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Volume 11, Number 9—September 2005

West Nile Virus–infected Mosquitoes, Louisiana, 2002

Marvin S. Godsey*, Roger Nasci*, Harry M. Savage*, Stephen Aspen*, Raymond King*, Ann M. Powers*, Kristen Burkhalter*, Leah Colton*, Dawn Charnetzky*, Sarah Lasater*, Viki Taylor†, and Charles T. Palmisano†
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; †St. Tammany Parish Mosquito Abatement District, Slidell, Louisiana, USA

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Table 1

Trapping effort at West Nile virus (WNV) case-patient and non–case-patient residences, August 3–15, 2002

Parish Site* Case onset date Collection dates No. trap nights†
Light Gravid Other methods‡
St. Tammany A Jul 11 Aug 3–6 55 59
B Jul 13 Aug 3–6 59 51
C Jul 24 Aug 12–15 12 12 A
D Jul 29 Aug 12–15 8 8 A
E Aug 2 Aug 12–15 11 16 4 F, 4 D, A
F Aug 4 Aug 12–15 19 21
I Jul 28 Aug 12–15 12 12 A
J Aug 4 Aug 12–15 3 3
K Jul 29 Aug 13–15 6 6
g Not given Aug 13–15 9 15 3 F
l Not given Aug 14–15 2 2
m Not given Aug 14–15 4 4
Tangipahoa A Jul 11 Aug 7–10 54 59
B Jun 21 Aug 7–10 60 48

*Capital letters denote confirmed WNV neuroinvasive disease and WNV fever case sites; italicized lower case letters denote non-WNV case sites.
†Only night collections used for trap night calculations.
‡A, aspiration outside buildings; F, Fay-Prince trap; D, duplex cone. Numbers denote trap nights; aspiration times not recorded.

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