New Jersey DOH vector-borne surveillance report, week 44

Official Message No.:111573-11-10-2022-PHUP
Contact Info: Mervin Keith |
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Please find attached the NJDOH vector-borne surveillance report for week 44.

Report highlights:
  • This is the final week of mosquito testing for the season. If there are no additional arbovirus-positive results or other notable activity, this will be the final weekly surveillance report. An annual summary report will be posted in December/January.
  • There are 17 West Nile Virus (WNV) human cases (11 neuroinvasive) in 2022 from Bergen (3), Burlington (1), Camden (3), Middlesex (1), Monmouth (4), Morris (1), Ocean (2), & Union (2) counties. 1 presumptive viremic blood donor was detected in Middlesex County.
  • No pools have been submitted for testing in Week 44. There have been 607 WNV positive pools this year.
  • The number of tick-related ED visits continued to increase this week, consistent with the emergence of adult deer ticks, and are significantly above the 5-year average.

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