A year of mosquito monitoring at Robertson Barracks and the nearby Millner Swamp, Northern Territory Australia

Donald Franklin, Lubomir Bisevac, Peter I Whelan

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    Large numbers of military personnel are basedin northern Australia, generating risks to themfrom endemic tropical mosquito-borne diseases. In addition, posting of the military to TimorLeste and other overseas locations poses a risk that mosquito-borne disease, notably malaria and dengue fever, will be imported back to Australia, a potential problem both for thosepersonnel and the wider community. RobertsonBarracks, near Palmerston in the Northern Territory (NT), lies adjacent to a seasonal freshwater wetland and 1.5 km from the seasonal fresh, brackish and saline habitats ofMillner Swamp, and its mosquito incidence isconsequently an issue of concern. 
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages8
    Specialist publicationThe Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin
    PublisherCentre for Disease Control
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011


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