Resource Index

The John W. Hock Company strives to provide you with the right tools and resources for insect sampling and collection. If there are additional ways that we can help your scientific research or control efforts, please let us know.

Disease and Surveillance Resources

  • Zika Virus: Click here for information on the background of Zika virus in the Americas and for recommended traps and aspirators.
  • West Nile Virus and Mosquito-Borne Encephalitis: Click here for references on Vector Surveillance and specific sampling techniques useful in collecting Culex and Aedes adults.
  • Dengue: Click here for references on sampling and research related to Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF).  
  • Immature Mosquito Surveillance:  Routine surveys for larval mosquitoes should be an ongoing function of every mosquito control agency but the importance of larval surveillance is often overlooked. This paper discusses the advantages of larval surveillance and the methodology for sampling as well as data management.  Basic guidelines are presented to help establish the minimum standards required in the development of a larval surveillance program.

Product Resources

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): Click here to get answers to many of your questions about our traps and how to use them.
  • Manuals, Instructions, & MSDS: Click here for manuals, special instructions and field guides for use with our products.
  • Battery Tutorials: Click here for tutorials on batteries, battery chargers, charging, run times, and deep discharge.