Richard C Russell

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ross River virus: ecology and distribution
    Richard C Russell
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Annu Rev Entomol 47:1-31. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Arboviruses associated with human disease in Australia
    R C Russell
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, NSW 2145, Westmead, Australia
    Microbes Infect 2:1693-704. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Dengue and climate change in Australia: predictions for the future should incorporate knowledge from the past
    Richard C Russell
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:265-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of three Australian mosquitoes, Verrallina carmenti, Verraullina lineata, and Mansonia septempunctata (Diptera: Culicidae), for Ross River virus
    Cameron E Webb
    Department of Medical Entomology, ICPMR and University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Med Entomol 45:737-40. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Tadpoles of four common Australian frogs are not effective predators of the common pest and vector mosquito Culex annulirostris
    Karen J Willems
    University of Sydney, Department of Medical Entomology, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:492-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A review of the status and significance of the species within the Culex pipiens group in Australia
    Richard C Russell
    University of Sydney, Department of Medical Entomology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 28:24-7. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Does the monomolecular film aquatain mosquito formula provide effective control of container-breeding mosquitoes in Australia?
    Cameron E Webb
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 28:53-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Advice to travelers on topical insect repellent use against dengue mosquitoes in Far North Queensland, Australia
    Cameron E Webb
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Travel Med 18:282-3. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Is the expression of autogeny by Culex molestus Forskal (Diptera: Culicidae) influenced by larval nutrition or by adult mating, sugar feeding, or blood feeding?
    Nur Faeza A Kassim
    Department of Medical Entomology, The University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, 2145 Australia
    J Vector Ecol 37:162-71. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Is the extract from the plant catmint (Nepeta cataria) repellent to mosquitoes in Australia?
    Cameron E Webb
    University of Sydney and Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Department of Medical Entomology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 23:351-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Ross River virus: ecology and distribution
    Richard C Russell
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Annu Rev Entomol 47:1-31. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Arboviruses associated with human disease in Australia
    R C Russell
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, NSW 2145, Westmead, Australia
    Microbes Infect 2:1693-704. 2000
    ..The flaviviruses Murray Valley encephalitis, Kunjin and Japanese encephalitis virus are restricted in distribution and activity but may cause life-threatening illness, and dengue viruses are active in some areas...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dengue and climate change in Australia: predictions for the future should incorporate knowledge from the past
    Richard C Russell
    University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:265-8. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Vector competence of three Australian mosquitoes, Verrallina carmenti, Verraullina lineata, and Mansonia septempunctata (Diptera: Culicidae), for Ross River virus
    Cameron E Webb
    Department of Medical Entomology, ICPMR and University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Med Entomol 45:737-40. 2008
    ..lineata exposed to high titer virus. These results indicated that the three mosquito species have the potential to contribute to local transmission cycles...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tadpoles of four common Australian frogs are not effective predators of the common pest and vector mosquito Culex annulirostris
    Karen J Willems
    University of Sydney, Department of Medical Entomology, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:492-4. 2005
    ..which may have been the result of specific foraging behavior. Results indicate that Litoria spp. tadpoles may have a minor impact on mosquito populations, but they are unlikely to be useful biological control agents in Australia...
  6. ncbi request reprint A review of the status and significance of the species within the Culex pipiens group in Australia
    Richard C Russell
    University of Sydney, Department of Medical Entomology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 28:24-7. 2012
    ..This paper provides an overview of the taxonomic and biologic knowledge of these species, and their public health significance as vectors of arboviruses in Australia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Does the monomolecular film aquatain mosquito formula provide effective control of container-breeding mosquitoes in Australia?
    Cameron E Webb
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 28:53-8. 2012
    ..Egg rafts, larvae, and pupae were not detected in treatment tubs until 5 wk postapplication. The results indicate that AMF holds great potential for mosquito control in backyard habitats...
  8. doi request reprint Advice to travelers on topical insect repellent use against dengue mosquitoes in Far North Queensland, Australia
    Cameron E Webb
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Travel Med 18:282-3. 2011
    ..Recommendations on the use of registered products require review...
  9. doi request reprint Is the expression of autogeny by Culex molestus Forskal (Diptera: Culicidae) influenced by larval nutrition or by adult mating, sugar feeding, or blood feeding?
    Nur Faeza A Kassim
    Department of Medical Entomology, The University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, 2145 Australia
    J Vector Ecol 37:162-71. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Is the extract from the plant catmint (Nepeta cataria) repellent to mosquitoes in Australia?
    Cameron E Webb
    University of Sydney and Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Department of Medical Entomology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 23:351-4. 2007
    ..quinquefasciatus. Significant differences in the mean landing rates of the 4 mosquito species on untreated forearms highlighted the difficulties in comparing laboratory tests of repellents between species...
  11. ncbi request reprint A laboratory investigation of the mosquito control potential of the monomolecular film Aquatain mosquito formula against immature stages of Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus
    Cameron E Webb
    Department of Medical Entomology, Sydney West Area Health Service and The University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 25:106-9. 2009
    ..Nontarget impacts must be investigated before this product can be considered for natural wetlands...
  12. ncbi request reprint Barmah Forest virus serology; implications for diagnosis and public health action
    Patrick Cashman
    Health Protection, Hunter New England Population Health Unit, Hunter New England Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell 32:263-6. 2008
    ..Serological notifications of BFV alone should not prompt public health action such as public warning and targeted vector control in endemic areas...
  13. doi request reprint Insect repellents and sunscreen: implications for personal protection strategies against mosquito-borne disease
    Cameron E Webb
    Department of Medical Entomology, Westmead Hospital and The University of Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:485-90. 2009
    ..To determine the protection times provided by insect repellent and sunscreen in combined formulations against biting mosquitoes. To determine if concurrent use of repellent and sunscreen influenced protection times...
  14. pmc Bed bugs: clinical relevance and control options
    Stephen L Doggett
    Department of Medical Entomology, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Microbiol Rev 25:164-92. 2012
    ..For accommodation providers, risk management procedures should be implemented to reduce the potential of bed bug infestations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Aedes aegypti (L.) and Aedes polynesiensis Marks (Diptera: Culicidae) in Moorea, French Polynesia: a study of adult population structures and pathogen (Wuchereria bancrofti and Dirofilaria immitis) infection rates to indicate regional and seasonal epidemi
    Richard C Russell
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney and ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Australia
    J Med Entomol 42:1045-56. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Encasing mattresses in black plastic will not provide thermal control of bed bugs, Cimex spp. (Hemiptera: Cimicidae)
    Stephen L Doggett
    Department of Medical Entomology, Institute for Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Econ Entomol 99:2132-5. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of mosquito predation by the fish Pseudomugil signifier Kner and Gambusia holbrooki (Girard) in laboratory trials
    Karen J Willems
    University of Sydney, Department of Medical Entomology, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Vector Ecol 30:87-90. 2005
    ..In simulated vegetation trials, P. signifer performed marginally better than G. holbrooki in medium to high density vegetation (0.3 stems/cm 2 and 0.6 stems/cm2, respectively)...
  18. ncbi request reprint The relative attractiveness of carbon dioxide and octenol in CDC- and EVS-type light traps for sampling the mosquitoes Aedes aegypti (L.), Aedes polynesiensis Marks, and Culex quinquefasciatus say in Moorea, French Polynesia
    Richard C Russell
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney and ICPMR, Westmead, Australia
    J Vector Ecol 29:309-14. 2004
    ..Only two other species were collected, Culex (Culex) roseni Belkin and Aedes (Aedimorphus) nocturnus (Theobald), the latter being a first record for the island of Moorea and for French Polynesia...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of definite caterpillar exposures
    Corrine R Balit
    NSW Poisons Information Centre, The Children s Hospital, Westmead, Corner Hawkesbury Rd and Hainsworth Street, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia
    Toxicon 42:657-62. 2003
    ..This is the first prospective study of caterpillar exposures within Australia and demonstrates that exposures can result in a variety of reactions depending on the family and species involved...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surveillance and behavioral investigations of Aedes aegypti and Aedes polynesiensis in Moorea, French Polynesia, using a sticky ovitrap
    Richard C Russell
    Department of Medical Entomology, University of Sydney and ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 20:370-5. 2004
    ..Overall, the sticky ovitrap proved an effective tool for investigating the oviposition behavior and dispersal of these container-breeding species...
  21. ncbi request reprint An adulticidal sticky ovitrap for sampling container-breeding mosquitoes
    Scott A Ritchie
    Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, PO Box 1103, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 19:235-42. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus--a dengue threat for southern Australia?
    Richard C Russell
    Medical Entomology, University of Sydney and ICPMR, Sydney, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 29:296-8. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Laboratory and field assessment of some kairomone blends for host-seeking Aedes aegypti
    Craig R Williams
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 22:641-7. 2006
    ..7% of collections. However, the effectiveness of the unbaited control trap indicated that the BG-Sentinel has visual attractive properties for Ae. aegypti and that the kairomone lures added little to trap performance in NQA...
  24. ncbi request reprint Antigenic and genetic typing of Whataroa viruses in Australia
    Suha M Saleh
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:262-7. 2004
    ..The monoclonal antibodies used in this study will be useful for typing new SINV and SINV-like isolates...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ross River virus and its vectors in Sorell Municipal Area, south-eastern Tasmania, January to March 2002
    Greg J Robertson
    Sorell Council, PO Box 126, Sorell TAS 7172
    Commun Dis Intell 28:261-6. 2004
    ..1, 3.0 and 11.1 per 1,000 Oc. camptorhynchus at Carlton River from mid-February to early March. The first isolation of RRV from mosquitoes coincided with the onset dates of the first human cases of RRV infection...
  26. pmc A curious coincidence: mosquito biodiversity and the limits of the Japanese encephalitis virus in Australasia
    Stephane Hemmerter
    Institute for the Biotechnology of Infectious Diseases, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:100. 2007
    ..annulirostris and that the identification of this diversity will shed light on the paradox that JEV can cycle on an island 70 km from mainland Australia while not establishing in Australia itself...
  27. ncbi request reprint Aedes aegypti population sampling using BG-Sentinel traps in north Queensland Australia: statistical considerations for trap deployment and sampling strategy
    Craig R Williams
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, P O Box 6811, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
    J Med Entomol 44:345-50. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Impact of a bifenthrin-treated lethal ovitrap on Aedes aegypti oviposition and mortality in north Queensland, Australia
    Craig R Williams
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, P O Box 6811, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
    J Med Entomol 44:256-62. 2007
    ..Given that untreated ovitraps were more acceptable for Ae. aegypti oviposition, the removal of alternative oviposition sites before deployment of LOs in the field should maximize their effectiveness...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical effects of exposure to the White-stemmed gum moth (Chelepteryx collesi)
    Corrine R Balit
    NSW Poisons Information Centre, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:74-81. 2004
    ..The clinical effects of injuries caused by its many spine-like hairs are poorly defined and concern about the numerous hairs that remain embedded following contact with the cocoon have led to heroic means of removal...
  30. ncbi request reprint First record of Aedes (Aedimorphus) vexans vexans (Meigen) in Australia
    Cheryl A Johansen
    Discipline of Microbiology, School of Biomedical and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:222-4. 2005
    ..vexans vexans for arboviruses prevalent in northern Western Australia, particularly the flaviviruses Murray Valley encephalitis and Kunjin, should be investigated...
  31. ncbi request reprint Optimizing ovitrap use for Aedes aegypti in Cairns, Queensland, Australia: effects of some abiotic factors on field efficacy
    Craig R Williams
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, PO Box 6811, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 22:635-40. 2006
    ..6 +/- 0.6), 6 (2.4 +/- 0.5), or 8 traps (4.8 +/- 1.3) could not be separated statistically, suggesting that 4 traps was the optimum number for routine deployment...