NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Georges River 2013-2014
Mosquito/Virus Results

Nearby Locations

Ryde Parramatta Penrith

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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".

7/May/2014: There was one Ross River viral detection via the FTA cards from mosquitoes trapped at Lugarno on 29/Apr/14.

29/Apr/2014: Alfords Point yielded 'medium' mosquito numbers with a collection of 76, with 17 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno also trapped 'medium' mosquito numbers (64) with 52Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong produced a 'low' catch.

9/Apr/2014: Alfords Point yielded 'high' mosquito numbers with a collection of 197, dominated by 144 Aedes vigilax. Illawong also trapped 'high' mosquito numbers (138) with 53 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced a 'medium' catch of 86 with 70 Aedes notoscriptus.

1/Apr/2014: Lugarno yielded a 'medium' catch of 59, with 56 Aedes notoscriptus. Mosquito numbers were 'low' at all other sites.

27/Mar/2014: Mosquito numbers were 'low' at all sites.

24/Mar/2014: There was one Barmah Forest viral isolates from Aedes vigilax trapped at Alfords Point on 18/Mar/14.

21/Mar/2014: There was one Ross River viral detection via the FTA cards from mosquitoes trapped at Alfords Point on 18/Mar/14.

17/Mar/2014: Mosquito numbers were 'low' at all sites.

12/Mar/2014: There was one Ross River and one Barmah Forest viral isolate via the FTA cards from mosquitoes trapped at Illawong on 11/Mar/14.

11/Mar/2014: Alfords Point yielded 'high' mosquito numbers with a collection of 107, dominated by 100 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced a 'medium' catch of 70 and all were Aedes notoscriptus. Illawong yielded a 'low' catch.

11/Mar/2014: There were three Ross River viral isolates from Aedes vigilax trapped at Alfords Point on 4/Mar/14.

3/Mar/2014: Alfords Point yielded 'high' mosquito numbers with a collection of 201, dominated by 194 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'medium' catch of 80, with 71 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno yielded a 'low' catch.

24/Feb/2014: Alfords Point yielded 'high' mosquito numbers with a collection of 262, dominated by 257 Aedes vigilax. Illawong trapped 'medium' mosquito numbers (59) with 56 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced a 'low' catch.

21/Feb/2014: There were three Ross River viral isolates from Aedes vigilax trapped at Alfords Point on 18/Feb/14.

19/Feb/2014: There were two arboviral detections via PCR on the FTA cards from the mosquitoes trapped on the 19/Feb/14. This included one Ross River virus from Illawong and one Barmah Forest virus from Lugarno.

17/Feb/2014: Alfords Point yielded 'high' mosquito numbers with a collection of 470, dominated by 461 Aedes vigilax. Illawrong trapped 'high' mosquito numbers (253) with 234 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced a 'low' catch.

14/Feb/2014: There were another three Stratford viral isolates from mosquitoes trapped at Illawong on 29/Jan/14. Two of the isolates were from Aedes notoscriptus and one from Aedes vigilax.

11/Feb/2014: Illawrong trapped 'very high' mosquito numbers (1,150) with 1,141 Aedes vigilax. Alfords Point yielded 'high' mosquito numbers with a collection of 736, dominated by 735 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno produced a 'high' catch of 114 mosquitoes including 88 Aedes vigilax.

6/Feb/2014:There was another Stratford virus detection from Aedes notoscriptus trapped at Lugarno on 4/Feb/14.

4/Feb/2014:There were another two arboviral detections from the mosquitoes trapped on 29/Jan/14. There was one Barmah Forest virus from Aedes vigilax trapped at Alfords Point, and one Stratford virus from Aedes notoscriptus trapped at Lugarno.

4/Feb/2014:Mosquito numbers from Alfords Point were 'high' with a total of 106, including 87 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'medium' catch of 59 and included 52 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno yielded 'low' numbers.

28/Jan/2014: All sites yielded 'high' mosquito numbers. Alfords Point trapped 105, with 75 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno yielded a total of 209 and was dominated by 150 Aedes vigilax. Illawong collected 113 mosquitoes, with 100 Aedes notoscriptus.

25/Jan/2014: There were three isolates of Stratford virus, one each from Aedes vigilax trapped at Alfords Point, one from Aedes notoscriptus also trapped at Alfords Point, and one from Aedes vigilax trapped at Illawong.

21/Jan/2014: Traps were set at Alfords Point and Illawong and both trapped 'medium' numbers. Alfords Point collected 76 mosquitoes, with 63 Aedes vigilax. Illawong trapped 90 and included 73 Aedes vigilax.

20/Jan/2014: There were three isolates of Stratford virus from Aedes notoscriptus trapped at Illawong on 14/Jan/14.

13/Jan/2014: Mosquito numbers from Alfords Point were 'high' with a total of 291, including 243 Aedes vigilax. Illawong also produced a 'high' catch trapping 113 mosquitoes, with 108 Aedes notoscriptus. Lugarno had a trap failure.

7/Jan/2014: Mosquito numbers from Alfords Point were 'high' with a total of 112, including 67 Aedes vigilax. Illawong produced a 'medium' catch of 58 and included 31 Aedes vigilax. Lugarno yielded 'low' numbers.

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