The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District urged local residents to take extra precautions against mosquitoes when participating in outdoor activities.
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GLACVCD stands for Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (prevents and controls pests and pest-borne diseases)
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This year, we're definitely seeing more activity in the Los Angeles Basin and we're seeing it a little bit wider spread out," said Susanne Kluh, scientific technical services director for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.
In May, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District received 288 requests for service, up from 145 in May 2007.
``We have seen a trend of slight increase in West Nile viral activity toward the end of the summer, in the months of September and October,'' said Truc Dever, spokeswoman for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.
1, there were seven samples of mosquitoes found in the San Fernando Valley that tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.
The announcement was made after the virus was detected in four samples collected in the 91436 ZIP code by the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.
Mosquito samples carrying the virus were discovered along the South Fork of the Santa Clara River, between the bike path and San Fernando Road, according to city officials and the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.
``We're not discouraging people from actually using the recreation areas,'' said Stephanie Heintz, spokeswoman for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.