General Meeting 2001 - Orlando, Florida
We have added this up-to-date information
for those who will be attending the 2001 Annual General Meeting in beautiful,
sunny Orlando Florrida. If you are not attending the conference,
you may be interested to see what the Division Officers have planned.
In addition to the symposia and poster sessions, the Public Health Division
(Y) will hold the annual business meeting and a social "mixer" at dates
and times to be announced. Watch this page and subscribe to the Division
Y list serv for up-to-the-minute updates. If you have other questions
about the meeting schedule or wish to build an itinerary for the meeting
over the web, check the ASM national site here.
See you in Orlando!
Tuesday May 22, 12:00-1:00pm, Room 300. . An excellent opportunity to get involved in your Division!
I. Introduction of Officers
II. Nominating Committee - Charge
III. Awards Committee - Formation
IV. Student Awards (Support for Travel to Annual Meeting)
V. Website/Listserve Information
VII. Other Agenda Items
We will be co-hosting a social mixer with Division F on Monday evening from 7 - 9PM Signature 1, Rosen Centre Hotel.
in Vaccine Preventable Disease
Session Number: 18/Y
Session Time: 5/21/2001 8:00:00 AM - 10:30:00 AM
Session Number: 117/Y
Session Start: 5/22/2001 8:00:00 AM - 10:30:00 AM
CE Hours: 2.5
* discuss and update the epidemiology of
This symposium is designated for clinical and public health microbiologists, physicians, epidemiologists, veterinarians, infectious disease specialists and others with interest in emerging infectious agents.
Issues with Susceptibility Testing
Session Number: 191/Y
Session Start: 5/22/2001 2:30:00 PM - 5:00:00 PM
CE Hours: 2.5
Attendees with background in clinical and public health microbiology will benefit from these presentations.
SessionİStart: 5/21/2001 1:00:00 PM - 2:30:00 PM
Location: Poster Hall
Brandon Lenox-- Predictors of HIV Testing: Lack of Privacy and Counseling Experiences in a Veteran Population
Leila Gofti-Laroche-- Assessment of the Parasitical Quality of Drinking Water and Risks of Endemic Infectious Digestive Conditions (EMIRA Study)
Neva Ciftcioglu-- Detection of Nanobacteria in Viral Vaccines
Nadia Abdala-- HIV Transmission Among Drug Injectors: Should Bleach Be Used To Disinfect Syringes?
Debra S. Horensky-- Blind Submission of the Avirulent Sterne Strain of Bacillus anthracis to New Mexico Clinical Laboratories
Melinda M. Pettigrew-- Comparison of ERIC Typing, Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis, and Ribotyping to Assess Genomic Variability Among Strains of Non-Typeable Haemophilus influenzae
C. Bopp-- Characterization of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Serotype O6:H16 Strains from U.S. Outbreaks
James L. Beebe-- Use of Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis(PFGE) Typing in the Investigation of a Multi-State Outbreak of Salmonella enterica Serotype Enteriditis Infections Associated with Consumption of Unpasteurized Orange Juice
Lawrence E. Carroll-- A Real-Time SYBR Green PCR Method for the Detection of Enterotoxigenic E. coli
Jinxin Hu-- Direct Detection of Bordetella pertussis in Nasopharyngeal Specimens using Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Margaret A. Fearon-- West Nile Surveillance
in Ontario, Canada; Summer and Fall 2000