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Volume 23, Number 8—August 2017

West Nile Virus Outbreak in Houston and Harris County, Texas, USA, 2014

Diana Martinez, Kristy O. MurrayComments to Author , Martin Reyna, Raouf R. Arafat, Roberto Gorena, Umair A. Shah, and Mustapha Debboun
Author affiliations: Harris County Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA (D. Martinez, M. Reyna, R. Gorena, U.A. Shah, M. Debboun); Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston (K.O. Murray); Houston Health Department, Houston (R.R. Arafat)

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Table 2

WNV-confirmed mosquito pools collected from 4 different types of mosquito traps, Houston/Harris County, Texas, USA, 2014*

Trap type† Species No. traps Total no. pools Females pooled WNV SLE WNV MIR
CDC Gravid Trap Culex quinquefasciatus 3,971 5,025 192,441 716 0 3.72
CDC Miniature Light Trap Cx. quinquefasciatus 3,748 4,617 154,124 566 1 3.67
Biogents Sentinel Trap Cx. quinquefasciatus 926 54 680 3 0 4.41
CDC Gravid Trap Aedes albopictus 1,315 359 952 1 0 1.05

*WNV, West Nile virus; SLE, St. Louis encephalitis virus; MIR, minimum infection rate.
†CDC Gravid Trap and CDC Miniature Light Trap, John W. Hock Company, Gainesville, FL; Biogents Sentinel Trap, Biogents AG, Regensburg, Germany.

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