris trapped at Hanwood on 18/Feb/08.

3/Mar/2008: Hanwood had a 'medium' collection of 86, with 77 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box Swamp had a 'very high' collection of 1,149 mosquitoes, dominated by 1,132 Culex annulirostris. A collection from Mirrool Creek yielded 'high' numbers (246), with 163 Culex annulirostris.

29/Feb/2008: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 25/Feb/08.

26/Feb/2008: Hanwood had high' numbers (286), with 249 Culex annulirostris. No collection was made at Willbriggie.

25/Feb/2008: There were another two isolates of Murray Valley Encephalitis virus, which were from Culex annulirostris trapped at Hanwood on 18/Feb/08.

23/Feb/2008: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 28/Jan/08, 4/Feb/08, 11/Feb/08 or 18/Feb/08.

21/Feb/2008: There was one isolation of Murray Valley Encephalitis virus from Culex annulirostris trapped at Hanwood on 5/Feb/08 and a Kokobera virus isolate from the same collection, also from Culex annulirostris.

19/Feb/2008: Hanwood had high' numbers (330), with 301 Culex annulirostris. Willbriggie also had a 'high' collection (102), with 52 Culex annulirostris.

11/Feb/2008: Hanwood had high' numbers (282), with 202 Culex annulirostris. Willbriggie trapped 'low' numbers.

4/Feb/2008: Hanwood trapped high' numbers (354), with 329Culex annulirostris. Willbriggie trapped 'medium' (67) numbers, with 44 Culex molestus.

29/Jan/2008: Hanwood again had high' numbers (323), with 310 Culex annulirostris. Willbriggie trapped 'low' numbers.

29/Jan/2008: There was one isolate of Ross River virus from Culex annulirostris trapped on 22/Jan/2008 at Hanwood.

26/Jan/2008: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 21/Jan/08.

24/Jan/2008: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 12/Nov/07, 19/Nov/07, 26/Nov/07, 3/Dec/07, 10/Dec/07, 17/Dec/07, 24/Dec/07, 30/Dec/07, 7/Jan/08 and 14/Jan/08.

15/Jan/2008: Both sites trapped 'high' numbers. Willbriggie collected 113 mosquitoes, with 103 Culex molestus. Hanwood trapped 387, with 321 Culex annulirostris.

15/Jan/2008: Both sites trapped 'high' numbers. Hawood collected 167 mosquitoes, with 119 Culex annulirostris. Willbriggie trapped 103, with 40 Culex annulirostris.

7/Jan/2008: Hanwood continues with 'high' collections (198), with 158 Culex annulirostris. Willbriggie trapped 'low' numbers.

31/Dec/2007: Hanwood trapped 'high' numbers (119) and included 60 Culex annulirostris. Willbriggie trapped 'low' numbers.

24/Dec/2007: Hanwood had a 'medium' catch of 78, with 52 Culex annulirostris. Willbriggie numbers were 'high' (102), with 99 Culex molestus.

18/Dec/2007: Hanwood produced a 'low' catch, while Willbriggie numbers were 'medium' (53), with 51 Culex molestus.

11/Dec/2007: Both sites collected 'low' numbers.

3/Dec/2007: Hanwood had a partial trap failure and collected 'low' numbers. Willbriggie numbers were 'medium' (52), with 45 Culex molestus.

27/Nov/2007: Both sites collected 'low' numbers. 

20/Nov/2007: Both sites collected 'low' numbers. 

13/Nov/2007: Hanwood collected 'low' numbers, while Willbriggie had a trap failure.

6/Nov/2007: Both sites collected 'low' numbers from the first collection of the season.

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