NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Leeton 2010-2011
Mosquito/Chicken Results

Nearby Locations

Griffith Lake Cargelligo

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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".

12/May/2011: There was one KUNV seroconversions on the bleed taken on 11/Apr and 17/Apr but no seroconversions from the bleed taken on 25/Apr.

4/May/2011: There was one seroconversions to KUNV from the bleed taken on 3/Apr.

19/Apr/2011: Both sites trapped 'low' numbers.

12/Apr/2011: Farm 347 had a 'high' catch, yielding a total of 133 mosquitoes, with 23 Culex annulirostris. Almond Road yielded a 'low' catch.

11/Apr/2011: There was one Kokobera isolate from Culex annulirostris trapped on 22/Mar/2011 from Farm 347.

4/Apr/2011: Farm 347 had a 'high' catch, yielding a total of 113 mosquitoes, with 52 Culex annulirostris. Almond Road yielded a 'low' catch.

1/Apr/2011: There was one seroconversion to KUNV from the bleed taken on 13/Mar. There was one seroconversion to MVEV from the bleed taken on 19/Mar. There were no seroconversions to MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 27/Mar.

29/Mar/2011: Farm 347 had a 'high' catch, yielding a total of 563 mosquitoes, with 110 Culex annulirostris and 396 Aedes theobaldi. Almond Road had a trap failure.

22/Mar/2011: Almond Road yielded a 'medium' catch of 69 and included 51 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 had a 'very high' catch, yielding a total of 1,879, with 1,069 Culex annulirostris.

21/Mar/2011: There was one Ross River viral isolate from Culex annulirostris trapped from Farm 347 on 9/Mar/2011.

16/Mar/2011: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 27/Feb or 6/Mar.

15/Mar/2011: Almond Road yielded a 'medium' catch of 70 and included 33 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 had a 'high' catch, yielding a total of 946, with 886 Culex annulirostris.

8/Mar/2011: Both sites continue to trap 'high' mosquito numbers despite a partial trap failure at the Farm 347 site. Almond Road trapped 340 mosquitoes, with 253 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 yielded 587 mosquitoes, with 4,46 Culex annulirostris.

7/Mar/2011: There was one Ross River viral isolate from Culex annulirostris trapped from Farm 347 on 23/Feb/2011.

1/Mar/2011: There was a big increase in mosquito numbers this week and collections were 'very high' from both sites. Almond Road trapped 1,661 mosquitoes with 1,508 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 yielded 5,064 mosquitoes, with 4,639 Culex annulirostris.

1/Mar/2011: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 8/Feb, 13/Feb or 20/Feb.

22/Feb/2011: Almond Road yielded a 'high' catch of 818 and included 659 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 had a 'very high' catch, yielding a total of 1,171, with 939 Culex annulirostris.

16/Feb/2011: Almond Road yielded a 'medium' catch of 92 and included 73 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 had a 'very high' catch, yielding a total of 1,227, with 813 Culex annulirostris.

15/Feb/2011: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 23/Jan or 30/Jan.

14/Feb/2011: There was one Sindbis virus from Culex annulirostristrapped at Farm 347 on 9/Feb/2011.

8/Feb/2011: Almond Road yielded a 'medium' catch of 81 and included 53 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 had a 'high' catch, yielding a total of 586, with 438 Culex annulirostris.

1/Feb/2011: Almond Road yielded a 'high' catch of 611 and included 566 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 also had a 'high' catch, yielding a total of 693, with 628 Culex annulirostris.

23/Jan/2011: Almond Road yielded a 'high' catch of 177 and included 88 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 collected 1,626 mosquitoes with 959 Culex annulirostris and 625 Anopheles annulipes.

21/Jan/2011: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 10/Jan or 18/Jan.

18/Jan/2011: Almond Road yielded a 'high' catch of 254 and included 149 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 collected 1,846 mosquitoes with 1,277 Culex annulirostris and 533 Anopheles annulipes.

17/Jan/2011: There was one Barmah Forest virus from Aedes theobaldi trapped at Farm 347 on 5/Jan/2011.

13/Jan/2011: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 19/Dec, 28/Dec or 2/Jan/2011.

13/Jan/2011: TNT failed to pick up the esky and so the mosquitoes were not processed. There was an estimated 1,500 mosquitoes from Farm 247 and 1,000 from Almond Road.

10/Jan/2011: There was one Sindbis virus from Culex annulirostris trapped at Farm 347 on 5/Jan/2011.

4/Jan/2011: Almond Road yielded a 'very high' catch of 1,145 and included 783 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 collected 1,849 mosquitoes with 1,100 Culex annulirostris and 688 Anopheles annulipes.

30/Dec/2010: There was a further Barmah Forest viral isolate from Aedes theobaldi trapped from Farm 347 on 23/Dec/2010

29/Dec/2010: There were three arboviral isolates from Farm 347. One Barmah Forest virus was isolated from Culex annulirostris trapped on the 14/Dec/2010 and two Sindbis viruses from Culex annulirostris trapped on the 23/Dec/2010

23/Dec/2010: Mosquito numbers continue to be well above average and 'very high' from both sites. Almond Road had a catch of 1,214 and included 322 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 collected 3,936 mosquitoes with 1,935 Culex annulirostris and 1303 Anopheles annulipes.

23/Dec/2010: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 12/Dec.

21/Dec/2010: There were four arboviral isolates from Farm 347. Two Barmah Forest viruses were isolated from the collection made on 7/Dec/2010, one each from Aedes theobaldi and Culex annulirostris, and two Sindbis viruses from Culex annulirostris trapped on the 14/Dec/2010.

15/Dec/2010: Mosquito numbers remain well above average and 'very high' from both sites. Almond Road trapped 1,232 mosquitoes, with 518 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 collected 1,827 with 1,116 Culex annulirostris.

14/Dec/2010: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 14/Nov, 21/Nov, 28/Nov or 5/Dec.

8/Dec/2010: Mosqutio numbers are slightly down this week with the heavy rain and wind. Almond Road again had a 'high' collection of 365, with 432 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 had a 'very high' catch of 2,452 with 1,620 Culex annulirostris.

30/Nov/2010: Mosquito collections have increased are were 'very high' from both sites. The numbers of Culex annulirostris trapped were between 15-30 times greater than average. Almond Road trapped a total of 3,253 with 3,174 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 yielded 1,661 mosquitoes, with 1, 557 Culex annulirostris.

24/Nov/2010: Collections continue to be above average but have been declining in number. Almond Road had 'high' numbers with a collection of 200 including 98 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 again had a 'very high' collection, with a total of 1,119 mosquitoes including 845 Culex annulirostris.

17/Nov/2010: Almond Road again had a 'high' collection of 856, with 854 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 continued with the 'very high' collections, with a total of 3,058 mosquitoes including 1,710 Culex annulirostris.

10/Nov/2010: Almond Road had 'high' mosquito numbers with a collection of 760, which included 129 Culex annulirostris. Farm 347 yielded a 'very high' catch of 4,684 mosquitoes dominated by 2,997 Culex annulirostris.

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