Walker, Liz; Selvey, Linda; Jardine, Andrew; Johansen, Cheryl; Lindsay, Michael
Mosquito and virus surveillance systems are widely used in Western Australia (WA) to support public health
efforts to reduce mosquito-borne disease. However, these programs are costly to maintain on a long-term basis.
Therefore, we aimed to assess the validity of mosquito numbers and Ross River virus (RRV) isolates from surveillance trap
sites as predictors of human RRV cases in south-west WA between 2003 and 2014. Using negative binomial regression
modeling, mosquito surveillance was found...[Show more]
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