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Risk assessment for the establishment of West Nile virus in New Zealand

E. B. Spurr

Risk assessment for the establishment of West Nile virus in New Zealand

by E. B. Spurr

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Published by Manaaki Whenua Press, Landcare Research in Lincoln, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • West Nile fever -- New Zealand -- Prevention.,
    • West Nile virus -- New Zealand -- Prevention.,
    • Risk assessment -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 16-20).

      StatementEric B. Spurr & Graham R. Sandlant.
      SeriesLandcare Research science series,, no. 25, Landcare Research science series ;, no. 25.
      ContributionsSandlant, Graham R., Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.W47 S68 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p. ;
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3377826M
      ISBN 100478093616
      LC Control Number2004478600
      OCLC/WorldCa60188423

        If you are infected with West Nile virus, you may have a higher risk of developing severe illness if you: Are over 60 years of age. Have certain medical conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, hypertension, or kidney disease. cases of West Nile virus disease were reported in to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Nearly half of the reported cases of people infected with West Nile virus were neuroinvasive— that is, affecting the brain or causing neurologic dysfunction. 3. Mosquitoes acquire the virus by biting.

      West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that can be transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. The main species that carries WNV in Saskatchewan is Culex tarsalis. Regardless of the West Nile virus risk level for your area, remember there is always some risk of WNV transmission except after a wide-spread hard frost. risk followed by mode (a) (~2 infected mosquitoes/year) and mode (b) ( infected mosquitoes/year) Conclusions: Migratory birds and mosquitoes via air are imminent threats for virus introduction. Impending co-circulation of West Nile virus and four strains .

        West Nile virus normally infects birds, and is carried between them by mosquitoes. In temperate regions, the number of infected birds rises steadily after mosquitoes become active in spring.   The mayor of Dallas, Texas, just declared an emergency, after 10 confirmed deaths in his city were attributed to West Nile, and the Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed


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Risk assessment for the establishment of West Nile virus in New Zealand by E. B. Spurr Download PDF EPUB FB2

West Nile virus (WNV) has become a major public health concern in North America sincewhen the first outbreak in the Western Hemisphere occurred in New York City, causing 62 cases of human encephalitis and 7 deaths [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ].The initial outbreak in New York City is thought to have affected % of the population (Hubalek ).Cited by: TECHNICAL REPORT West Nile virus risk assessment tool TECHNICAL REPORT West Nile virus risk assessment tool iii Contents For this reason there is a need to reassess the risk on a regular basis in response to new evidence on the ecology of WNV in Europe as it.

For more information download the report Risk Assessment for the Establishment of West Nile Virus in New Zealand in PDF format. Avian and Lizard Malaria Malarial parasites (Plasmodium) have a complex life cycle in which they alternate between vertebrate and insect hosts.

The main objective of this tool is to assist countries in determining the risk of West Nile virus human transmission in their territory.

It is beyond the scope of this tool, and the mandate of ECDC, to detail response actions to be taken by Member States or provide clinical guidance. West Nile Virus and Tropical Arbovirus. There is increasing awareness of the risks associated with the transmission of mosquito borne viruses (arboviruses) via blood transfusions.

While the mosquitoes that carry these viruses are not present in New Zealand, the risk of acquiring the infection is linked to being bitten while travelling overseas.

West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne enveloped positive-strand RNA virus that emerged in North America in in New York City. Over the past 15 years, WNV has become established throughout the USA and has spread into Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

CDC reports indicate >41, clinical cases, including more than 1, by: A human health risk assessment of West Nile Virus and insecticides used in mosquito management. Environmental Health Perspectives (3): (PDF). HAIRS risk assessment: West Nile virus Ref: PHE publications gateway number: PDF, KB, 16 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.

Ten years have passed since the publication of the 3rd edition of “West Nile virus in the United States: Guidelines for surveillance prevention and control”. At that time, only 4 years since West Nile virus (WNV) was first detected in New York City, the virus had already established itself acrossFile Size: 1MB.

wetland organisms. Our risk measure has broad applica-bility to other regions and diseases and can be adapted for use as a predictive tool of future human WNV infections. Since its first appearance in North America inWest Nile virus (WNV) has spread across the continent and into Central America.

It has infected >17, persons. West Nile virus linked to risk of shorter life span Date: Novem Source: Burness Summary: West Nile virus may be much more deadly than. West Nile virus is now endemic throughout the contiguous United States, w human neuroinvasive disease cases and deaths reported since.

West Nile virus represents a new threat to these birds (Kilpatrick et al. ; LaPointe et al. ), but so far this mosquito-borne virus has been limited to continental North America. While.

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Risk assessments for exposure of deployed military personnel to insecticides and protective measures used for disease-vector management. Source: Journal of Environmental Health, Part A. Lead Author: Macedo, P.A. A human health risk assessment for West Nile virus and insecticides used in mosquito Management.

West Nile Virus Risk Assessment and the Bridge Vector Paradigm. in New York State during the periodtotaling ≈7, trap-nights andmosquitoes. Risk of Mosquito. Emerging Infectious Diseases. ;11(3) One strength of our Risk measure is that it can be applied to other locations and at other scales simply by applying the risk equation to data.

In the northeast United States, control of West Nile virus (WNV) vectors has been unfocused because of a lack of accurate knowledge about the roles different mosquitoes play in WNV transmission.

We analyzed the risk posed by 10 species of mosquitoes for transmitting WNV to humans by using a novel risk-assessment measure that combines information on the abundance, infection prevalence, vector.

Running Title: West Nile Virus and Mosquito Insecticide Risks Article Descriptor: Risk Assessment Key Words: pyrethroids, organophosphates, mosquito control, comparative risk assessment, risk analysis, pesticide exposure, vector-borne disease Acknowledgments: We thank the anonymous authors of the New York City Environmental Impact Statement, whose assessment made it possible for us to not.

(Medical Xpress)—Since its introduction to the U.S. inWest Nile virus has spread rapidly across North America, threatening wildlife populations and posing a. West Nile Virus & Other Mosquito-borne Infections Emily Zielinski-Gutiérrez, DrPH W est Nile virus (WNV) can cause serious and sometimes fatal illness.

This virus has been documented in the USA since and is most often spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. InWNV. From and onwards, for the surveillance of WNV in Central Macedonia, two major networks were established by Ecodevelopment in collaboration with the Hellenic CDC, the region of Central Macedonia and four specialized laboratories: 1) A network of 60 CO 2-traps for adult mosquitoes at fixed sites monitored biweekly for 4 months every of Culex spp.

are forwarded Cited by: 4. Aug. 22, -- The West Nile virus outbreak is spreading, threatening to make this the worst year ever in the U.S., with 47 deaths now reported.