Sydney University Department of Medical Entomology Westmead Hospital
Publications - since 1990
Mosquitoes -
Arboviruses
Mosquitoes - Dog
Heartworm
Mosquitoes - Ecology
Mosquitoes -
Microsporidia
Mosquitoes -
Taxonomy
Mosquitoes - Vector
Competence
Other Medical
Entomology
Techniques Ticks and tick-borne
diseases

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Mosquitoes - Arboviruses

RUSSELL, R.C. (1998). Arboviruses in Australia - the current scene and implications of climate change for human health. International Journal for Parasitology, 28: 955-969.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1998). Vectors vs Humans in Australia - Who is on top down under? (An update on vector-borne disease and research on vector in Australia). Journal of Vector Ecology 23 : 1-46.

Hueston, L., Yund, A., Cope, S., Monteville, M., Marchetti, M., HANIOTIS, J., CLANCY, J., DOGGETT, S., RUSSELL, R., Dwyer, D. and Parker, G. (1997). Ross River virus in a joint military exercise. Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 21: 193.

RUSSELL, R.C., CLOONAN, M.J., DOGGETT, S.L., CLANCY, J., HANIOTIS, J., WELLS, P., Fennell, M., Cunningham, A., Hueston, L. and Marchetti, M. (1997). Surveillance of arboviruses and vectors in NSW, 1993-1996. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7: 228-234.

RUSSELL, R.C., DOGGETT, S.L., CLANCY, J., HANIOTIS, J. and CLOONAN, M.J. (1997). Mosquitoes and Barmah Forest virus: the 1995 epidemic in NSW. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7: 235-239.

DOGGETT, S., RUSSELL, R., CLOONAN, M., CLANCY, J. and HANIOTIS, J. (1996). Surveillance for arboviruses in mosquitoes in New South Wales, Australia, 1995-96. Arthropod-Borne Virus Information Exchange, June 1996: 31-32.

DOGGETT, S., RUSSELL, R., CLOONAN, M., CLANCY, J. and HANIOTIS, J. (1995). Arbovirus and mosquito activity on the south coast of New South Wales, 1994-95. Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 19: 473-475.

DOGGETT, S., RUSSELL, R., CLOONAN, M., CLANCY, J. and HANIOTIS, J. (1995). Arbovirus and mosquito activity on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia 1994/95. Arthropod-Borne Virus Information Exchange, December 1995: 29-32.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1995). Arboviruses and their vectors in Australia: an update on the ecology and epidemiology of some mosquito-borne arboviruses. Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 83: 141-158.

RUSSELL, R., CLOONAN, M., DOGGETT, S., CLANCY, J., HANIOTIS, J., WELLS, P. and Fennell, M. (1995). Surveillance for arboviruses in mosquitoes in New South Wales, Australia, 1991/92-1994/95. Arthropod-Borne Virus Information Exchange, June 1995: 33-36.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1994). Ross River virus: disease trends and vector ecology in Australia. Bulletin of the Society for Vector Ecology, 19: 73-81.

Mackenzie, J.S. et al. (including RUSSELL, R.C.) (1993). Diagnosis and reporting of arbovirus infections in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 17 (10): 202-206.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1993). Mosquitoes and Mosquito-Borne Disease in Southeastern Australia. Revised edition. Published by the Department of Medical Entomology, Westmead Hospital. xii + 310pp.

Mackenzie, J.S., Broom, A.K., Calisher, C.H., CLOONAN, M.J., Cunningham, A.L., Gibson, C.A., Hueston, L., Lindsay, M.D., Marshall, I.D., Phillips, D.A., RUSSELL, R.C., Sheridan, J., Smith, D.W., Smythe, L., Vitarana, T. and Worswick, D. (1992). Diagnosis and reporting of arbovirus infections in Australia. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 6: 89-93.

McManus, T.J., RUSSELL, R.C., WELLS, P.J., CLANCY, J.G., Fennell, M. and CLOONAN, M.J. (1992). Further studies on the epidemiology and effects of Ross River virus in Tasmania. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 6: 68-72.

RUSSELL, R.C., WELLS, P.J., CLANCY, J.G., Naim, H.N., Marchetti, M., Fennell, M., Hueston, L., CLOONAN, M.J., Hawkes, R.A. and Cunningham, A.L. (1992). The surveillance of arbovirus activity in N.S.W. 1989-1992. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 6: 76-80.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1991). Arbovirus surveillance, New South Wales, 1989-91. Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 15 (14): 229-32.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1991). Arbovirus surveillance in N.S.W., Australia, 1989-91. Arthropod-Borne Virus Information Exchange, December 1991: 40-44.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1991). Arbovirus activity in southeastern Australia. in Bulletin of the Society for Vector Ecology, 16 : 222-26. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Vector Ecology, 10-14 November, 1990, Mesa, Arizona, USA.

RUSSELL, R.C., CLOONAN, M.J., WELLS, P.J. and Vale, T.G. (1991). Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) and arbovirus activity on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia, in 1985- 1988. Journal of Medical Entomology, 28: 796-804.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1990). Arbovirus/vector monitoring in N.S.W., Australia; 1988/89, 1989/90. Arthropod-Borne Virus Information Exchange, December 1990: 41-42.

 

Mosquitoes - Dog Heartworm

RUSSELL, R.C. and GEARY, M.J. (1997). Which mosquitoes are the "best" vectors of dog heartworm? Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7: 243-246.

RUSSELL, R.C. and GEARY, M.J. (1996). The influence of microfilarial density of dog heartworm Dirofilaria immitis on infection rate and survival of Aedes notoscriptus and Culex annulirostris from Australia. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 10: 29-34.

Russell, R.C. and GEARY, M.J. (1992). The susceptibility of the mosquitoes Aedes notoscriptus and Culex annulirostris to infection with dog heartworm Dirofilaria immitis and their vector efficiency. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 6: 154-58.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1990). The relative importance of various mosquitoes for the transmission and control of dog heartworm in south-eastern Australia. Australian Veterinary Journal, 67: 191-192.

 

Mosquitoes - Ecology

RUSSELL, R.C. and Kuginis, L. (1998). ‘Mosquito risk assessment and management.’ Pp 181-191 in: ‘The Constructed Wetlands Manual’. Department of Land and Water Conservation, Sydney. Orbital Offset Press. 424pp.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1998). Constructed wetlands and mosquitoes: health hazards and management options - an Australian perspective. Ecological Engineering (in press).

Gislason, G.M. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1997) Oviposition sites of the saltmarsh mosquito Aedes vigilax (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae) at Homebush Bay, Sydney, NSW - a preliminary investigation. Australian Journal of Entomology, 36: 97-100.

WEBB, C. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1997). Investigation of the mosquito fauna and larval habitats of the saline wetlands at the Olympic site, Homebush Bay, Sydney. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7: 308-310.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1997). Coastal development: Constructed wetlands and mosquito management. 7th Annual New South Wales Coastal Conference, Ballina, N.S.W., 12-14th November 1997: 144-151.

WILLEMS, K. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1997). Freshwater mosquito control for the 2000 Olympics. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7: 357-358.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1996). Mosquitoes and wastewater wetlands - enhancing natural cycles of zoonotic diseases? Pp 68-80 in Workshop on "Wetland Systems for Wastewater Treatment", 25 September 1996, Murdoch University, Perth, WA.

RUSSELL, R.C. and Brust, R.A. (1996). Snow-melt alpine mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in New South Wales. Australian Journal of Entomology, 35: 113-114.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1995). Artificial wetlands and the mosquito/disease threat in southeastern Australia. in B.H.Kay (Ed.) Water resources: health, environment and development. Proceedings of conference, 26-28 April 1995, Townsville, Qld.

RUSSELL, R.C. and Kuginis, L. (1995). Constructed wetlands and mosquitoes - some problems and some solutions. Pp 213-224 in Proceedings of the National Conference on 'Wetlands For Water Quality Control'. 25-29 September 1995, Townsville, Qld.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1994). Wetlands and mosquitoes - the pest and disease threats. Pp 45-51 in "Practical Aspects of Constructed Wetlands", Proceedings of a Workshop at Shortland Wetland Centre, Newcastle West. N.S.W. Department of Water Resources, June 1994, Newcastle, Australia.

CLANCY, J.G. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1992). Further investigations into the influence of temperature on populations of Culex annulirostris Skuse (Diptera: Culicidae) in New South Wales. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 6: 5-10.

RUSSELL, R.C., Vale, T.G., WELLS, P.J. and CLOONAN, M.J. (1992). Monthly periodicity and abundance of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) near Batemans Bay on the south coast of New South Wales, 1985-1988. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 31: 281-88.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1990). Salt-marsh mosquitoes on the south coast of N.S.W. Bulletin of the Mosquito Control Association of Australia, 2: 6-11.

 

Mosquitoes - Microsporidia

DOGGETT, S.L. (1997). Microsporidia biocontrol of mosquitoes. Another public health risk? Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7:72-74.

 

Mosquitoes - Taxonomy

CLANCY, J.G. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1997). The "other" mosquitoes of New South Wales. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7: 41-46.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1996). A Colour Photo Atlas of Mosquitoes of Southeastern Australia. Published by the Department of Medical Entomology, Westmead Hospital and the University of Sydney. 194pp

Linley, J.R., GEARY, M.J. and RUSSELL R.C. (1992). The eggs of Aedes australis and Aedes camptorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae). Mosquito Systematics, 24: 29-39.

Linley, J.R., GEARY, M.J. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1992). The eggs of Aedes vigilax and Aedes vittiger (Diptera: Culicidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 94 : 48-58.

Linley, J.R., GEARY, M.J. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1991). The eggs of Aedes funereus, Aedes notoscriptus and Aedes alternans (Diptera: Culicidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 93: 592-612.

Linley, J.R., GEARY, M.J. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1991). The eggs of Aedes (Finlaya) alboannulatus and Aedes (Finlaya) rubrithorax (Diptera: Culicidae). Mosquito Systematics, 23: 132-143.

Linley, J.R., GEARY, M.J. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1991). Fine structure of the eggs of Aedes (Ochlerotatus) theobaldi, Ae. (Och.) sagax and Ae. (Och.) procax (Diptera: Culicidae). Mosquito Systematics, 23: 144-59.

 

Mosquitoes - Vector Competence for Arboviruses

DOGGETT, S.L. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1997). Aedes notoscriptus can transmit inland and coastal isolates of Ross River and Barmah Forest virus from NSW! Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7: 79-81.

WELLS, P., MIKUNDA, A., DOGGETT, S.L., CLOONAN, M.J., RUSSELL, R.C., Weir, R.C., Marshall, I.D. and Dalgarno, L. (1997). Studies of the infectivity of selected strains of Ross River virus in Aedes vigilax and Culex annulirostris mosquitoes collected at coastal and inland sites of New South Wales. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7: 322-325.

WELLS, P.J., RUSSELL, R.C., CLOONAN, M.J., Hueston, L. and GEARY, M.J. (1994). Virus infection and vector competence of Aedes alternans (Westwood) (Diptera: Culicidae) for Ross River virus. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 33: 373-375.

WELLS, P.J., RUSSELL, R.C. and CLOONAN, M.J. (1992). Investigating vector competence of Culex annulirostris and Aedes vigilax for Ross River virus and other alpha- and bunyaviruses. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 6: 10-14.

WELLS, P.J., RUSSELL, R.C., CLOONAN, M.J., Hueston, L. and GEARY, M.J. (1992). Vector competence of Aedes alternans for Ross River virus. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 6: 320.

 

Other Medical Entomology

DOGGETT, S.L. (1996). Bities of the bush. Australiasian Mountain Bike, Dec-Jan: 69-75.

Scholz, A., RUSSELL R. and GEARY, M. (1993). Investigation of caterpillar dermatitis in school children. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 4 (6): 65-66.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1993). Vector-borne diseases and their control. in B.P.Mulhall and G.V.Brown (Editors), 'Tropical Health'. Medical Journal of Australia, 158: 681-690.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1993). Requirements and problems for control of some arthropod pests of medical importance in urban Australia. Pp 113-116 in Proceedings International Conference on Insect Pests in the Urban Environment, 30 June - 3rd July 1993, Cambridge, U.K.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1991). Scrub itch - bites in the bush. National Parks Journal, 35 (4): 16- 17.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1991). Introduced vector borne diseases in the Pacific. in Micronesica Supplement 3: 33-39. The Proceedings of the Pacific Science Association Scientific Committee for Entomology Workshop on Exotic Pests in the Pacific - Problems and Solutions'. May 31- June 1, 1990, Guam.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1991). Requirements and procedures for aircraft disinsection in the Asia-Pacific region. Pp 266-70, in Proceedings of the First Asia-Pacific Conference of Entomology, November 8-13 1989, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

 

Techniques

DOGGETT, S.L., Koevski, I., HANIOTIS, J. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1997). "MOSAVEX": a mechanical device to grind mosquitoes for arbovirus detection. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7: 75-78.

HANIOTIS, J., DOGGETT, S.L., CLOONAN, M.J. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1997). A quality control procedure for a fixed-cell ELISA. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 7: 88-91.

WELLS, P.J., CLOONAN, M.J. and RUSSELL, R.C. (1994). A pump system for collecting mosquito larvae from shallow ground pools (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 33: 16.

WELLS, P.J., Vale, T.G., RUSSELL, R.C. and CLOONAN, M.J. (1994). Comparison of a pledget technique with other methods for bloodfeeding mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) for virus studies. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 33: 211-212.

 

Ticks and tick-borne diseases

DOGGETT, S.L. (1997). Ticks. Nature Australia, Autumn: 40-47.

DOGGETT, S.L. (1997). Ticks and tick-borne diseases. Symposium on Insects and Human Health in Australia, pg 26-29.

Grattan-Smith, P.J., Morris, J.G., Johnston, H.M., Yiannikas, Y., Malik, R., RUSSELL, R.C. and Ouvrier, R.A. (1997). Clinical and neurophysiological features of tick paralysis. Brain, 120: (in press).

DOGGETT, S., RUSSELL, R., Lawrence, R. and Dickeson, D. (1995). Lyme disease. Inoculum, 4: 1-4.

DOGGETT, S.L., Russell, R.C., Munro, R., Dickeson, D., Ellis, J. Avery, D., Hunt, C.L., Simmonds, J. and Trivett, N. (1994). Lyme disease - the search for the causative agent in southeastern Australia. Arbovirus Research in Australia. Arbovirus Research in Australia, 6: 313-315.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1995). ?Lyme disease in Australia - still to be proven! Emerging Infectious Diseases, 1: 29-31.

RUSSELL, R.C. and DOGGETT, S.L. (1995). Ticks and human disease in Australia - an update. in L.B.Coons (Ed.) Proceedings Second International Conference on Tick-borne Pathogens at the Host-Vector Interface, 28 August - 1 Sept, 1995, Kruger National Park, South Africa

RUSSELL, R.C., DOGGETT, S.L., Munro, R., Dickeson, D.J., Ellis, J., Avery, D. and Hunt, C. (1994). Lyme disease in Australia - reasonable doubt? Pp 212-215. in R.Cevenini, V.Sambri and M.LaPlaca (Eds). Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Lyme Borreliosis, 19-22 June 1994, Bologna, Italy.

RUSSELL, R.C., DOGGETT, S.L., Munro, R., Ellis, J., Avery, D., Hunt, C., and Dickeson, D. (1994). Lyme disease: A search for a causative agent in ticks in southeastern Australia. Epidemiology and Infection, 112: 375-384.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1993). The search for Lyme borrelia in Australia. Chinese Journal of Pest Control, 9: 242-247.

RUSSELL, R.C. (1993). The search for Lyme borrelia in Australia. Chinese Journal of Pest Control. 9: 242-247. Proceedings of the International Vector Ecology Conference, 14 July 1992, Hainan, China.

RUSSELL, R.C., DOGGETT, S.L. and Munro, R. (1993). Tick ecology and the search for a possible Lyme disease spirochaete in southeastern Australia. Bulletin of the Society for Vector Ecology, 18: 77-84.

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