Rainfall and vector mosquito numbers as risk indicators for mosquito-borne disease in central Australia.

@article{Whelan2003RainfallAV,
  title={Rainfall and vector mosquito numbers as risk indicators for mosquito-borne disease in central Australia.},
  author={Peter I. Whelan and Susan P Jacups and Lorna Melville and Annette K. Broom and Bart J Currie and Vicki L Krause and Brett Brogan and F. C. T. Smith and Philippe Porigneaux},
  journal={Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report},
  year={2003},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          110-6
        }
}
There have been 5 confirmed cases of Murray Valley encephalitis virus (MVE) infection in the Alice Springs region during the high rainfall years of 1999/00 and 2000/01, compared with one case in the preceding 9 years. There also appeared to be an increased prevalence of Ross River virus (RR) infection in the Alice Springs and Tennant Creek regions associated with high rainfall. This paper presents an analysis of summer rainfall from 1990/91 to 2000/01, numbers of seroconversion of sentinel… CONTINUE READING

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