NSW Arbovirus Surveillance & Vector Monitoring Program
Griffith 2013-2014
Mosquito/Chicken Results

Nearby Locations

Leeton Hay

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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".

2/May/2014: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 1/Apr or 8/Apr/2014.

29/Apr/2014: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

21/Apr/2014: Mosquito numbers were 'low'.

14/Apr/2014: Hanwood collected 'medium' mosquito numbers with a total of 86 including 42 Culex quinquefasciatus. Barren Box had a 'low' catch.

7/Apr/2014: Hanwood collected 'high' mosquito numbers with a total of 166 including 44 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box had a trap failure.

4/Apr/2014: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 4/Mar, 11/Mar, 18/Mar or 25/Mar/2014.

31/Mar/2014: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. Hanwood collected 136 mosquitoes, with 72 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box trapped 114, with 103 Culex annulirostris.

25/Mar/2014: Barren Box yielded a 'medium' catch of 73, with 68 Culex annulirostris. Hanwood had a 'low' catch.

24/Mar/2014: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 17/Feb or 26/Feb/2014.

21/Mar/2014: There was one Ross River viral detection via the FTA cards from mosquitoes trapped at Barren Box on 17/Mar/14.

17/Mar/2014: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. Hanwood collected 175, with 30 Culex annulirostris, while Barren Box yielded 176, with 109 Culex annulirostris.

17/Mar/2014: There were two arboviral detections from the FTA cards; one Ross RIver virus and one Barmah Forest virus from the mosquitoes trapped at Hanwood on 11/Mar/14.

11/Mar/2014: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. Hanwood collected 499, with 309 Culex annulirostris, while Barren Box yielded 240, with 195 Culex annulirostris.

4/Mar/2014: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. Hanwood collected 148, with 120 Culex annulirostris, while Barren Box yielded 544, with 387 Culex annulirostris.

25/Feb/2014: Mosquito numbers were well down this week, and just 'high' from both sites. Hanwood trapped 156, with 89 Culex annulirostris, while Barren Box yielded 100 mosquitoes, which included 90 Culex annulirostris.

24/Feb/2014: There was one Kunjin seroconversion from the bleed taken on 12/Feb/2014.

17/Feb/2014: Both sites continue to trap 'very high' mosquito numbers. Hanwood yielded 1,054 mosquitoes, with 724 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box collected 1,408, dominated by 1,161 Culex annulirostris.

14/Feb/2014: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 15/Jan, 21/Jan, 29/Jan or 4/Feb/2014.

12/Feb/2014: Mosquito numbers were 'very high' from both sites. Hanwood trapped 1,078, with 891 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box yielded 2,709 dominated by 2,297 Culex annulirostris.

12/Feb/2014: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 19/Dec/13 or 7/Jan/2014.

3/Feb/2014: Mosquitoes were well down with the cooler wet weather, yet 'high' from both sites. Hanwood trapped 174 mosquitoes and included 123 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box yielded 152, with 114 Culex annulirostris.

28/Jan/2014: 'Very high' mosquito numbers continue to be trapped at both sites. Hanwood collected 1,518 and included 1,422 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box yielded 2,355 mosquitoes, which included 1,911 Culex annulirostris.

28/Jan/2014: There was one isolate of Stratford virus from Culex annulirostris trapped at Hanwood on 14/Jan/2014.

20/Jan/2014: 'Very high' mosquito numbers were trapped at both sites. Hanwood collected 1,438 and included 356 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box yielded 6,734 mosquitoes, which included 5,703 Culex annulirostris.

14/Jan/2014: Hanwood produced a 'high' catch of 627 mosquitoes, dominated by 575 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box yielded 'very high' mosquito numbers (3,664), with 2,506 Culex annulirostris.

13/Jan/2014: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleed taken on 11/Dec/2013.

7/Jan/2014: Hanwood produced a 'high' catch of 925 mosquitoes, dominated by 555 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box yielded 'low' numbers.

2/Jan/2014: There were no seroconversions to either MVEV or KUNV from the bleeds taken on 7/Nov, 10/Nov, 13/Nov, 27/Nov or 3/Dec/2013.

17/Dec/2013: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. Hanwood yielded 127, with 92 Culex annulirostris. Barren Box yielded 535 mosquitoes, with 448 Culex annulirostris.

10/Dec/2013: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from Hanwood, while Barren Box yielded a 'high' catch of 397, which included 378 Culex annulirostris.

2/Dec/2013: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from Hanwood, while Barren Box yielded a 'medium' catch of 98, which included 45 Culex annulirostris.

26/Nov/2013: Mosquito numbers were 'medium' from Hanwood with 22 Anopheles annulipes. Barren Box yielded a 'high' catch of 108, which included 94 Culex annulirostris.

18/Nov/2013: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from Hanwood, while Barren Box yielded a 'medium' catch of 80, which included 31 Culex annulirostris.

12/Nov/2013: Both sites trapped 'high' mosquito numbers. Hanwood yielded a catch of 158, with 81 Culex australicus. Barren Box trapped 121 mosquitoes, including 67 Culex australicus.

5/Nov/2013: Mosquito numbers were 'low' from Hanwood, while Barren Box yielded a 'high' catch of 145, which included 70 Culex annulirostris.

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