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 Monday, March 25
Foodborne Illness and Antibiotic Resistance
  • Campylobacter coli—What’s the Big Deal?
    Sarah O'Brien, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom
  • Is Drinking Water a Risk Factor for Endemic Cryptosporidiosis in the Immunocompetent General Population of the San Francisco Bay Area?
    Asheena Khalakdina, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  • Real-time International Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance by the Enter-net Surveillance Network
    Ian Fisher, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom
  • Washington Clinical Laboratory Initiative—Assessment of Laboratory Practice
    Jon Counts, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Latebreakers I
  • Changes in Circulating Enterovirus Serotypes in the United States, 2001
    Andy Mullins, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Multi-State Outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg Infections Associated with Green Grapes—Western States, 2001
    A.B. Cronquist, CDC, Denver, CO
  • Are Martha's Vineyard Landscapers at Increased Risk for Tularemia?Massachusetts, 2001
    K.A. Feldman, CDC, Fort Collins, CO
  • First Isolation of Human Metapneumovirus in Australia
    Theo Sloots, Royal Children's Hospital and Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Molecular Diagnostics and Epidemiology I
  • A Molecular Approach to the Epidemiology of Giardia duodenalis in a Peruvian Shantytown
    Paul Hoover, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Detection and Typing of Enterovirus in Cerebrospinal Fluid
    Blair Rosen, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, NY
  • Incidence and Type Distribution of Astrovirus Among Spanish Children
    Alicia Sánchez-Fauquier, Centro Nacional de Microbiología, Madrid, Spain
  • Increasing Detection of Malaria in U.S. Hospitals Using the OptiMAL Rapid Diagnostic Test
    Carol Palmer, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Smallpox Response

  • Clinical and Epidemiologic Features of Smallpox
    Stanley Foster, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Clinical Management of Smallpox Patients
    Peter L. Havens, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Smallpox Vaccine and Vaccination Strategies
    Joanne Cono, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Virology and Diagnosis of Smallpox
    Russell Regnery, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Vectorborne Diseases I
  • Microheterogenicity of the Volgograd Clone of West Nile Virus
    Alexander Platonov, Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russian Federation
  • Rapid Screening and Identification of West Nile Virus in Captive and Wild Birds Using Non-Invasive Environmental Samples and a Portable TaqMan RT-PCR
    Johnny Callahan, Tetracore, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD
  • The Emergence of Rift Valley Fever in the Arabian Peninsula, 2000
    Hammam El Sakka, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
  • West Nile Virus First Transmission Season in Florida, 2001—More Than 400 Horse Cases and 170 Chicken Seroconversions but Only Sporadic Human Disease
    Carina Blackmore, Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, FL
Antimicrobial Resistance I
  • Shigella dysenteriae Serotype 1 in West Africa: Intervention Strategy for an Outbreak in Sierra Leone, 1999-2000
    Philippe Guerin, Epicentre, Paris, France
  • Antibiotic Susceptibility and the Mechanisms of Macrolide Resistance in Invasive Group B Streptococcus, Minnesota, 1998 and 2000
    Joanne Bartkus, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN
  • High Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistance in Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC); Minnesota 2000-2001
    John Besser, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN
  • Multi-Drug Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae with Decreased Susceptibility to Cefixime, Hawaii, 2001
    Susan Wang, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Prevalence and Consequences of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Campylobacter Infections: NARMS 1997-2000
    Jennifer McClellan, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • The Acquisition of Ciprofloxacin Resistance in Travel-Associated and Home-Acquired Campylobacter jejuni Infection: A Case-case Comparison
    Iain Gillespie, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom
  • Enhanced Emergency Department Surveillance System Following the World Trade Disaster—New York City, September 14 to October 10, 2001
    Debjani Das, New York Department of Health, New York, NY
  • Laboratory Response in the Commonwealth of Virginia to the Intentional Release of Bacillus anthracis
    Denise Pettit, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services, Richmond, VA
  • Monitoring of Human Exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis After Aerial Applications for Insect Control
    David Levin, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Public Health Laboratory Response to an Anthrax Incident in Connecticut
    Donald Mayo, Connecticut State Health Department, Hartford, CT
  • Rapid Molecular Identification of B. anthracis in New York State in Response to Recent Bioterrorism Incidents
    Kimberlee Musser, New York, State Department of Health, Albany, NY
  • Threat Letter Menace: The Fiji Experience
    Kamal Kishore, Fiji School of Medicine, Suva, Fiji
Chronic Diseases
  • Failure to Detect C. pneumoniae in Atherosclerotic Specimens
    Silvio Pitlik, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikvah, Israel
  • Intestinal Anaerobic Bacteria in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Paavo Toivanen, Turku University, Turku, Finland
  • Outbreak of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii in a Restricted Zone in British Columbia
    Mike Starr, University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Postdiarrheal Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in New York State
    H.H. Chang, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
  • Prevalence of Hepatitis C and other Chronic Liver Disease Etiologies in Primary Care Practices
    Andre Sofair, Connecticut Emerging Infections Program, New Haven, CT
  • Tuberculosis Gene Deletion Typing, Not YATM ("Yet Another Typing Method")
    Yves Goguet, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Emerging Zoonoses I
  • An Outbreak of Salmonella Javiana Associated with Amphibian Contact—Mississippi, 2001
    Padmini Srikantiah, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Detection and Genetic Analysis of Swine Hepatitis E Virus in Farm Waste
    Theresa Cromeans, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Emergence of Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis in Dogs in North America
    Zandra Duprey, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Enhanced Laboratory-Based Surveillance of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O157, the Netherlands
    Yvonne Van Duynhoven, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
  • Outbreaks of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Serotype Typhimurium Infections Associated with Small Animal Veterinary Facilities in Idaho, Minnesota, and Washington, 1999
    Jennifer Wright, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Outbreaks of Salmonellosis at Elementary Schools Associated with Dissection of Owl Pellets
    Fred Anderson, Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment, Stillwater, NM
Foodborne and Waterborne Illness I
  • Challenges in the Interpretation of Classical and Molecular Epidemiology Results; Two Calicivirus Outbreaks Due to Oysters, Denmark at New Year 2000
    Francois-Xavier Hanon, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Changing Epidemiological Patterns of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis in Barbados: Implications for Tourism and Trade
    Lisa Indar-Harrinauth, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Coordinating Environmental Public Health Practice with Epidemiology and Laboratory Analysis: A Waterborne Outbreak of "Norwalk-like Virus" in the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming
    Scott Seys, Wyoming Department of Health, Cheyenne, WY
  • Health Impact of the Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis Phage Type 4 Epidemic
    Goutam Adak, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom
  • Outbreak of Viral Gastroenteritis and an Ill Baker Who Should Have Known Better: Novel Application of E-mail for Rapid Investigation
    Marc-Alain Widdowson, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Sesame-Seed Paste Caused an International Outbreak Due to Salmonella Typhimurium DT104—The Investigation in Norway
    Ole Alvseike, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Tuesday, March 26 
Antimicrobial Resistance II
  • Antimicrobial Resistance in Salmonella is Associated with Increased Hospitalization: NARMS 1996-2000
    J.K. Varma, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Antimicrobial Resistance in Salmonella Serotype Typhimurium, R-Type ACSSuT, is Associated with Bacteremia: NARMS 1996-2000
    Kare Molbak, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Emerging Fluoroquinolone Resistance among Non-Typhoidal Salmonella in the United States: NARMS 1996-2000
    Shannon Rossiter, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Prevalence of Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp. Following the Discontinued Use of Antimicrobial Growth Promoters in Broilers and Swine in Denmark
    Mary Evans, Danish Veterinary Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Quinupristin/Dalfopristin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium Isolated from Human Stools, Retail Chicken, and Retail Pork: EIP Enterococci Project
    Kathryn Gay, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Randomized Trial of Day Care Staff Education to Improve Parent Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Appropriate Antibiotic Use
    Donita Croft, Wisconsin Division of Public Health and CDC, Madison, WI
Emerging Zoonoses II
  • A Neighborhood Outbreak of Q Fever Linked to a Goat Ranch in California
    Michele Jay, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, CA
  • Clinical Management and Outcomes of Lyme Disease in Wisconsin
    Daniel O'Leary, CDC, Fort Collins, CO
  • Emerging Rickettsioses of the Thai-Myanmar Border
    Philippe Parola, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • Emerging Zoonoses: A Novel Epizootic of Skunks Infected with a Bat Variant of Rabies
    Mira Leslie, Arizona Department of Health Services, Phoenix, AZ
  • Epidemiology of Raccoon and Skunk Rabies in the Eastern United States
    Marta Guerra, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Q Fever in the United States: Experience of Infectious Disease Consultants and
    Comparison to National Reporting During 2000

    Jennifer McQuiston, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Foodborne and Waterborne Illness II
  • Yersinia enterocolitica Surveillance in Minnesota
    Joni Scheftel, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN
  • Epidemiology of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) Infections in Connecticut, February 1, 2000-January 31, 2001
    Q. Phan, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, CT
  • Microbiologic Testing to Identify Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli in HUS Patients: FoodNet 1997-2001
    C.R. Braden, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Re-estimating the Global Burden of Typhoid Fever
    John Crump, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Risk Factors for Sporadic Escherichia coli O157 Infections in the United States: A Case-Control Study in FoodNet Sites, 1999-2000
    M.H. Kennedy, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Three Outbreaks of E. coli O157 Infections Due to Retail Ground Beef in Minnesota, 2000: Detection, Investigation, and Characteristics
    Ellen Swanson, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN

Prevention and Control Strategies

  • Active Laboratory Surveillance in Massachusetts
    Bela Matyas, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plain, MA
  • An Evaluation of an Educational Videotape to Prevent Botulism among Alaska Natives
    Catherine Dentinger, CDC, Anchorage, AK
  • Evidence of Effectiveness of Egg Quality Assurance Programs, Mandatory Refrigeration, and Traceback Investigations to Mitigate Egg-Associated Salmonella enteritidis Infections in the United States
    Gerald Mumma, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Improving Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates for People 65+ in Rhode Island through Coalition Building Efforts
    Thomas Bertrand, Rhode Island Department of Health, Providence, RI
  • The Emergence of Serogroup Y Disease and the Epidemiology of Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Colorado, 1997-2001
    Lucinda Hammond, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, CO
  • Transmission of the Main Viral Pathogens Causing Gastroenteritis, NLV, SLV, and Rotavirus
    Yvonne van Duynhoven, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Vectorborne Diseases II
  • In vivo Sensitivity of Plasmodium falciparum to Chloroquine and Sulfadoxine/Pyrimethamine During an Outbreak of Malaria in Burundi, 2001
    François Dantoine, Epicentre, Paris, France
  • A Greenhouse Study to Model Potential Field Use of Genetically Modified Bacterial Symbionts for Chagas' Disease Control
    Pritha Sen, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Dengue Fever Outbreak in Hawaii—2001
    Paul Effler, State of Hawaii Department of Health, Honolulu, HI
  • Ecological Niche Modeling and Differentiation of Populations of Triatoma Brasiliensis Neiva, 1911, the Most Important Chagas Disease Vector in Northeastern Brazil (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae)
    Jane Costa, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Re-introduction of Dengue 3 in Aragua, Venezuela: Clinical, Epidemiological and Laboratory Features of a New Outbreak
    Guillermo Comach, Lardidev-Biomed, Universidad de Carabobo, Maracay, Venezuela
  • Risk Factors for Lyme Borreliosis: A German Case-Control Study
    Andrea Ammon, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
  • A DoD Global Influenza Surveillance Program
    Linda Canas, Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX
  • Acute Respiratory Virus Surveillance in Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt, July 2000-June 2001
    Diaa Salman, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No 3., Cairo, Egypt
  • Geographical Coherence of Influenza Epidemics in the U.S., France, and Australia: 1978-1998
    Cecile Viboud, INSERM U444, Paris cedex 12, France
  • Influenza Surveillance in New York State, 1998-2001
    Marilyn Kacica, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
  • PER.C6: A Human Designer Cell Line Providing a Pandemic-Proof Platform for the Manufacturing of Safe Influenza Vaccines
    Fons UytdeHaag, Crucell Holland BV, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Using CUSUM Techniques to Identify Influenza Outbreaks
    Michael Stoto, The Rand Corporation, Arlington, VA
Latebreakers II
  • An Anthrax Outbreak Averted: Public Health Response to a Contaminated Envelope on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, 2001
    V.P. Hsu, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Bioterrorism 2001: Lessons Learned
    L.A. Cole, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
  • Importance of Bacillus anthracis Molecular Subtyping During the Recent Multi-State Bioterrorism-Associated Anthrax Outbreak in the United States
    A. Hoffmaster, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Inhalational Anthrax—New York City, October-November 2001
    T.H. Holtz, New York City Department of Health, New York, NY
  • Letters from Trenton: The Anthrax Investigation at the Source, New Jersey, 2001
    J. Reefhuis, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Rapid Adaptation of a Serologic Assay for the Bioterrorism-Related Anthrax Outbreak—October-December, 2001
    C.M. Greene, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Molecular Diagnostics and Epidemiology II
  • Detection of La Crosse Virus in Cerebrospinal Fluid and Tissues by Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction
    Brett Slater, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, NY
  • Determination of Allelic Diversity in the mec Operon of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Wisconsin
    Sanjay Shukla, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI
  • Development and Evaluation of PCR-Based Diagnostics for Identification of Salmonella O Antigens Based on the rfb Locus
    Collette Fitzgerald, CDC, Atlanta, GA
  • Molecular Characterization of a Multiresistant Strain of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium DT204b Responsible for an International Outbreak of Salmonellosis
    E.J. Threlfall, Central Public Health Laboratory, London, United Kingdom
  • PulseNet Experience: Software Changes and Improvements to Online E. coli National Database
    Susan Hunter, 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
    Nancy Strockbine, CDC, Atlanta, GA
Surveillance and Information Systems
  • 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
    Ji-Eun Lee, Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections System, Silver Spring, MD
  • Foodborne Viruses in Europe: Web-Based Technologies for Investigation of Transnational Outbreaks of Viral Gastroenteritis
    Ben Lopman, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, United Kingdom
  • Lessons Learned from Implementing Electronic Laboratory Reporting, New York State
    Perry Smith, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
  • Lyme Disease Incidence in Wisconsin: A Comparison of State Reported Rates with Rates from a Population-Based Cohort
    Allison Naleway, Marshfield Medical Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI
  • Outbreak Surveillance: An Important Tool for Controlling Communicable Diseases
    Michael Baker, ESR, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Surveillance for Patients with Acute Febrile Illness in Egypt
    Salma Afifi, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3, Cairo, Egypt

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