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Volume 7, Number 4—August 2001
West Nile Virus
West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus Isolates from Mosquitoes in New York and New Jersey, 1999

Roger S. Nasci*Comments to Author , Dennis J. White†, Helen Stirling‡, JoAnne Oliver†, Thomas J. Daniels§, Richard C. Falco§, Scott Campbell¶, Wayne J. Crans#, Harry M. Savage*, Robert S. Lanciotti*, Chester G. Moore*, Marvin S. Godsey*, Kristy L. Gottfried*, and Carl J. Mitchell*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; †New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, USA; ‡New York City Department of Health, New York City, New York, USA; §Louis Calder Center, Fordham University, Armonk, New York, USA; ¶Suffolk County Department of Health, Yaphank, New York, USA; #Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

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Table 3

West Nile virus-positive mosquito pools, New York and New Jersey, 1999

Collection Speciesa Speciesb
County date (morphologic identification) (molecular identification)
Queens, NY 9/12/99 Culex pipiens Cx. pipiens
9/13/99 Cx. pipiens Cx. pipiens
9/13/99 Cx. species Cx. pipiens/restuans
9/19/99 Cx. species Cx. pipiens
9/20/99 Cx. species Cx. pipiens
10/10/99 Cx. pipiens/restuans insufficient sample
Kings (Brooklyn), NY 9/12/99 Cx. species Cx. pipiens
9/15/99 Cx. species Cx. restuans/salinarius
Bronx, NY 9/12/99 Cx. species Cx. restuans/salinarius
Nassau, NY 9/29/99 Cx. pipiens Cx. pipiens
10/3/99 Cx. species Cx. pipiens/restuans/salinarius
10/10/99 Cx. pipiens/restuans Cx. pipiens/restuans/salinarius
Suffolk, NY 10/4/99 Cx. species Cx. restuans/salinarius
Westchester, NY 10/1/99 Cx. restuans Cx. restuans/salinarius
Hudson, NJ 9/28/99 Cx. pipiens insufficient sample

aSpecies identification by morphologic characteristics.
bSpecies identification by species-specific polymerase chain reaction primers.

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