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Goutam Adak, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom
Health Impact of the Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis Phage Type 4 Epidemic

Salma Afifi, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3, Cairo, Egypt
Surveillance for Patients with Acute Febrile Illness in Egypt

Ole Alvseike, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Sesame-Seed Paste Caused an International Outbreak Due to Salmonella Typhimurium DT104—The Investigation in Norway

Andrea Ammon, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
Risk Factors for Lyme Borreliosis: A German Case-Control Study

Fred Anderson, Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment, Stillwater, NM
Outbreaks of Salmonellosis at Elementary Schools Associated with Dissection of Owl Pellets

Ray Arthur, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Laboratory Capacity

Update on the WHO Global Alert and Response Network

Deborah Asnis, Brooklyn, NY
West Nile Virus Infection


P. Bryon Backenson, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
Mapping of West Nile Virus Risk in the Northeast United States Using Multi-Temporal Meteorological Satellite Data

Rajiv Bahn, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Rotavirus Vaccines in Development

Michael Baker, ESR, Wellington, New Zealand
Outbreak Surveillance: An Important Tool for Controlling Communicable Diseases

Joanne Bartkus, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN
Antibiotic Susceptibility and the Mechanisms of Macrolide Resistance in Invasive Group B Streptococcus, Minnesota, 1998 and 2000

Barry Beatty, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Emerging Vectorborne Infections

Ermias Belay, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Impact of the BSE/vCJD Outbreak: U.S. Concerns for TSEs

Bradley Bender, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
HIV in the Older Patient

Thomas Bertrand, Rhode Island Department of Health, Providence, RI
Improving Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates for People 65+ in Rhode Island through Coalition Building Efforts

John Besser, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN
High Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistance in Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC); Minnesota 2000-2001

Carina Blackmore, Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, FL
West Nile Virus First Transmission Season in Florida, 2001—More Than 400 Horse Cases and 170 Chicken Seroconversions but Only Sporadic Human Disease

Gail A. Bolan, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA
Emerging and Reemerging STDs

David Bolton, New York State Institute for Basic Research, Staten Island, NY
The Agent: Prions as Emerging Infectious Particles

Christopher Bostock, Institute of Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom
Foot and Mouth Disease

C.R. Braden, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Microbiologic Testing to Identify Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli in HUS Patients: FoodNet 1997-2001

Corrie Brown, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
The Interface of Animal and Human Health


Johnny Callahan, Tetracore, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD
Rapid Screening and Identification of West Nile Virus in Captive and Wild Birds Using Non-Invasive Environmental Samples and a Portable TaqMan RT-PCR

Linda Canas, Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX
A DoD Global Influenza Surveillance Program

Gail Cassell, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN
Keynote Session

Prospects for New Antimicrobial Drug Development: Industry Perspective

Steven Castle, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Biology of Aging

Michael Catchpole, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom
CD Electronic Surveillance in the UK and EU

Martin Cetron, CDC, Atlanta, GA
The World and Its Moving Parts: An Overview

H.H. Chang, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
Postdiarrheal Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in New York State

L.A. Cole, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
Bioterrorism 2001: Lessons Learned

Guillermo Comach, Lardidev-Biomed, Universidad de Carabobo, Maracay, Venezuela
Re-introduction of Dengue 3 in Aragua, Venezuela: Clinical, Epidemiological and Laboratory Features of a New Outbreak

Joanne Cono, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Smallpox Vaccine and Vaccination Strategies

Jane Costa, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Ecological Niche Modeling and Differentiation of Populations of Triatoma Brasiliensis Neiva, 1911, the Most Important Chagas Disease Vector in Northeastern Brazil (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae)

Jon Counts, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Washington Clinical Laboratory Initiative—Assessment of Laboratory Practice

Donita Croft, Wisconsin Division of Public Health and CDC, Madison, WI
Randomized Trial of Day Care Staff Education to Improve Parent Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Appropriate Antibiotic Use

Theresa Cromeans, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Detection and Genetic Analysis of Swine Hepatitis E Virus in Farm Waste

A.B. Cronquist, CDC, Denver, CO
Multi-State Outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg Infections Associated with Green Grapes—Western States, 2001

John Crump, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Re-estimating the Global Burden of Typhoid Fever


François Dantoine, Epicentre, Paris, France
In vivo Sensitivity of Plasmodium falciparum to Chloroquine and Sulfadoxine/Pyrimethamine During an Outbreak of Malaria in Burundi, 2001

Debjani Das, New York Department of Health, New York, NY
Enhanced Emergency Department Surveillance System Following the World Trade Disaster—New York City, September 14 to October 10, 2001

Peter Daszak, Consortium for Conservation Medicine, Palisades, NY
The Emergence of Infectious Diseases Among Wildlife and the Origin of Human Zoonoses

Catherine Dentinger, CDC, Anchorage, AK
An Evaluation of an Educational Videotape to Prevent Botulism among Alaska Natives

Walter Dowdle, Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Atlanta, GA
Overview: Disease Eradication

Scott Dowell, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Protecting the Nation's Health in an Era of Globalization: CDC's Global Infectious Disease Strategy

Peter Drotman, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Behind the Scenes at the Emerging Infectious Disease Journal
Keynote Session

Zandra Duprey, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Emergence of Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis in Dogs in North America


Paul Effler, State of Hawaii Department of Health, Honolulu, HI
Dengue Fever Outbreak in Hawaii—2001

Andrea Ellis, Center for Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Public Health and Policy Implications of the Recent Large Drinking Water Outbreaks in Canada

Hammam El Sakka, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
The Emergence of Rift Valley Fever in the Arabian Peninsula, 2000

Mary Evans, Danish Veterinary Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Prevalence of Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp. Following the Discontinued Use of Antimicrobial Growth Promoters in Broilers and Swine in Denmark


Barry Farr, University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA
Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance

K.A. Feldman, CDC, Fort Collins, CO
Are Martha's Vineyard Landscapers at Increased Risk for Tularemia?Massachusetts, 2001

David Fidler, School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Global Health, Emerging Infectious Diseases, and International Regulations

Ian Fisher, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom
Real-time International Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance by the Enter-net Surveillance Network

Collette Fitzgerald, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Development and Evaluation of PCR-Based Diagnostics for Identification of Salmonella O Antigens Based on the rfb Locus

Carol Tucker Foreman, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, DC
Food Safety: Perceived Risk and Public Trust

Stanley Foster, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Clinical and Epidemiologic Features of Smallpox

Arthur Friedlander, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD
Anthrax Vaccines


Kathryn Gay, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Quinupristin/Dalfopristin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium Isolated from Human Stools, Retail Chicken, and Retail Pork: EIP Enterococci Project

Julie Gerberding, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Patient Safety: Applying Industrial Quality Models in Healthcare Settings to Improve Outcomes

Iain Gillespie, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom
The Acquisition of Ciprofloxacin Resistance in Travel-Associated and Home-Acquired Campylobacter jejuni Infection: A Case-Case Comparison

Carol Glaser, California Department of Health Services, Berkeley, CA
Clusters of Clinical Syndromes in Patients with Unexplained Encephalitis

Yves Goguet, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Tuberculosis Gene Deletion Typing, Not YATM ("Yet Another Typing Method")

Michael Gottlieb, Los Angeles, CA

C.M. Greene, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Rapid Adaptation of a Serologic Assay for the Bioterrorism-Related Anthrax Outbreak—October-December, 2001

Daniele Grondin, International Organization for Migration, Geneva, Switzerland
Global Migration and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Duane Gubler, CDC, Fort Collins, CO
Emerging Vectorborne Infections

Philippe Guerin, Epicentre, Paris, France
Shigella dysenteriae Serotype 1 in West Africa: Intervention Strategy for an Outbreak in Sierra Leone, 1999-2000

Marta Guerra, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Epidemiology of Raccoon and Skunk Rabies in the Eastern United States


Anne Haddix, School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Prevention Effectiveness

James Hadler, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, CT
Inhalation Anthrax of Unknown Source

Lucinda Hammond, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, CO
The Emergence of Serogroup Y Disease and the Epidemiology of Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Colorado, 1997-2001

Francois-Xavier Hanon, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Challenges in the Interpretation of Classical and Molecular Epidemiology Results; Two Calicivirus Outbreaks Due to Oysters, Denmark at New Year 2000

Peter L. Havens, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Clinical Management of Smallpox Patients

Dagmar Heim, Swiss Federal Veterinary Office, Bern-Liebefeld, Switzerland
The Reservoir: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and What's Been Done About It

Richard Hoffman, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO

A. Hoffmaster, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Importance of Bacillus anthracis Molecular Subtyping During the Recent Multi-State Bioterrorism-Associated Anthrax Outbreak in the United States

T.H. Holtz, New York City Department of Health, New York, NY
Inhalational Anthrax—New York City, October-November 2001

Paul Hoover, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
A Molecular Approach to the Epidemiology of Giardia duodenalis in a Peruvian Shantytown

V.P. Hsu, CDC, Atlanta, GA
An Anthrax Outbreak Averted: Public Health Response to a Contaminated Envelope on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 2001

William Hueston, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
Surveillance of Livestock for Zoonotic Diseases and Veterinary Bio-Threat Agents

James Hughes, Director, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Keynote Session

Bioterrorism Preparedness: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities

Donald Hunt, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Proteomics and Pathogen Discovery

Susan Hunter, CDC, Atlanta, GA
PulseNet Experience: Software Changes and Improvements to Online E. coli National Database


Lisa Indar-Harrinauth, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Changing Epidemiological Patterns of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis in Barbados: Implications for Tourism and Trade


Michele Jay, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, CA
A Neighborhood Outbreak of Q Fever Linked to a Goat Ranch in California


Marilyn Kacica, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
Influenza Surveillance in New York State, 1998-2001

Brad Kay, WHO, Lyon, France
Laboratory Capacity

M.H. Kennedy, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Risk Factors for Sporadic Escherichia coli O157 Infections in the United States: A Case-Control Study in FoodNet Sites, 1999-2000

Asheena Khalakdina, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Is Drinking Water a Risk Factor for Endemic Cryptosporidiosis in the Immunocompetent General Population of the San Francisco Bay Area?

Kamal Kishore, Fiji School of Medicine, Suva, Fiji
Threat Letter Menace: The Fiji Experience

Keith Klugman, School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Global Drug Resistance: The Case of Streptococcus pneumoniae

Jeffrey Koplan, Director, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Keynote Session

Leslie Kux, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, MD
Foodborne Disease


Marcelle Layton, New York Department of Health, New York, NY
Cutaneous Anthrax in New York City

Ji-Eun Lee, Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections System, Silver Spring, MD
Analysis of a Health Indicator Surveillance System: Its Ability to Detect Annual Influenza Activity for the 1999-2000 and 2000-2001 Seasons Compared to Traditional Surveillance Systems

Mira Leslie, Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, AZ
Emerging Zoonoses: A Novel Epizootic of Skunks Infected with a Bat Variant of Rabies

David Levin, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
Monitoring of Human Exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis After Aerial Applications for Insect Control

Margaret Ann Liu, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA
New Technologies and Vaccine Development

Wilfredo Lopez, New York City Department of Health, New York, NY
West Nile Virus in New York City

Ben Lopman, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, UK
Foodborne Viruses in Europe: Web-Based Technologies for Investigation of Transnational Outbreaks of Viral Gastroenteritis


Brian Mahy, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Behind the Scenes at the Emerging Infectious Disease Journal

Philip Makutsa, CARE International in Kenya, Homa Bay, Kenya
Increasing Water Vessel Use in Kenya

Bela Matyas, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plain, MA
Active Laboratory Surveillance in Massachusetts

Donald Mayo, Connecticut State Health Department, Hartford, CT
Public Health Laboratory Response to an Anthrax Incident in Connecticut

Rafael Mazin, Pan American Health Organization HCA/HCP, Washington, DC
Sex Workers as Targets of and Agents for HIV/STI Prevention

Jennifer McClellan, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Prevalence and Consequences of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Campylobacter Infections: NARMS 1997-2000

Janet McNicholl, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Genetic Susceptibility to Infectious Diseases

Jennifer McQuiston, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Investigation of Q Fever in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2000: An Example of International Cooperation

Q Fever in the United States: Experience of Infectious Disease Consultants and
Comparison to National Reporting During 2000

Martin Meltzer, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Prevention Effectiveness

Jorge F. Méndez-Galván, Ministry of Health, Mexico City, Mexico
New Strategies on the Old Ideas: Malaria Control Without Insecticides and Community Participation in Aedes aegypti Control, Mexico's Experiences

Leonard Mermel, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections

Richard Miller, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Biology of Immune Senescence

Christine Moe, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
The Risk of Food and Water Contamination from Animal Manure

Kare Molbak, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Antimicrobial Resistance in Salmonella Serotype Typhimurium, R-Type ACSSuT, is Associated with Bacteremia: NARMS 1996-2000

Anne Moore, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Trypanosomiasis as a Reemerging Infection

Farzad Mostashari, Bureau of Communicable Disease, New York City Department of Health, New York, NY
BT Surveillance in NYC

Peter Mugyenyi, Joint Clinical Research Center, Kampala, Uganda
Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Developing Countries

Andy Mullins, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Changes in Circulating Enterovirus Serotypes in the United States, 2001

Gerald Mumma, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Evidence of Effectiveness of Egg Quality Assurance Programs, Mandatory Refrigeration, and Traceback Investigations to Mitigate Egg-Associated Salmonella enteritidis Infections in the United States

Kimberlee Musser, New York, State Department of Health, Albany, NY
Rapid Molecular Identification of B. anthracis in New York State in Response to Recent Bioterrorism Incidents


Allison Naleway, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI
Lyme Disease Incidence in Wisconsin: A Comparison of State Reported Rates with Rates from a Population-Based Cohort


Sarah O'Brien, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom
Campylobacter coli—What’s the Big Deal?

Daniel O'Leary, CDC, Fort Collins, CO
Clinical Management and Outcomes of Lyme Disease in Wisconsin

Albert Osterhaus, University of Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The New Human Metapneumovirus

Michael Osterholm, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, Minneapolis, MN
The Globalization of Our Food Supply: Implications for Emerging Infections

Eric Ottesen, Lymphatic Filariasis Support Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Eradication of Lymphatic Filariasis and Onchocerciasis


Carol Palmer, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Increasing Detection of Malaria in U.S. Hospitals Using the OptiMAL Rapid Diagnostic Test

O.K. Pannenborg, The World Bank, Washington, DC
Emerging Infectious Diseases: The World Bank Perspective

Philippe Parola, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Emerging Rickettsioses of the Thai-Myanmar Border

Michele Pearson, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Anthrax in the U.S. Postal System

Carmen Pérez-Guerra, CDC, San Juan, PR
Bringing Dengue Prevention Down to Earth: Evaluation of a Head Start Project in Puerto Rico

Trish Perl, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
The Role of Healthcare Systems in Bioterrorism Preparedness

C.J. Peters, University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Emerging Vectorborne Disease: The Case of Yellow Fever

Denise Pettit, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services, Richmond, VA
Laboratory Response in the Commonwealth of Virginia to the Intentional Release of Bacillus anthracis

Q. Phan, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, CT
Epidemiology of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) Infections in Connecticut, February 1, 2000-January 31, 2001

Silvio Pitlik, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikvah, Israel
Failure to Detect C. pneumoniae in Atherosclerotic Specimens

Alexander Platonov, Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russian Federation
Microheterogenicity of the Volgograd Clone of West Nile Virus

Richard Platt, Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Syndromic Surveillance in a Managed Care Setting

Poly Potter, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Behind the Scenes at the Emerging Infectious Disease Journal


J. Reefhuis, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Letters from Trenton: The Anthrax Investigation at the Source, New Jersey, 2001

Russell Regnery, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Virology and Diagnosis of Smallpox

Ann Reid, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC
Virology of 1918 Flu Pandemic

David Relman, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Multiple Array Technology to Look for mRNA Patterns Associated with Disease and Pathogens

Yuri Roldán-Aragón, National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition, Mexico City, Mexico
Recurrent Histoplasmosis Outbreaks in Acapulco, Mexico

Blair Rosen, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, NY
Detection and Typing of Enterovirus in Cerebrospinal Fluid

Shannon Rossiter, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Emerging Fluoroquinolone Resistance among Non-Typhoidal Salmonella in the United States: NARMS 1996-2000

Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Eradication of Dracunculiasis

Charles Rupprecht, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Preventing Human Disease by Controlling Pathogen Transmission in the Animal Reservoir


Diaa Salman, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No 3., Cairo, Egypt
Acute Respiratory Virus Surveillance in Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt, July 2000-June 2001

Abigail Salyers, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC
Implications of Gene Transfer and Inducible Resistance for Successful Therapy

Matthew Samore, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Computerized Decision Support for Appropriate Antimicrobial Drug Prescribing

Alicia Sánchez-Fauquier, Centro Nacional de Microbiología, Madrid, Spain
Incidence and Type Distribution of Astrovirus Among Spanish Children

Merle Sande, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
First Encounters with New Diseases: The Clinician's Perspective

Peter Schantz, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Eradication of T. solium Cysticercosis

Joni Scheftel, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN
Yersinia enterocolitica Surveillance in Minnesota

Gabriel Schmunis, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC
CDC-PAHO Collaboration: Surveillance of Emerging/Reemerging Diseases in the Amazon and the Southern Cone Region

Eradication of Chagas Disease

Pritha Sen, CDC, Atlanta, GA
A Greenhouse Study to Model Potential Field Use of Genetically Modified Bacterial Symbionts for Chagas' Disease Control

Scott Seys, Wyoming Department of Health, Cheyenne, WY
Coordinating Environmental Public Health Practice with Epidemiology and Laboratory Analysis: A Waterborne Outbreak of "Norwalk-like Virus" in the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming

Kennedy Shortridge, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
Shared Animal and Human Influenza Viruses: A Role in the Next Pandemic?

Sanjay Shukla, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI
Determination of Allelic Diversity in the mec Operon of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Wisconsin

Gustavo Sierra, Finlay Institute, Havana, Cuba
Group B Meningococcal Vaccines

Sayomporn Sirinavin, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Promoting Appropriate Antimicrobial Drug Use in Developing Countries

Brett Slater, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, NY
Detection of La Crosse Virus in Cerebrospinal Fluid and Tissues by Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction

Theo Sloots, Royal Children's Hospital and Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
First Isolation of Human Metapneumovirus in Australia

Perry Smith, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
Lessons Learned from Implementing Electronic Laboratory Reporting, New York State

Andre Sofair, Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, CT
Prevalence of Hepatitis C and other Chronic Liver Disease Etiologies in Primary Care Practices

Padmini Srikantiah, CDC, Atlanta, GA
An Outbreak of Salmonella Javiana Associated with Amphibian Contact—Mississippi, 2001

Mike Starr, University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Outbreak of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii in a Restricted Zone in British Columbia

Bill Steiger, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington DC
Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria (New Political/Economic Model for Addressing Priority Infectious Diseases)

Matthew Stone, University of Texas-Houston, Houston, TX
Modeling Tuberculosis Dissemination in Harris County, Texas, 1995-1998, with Spatial Analysis and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Patty Stonesifer, Executive Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA
Keynote Session

Michael Stoto, The Rand Corporation, Arlington, VA
Using CUSUM Techniques to Identify Influenza Outbreaks

Nancy Strockbine, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Real-time Fluorescence PCR Assays for the Detection and Characterization of Heat-Labile and Heat-Stable Enterotoxin Genes from Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

Balasubra Swaminathan, CDC, Atlanta, GA
PulseNet and Beyond

Ellen Swanson, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN
Three Outbreaks of E. coli O157 Infections Due to Retail Ground Beef in Minnesota, 2000: Detection, Investigation, and Characteristics


Bruce Tempest, Gallup, NM
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome

E.J. Threlfall, Central Public Health Laboratory, London, United Kingdom
Molecular Characterization of a Multiresistant Strain of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium DT204b Responsible for an International Outbreak of Salmonellosis

Paavo Toivanen, Turku University, Turku, Finland
Intestinal Anaerobic Bacteria in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Fons UytdeHaag, Crucell Holland BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
PER.C6: A Human Designer Cell Line Providing a Pandemic-Proof Platform for the Manufacturing of Safe Influenza Vaccines

Yvonne van Duynhoven, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Enhanced Laboratory-Based Surveillance of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O157, the Netherlands

Transmission of the Main Viral Pathogens Causing Gastroenteritis, NLV, SLV, and Rotavirus

J.K. Varma, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Antimicrobial Resistance in Salmonella is Associated with Increased Hospitalization: NARMS 1996-2000

Cecile Viboud, INSERM U444, Paris cedex 12, France
Geographical Coherence of Influenza Epidemics in the U.S., France, and Australia: 1978-1998


Peter J. Walker, CSIRO Livestock Industries, Indooroopilly, Australia
Impact of Infectious Agents on Farming and Food Production

Susan Wang, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Multi-Drug Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae with Decreased Susceptibility to Cefixime, Hawaii, 2001

Henrik Wegener, Danish Zoonosis Institute, Denmark
Integrated Surveillance and Control of Emerging Foodborne Diseases—The Successful Danish Experience

WHO Global Salm-Surv South America Working Group, Instituto INEI-ANLIS "Carlos G. Malbran", Buenos Aires, Argentina
A WHO Global Salm-Surv Retrospective Study Examining Salmonella Serotypes in South America, 2000: Dominance of Salmonella Serotype Enteritidis

Marc-Alain Widdowson, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Outbreak of Viral Gastroenteritis and an Ill Baker Who Should Have Known Better: Novel Application of E-mail for Rapid Investigation

Steve Wiersma, Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL
Inhalation Anthrax in Florida

Robert Will, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
The Unfolding Variant (vCJD) Epidemic

Jennifer Wright, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Outbreaks of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Serotype Typhimurium Infections Associated with Small Animal Veterinary Facilities in Idaho, Minnesota, and Washington, 1999


Thomas Yoshikawa, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA
Impact of Aging on the Epidemiology of Infections in Adults

Emily Zielinski-Gutiérrez, CDC, Fort Collins, CO
The Essential Role of Behavioral and Social Sciences in the Prevention of Emerging Infectious Diseases

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