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2009 DIN Presentations

The presentations from the 2009 James Steele's Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man (DIN) are indexed by day and divided between morning and afternoon sessions. All are Power Point presentations of various sizes.

Tuesday Afternoon

  • The Role Of Host Immunity In Interepizootic Maintenance Of Yersinia pestis (PPT)
  • Plague: Out Of The Foothills (PPT)
  • Gene Expression Patterns In Flea Vectors Of Yersinia pestis (PPT)
  • No Evidence Of Plasmid-Mediated Antibiotic Resistance In North American Yersinia pestis (PPT)
  • The Role Of Multi-Level Modeling In Understanding Risk Factors For Reported Rates Of Human Cases Of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (PPT)
  • Food Safety, Conservation, And Wildlife Management: Challenges Following Escherichia coli 0157:H7 Outbreaks Traced To Leafy Greens In California (PPT)
  • TB Surveillance In Slaughter Plants (PPT)
  • Variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD) - The Human Form Of Mad Cow Disease (PPT)
  • Outbreak Of Cryptosporidiosis Associated With A Chlorinated Lake - Tarrant County, Texas, 2008 (PPT)

Wednesday Morning

  • Rabies In A Captive Bat Colony: A Case Study (PPT)
  • Animals In Healthcare Facilities (PPT)
  • Tracking Down Salmonella In A Rodent Breeding Facility (PPT)
  • A Brief Review of Salmonella (PPT)
  • Reverse Zoonoses: A New Way of Thinking About Pathogen Flow (PPT)
  • Investigation Of A Novel Influenza A Case (PPT)
  • Do Humans Get Foot And Mouth Disease? (PPT)

Wednesday Afternoon

  • Epidemiology of Rabies In Skunks In Texas (PPT)
  • Public Health Implications Of Rabies In Bats In Texas (PPT)
  • The Epidemiology Of Rabies And Its Practical Application To Pre- And Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, Louisiana, 1988-2007 (PPT)
  • Patterns Of Rabies Reports In Animals In North Dakota, 2000-2007 (PPT)
  • The Clinical Impact Of Real-Time Molecular Infectious Disease Diagnostics (PPT)
  • Brucella Canis Isolates Variably Produce 19:0 Cyclopropane, A Potentially Important Indicator Of Strain Origin And Biologic Behavior (PPT)
  • Assessment Of Diagnostic Tools For Identifying Feedlot Cattle Shedding And Super-Shedding Escherichia Coli O157:H7 (PPT)
  • Banquet Lecture (PPT)

Thursday Morning

  • Investigation of a Q Fever Outbreak In The Texas Panhandle (PPT)
  • Emergence Of Murine Typhus In Austin, Travis County, Texas, 2008 (PPT)
  • A Comparative Study Of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus And Methicillin Sensitive Staphylococcus Aureus Nasal Carriage Rates Between Veterinarians And Veterinary Technicians (PPT)
  • Pathogenic Ecology: Where Have All The Pathogens Gone? Anthrax: A Classic Case (PPT)
  • Q Fever Among Deployed U.S. Military Personnel -- Operation Iraqi Freedom, January 2007 - June 2008 (PPT)
  • Veterinary Microbiology In Afghanistan: An Advisor's Perspective (PPT)
  • Short-Term Humanitarian Aid: A Case Study Of African Sleeping Sickness In Northern Uganda And Southern Sudan (PPT)
  • Animals, Pathogen Surveillance, And Zoonosis Control On Native American Reservations: An Old Problem From A New Perspective (PPT)

Thursday Afternoon

  • Six Years Of West Nile Virus In Tarrant County, Texas (PPT)
  • The Effects Of Hurricanes And Other Tropical Cyclones On West Nile Virus Activity In Louisiana, 2002-2008 (PPT)
  • Characterization Of Chagas Disease Transmission In Peridomestic Settings In The Southwestern United States (PPT)
  • An Update On Lyme Disease And Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness (STARI) In Texas: What We Know, What We Need To Know (PPT)
  • New Records Of Tick-Borne Agent And Vector Associations In Texas (PPT)
  • Genetic And Spatial Identification Of Borrelia And Rickettsia Pathogens From Arkansas Ticks And Mammals (PPT)

Friday Morning

  • Tick Activity During 2005-2006 On The Texas A&M International Campus, Webb County, Texas (PPT)
  • Integrated Approaches To Surveillance Of Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, And Enteric Diseases (PPT)
  • U.S. Department Of Agriculture/Texas Animal Health Commission Integrated Response To Texas Cattle Fever (PPT)
  • National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps (PPT)
  • The Enterprise Systems Engineering Approach To Biosecurity (PPT)
  • Development Of An Integrated Pest Management Plan For Bats In School Facilities (PPT)
  • Site-Specific Morbidity Causes And Potential For Zoonotic Disease Outbreaks Associated With Flood Disasters In Texas (PPT)
  • Veterinary Public Health At Work In Pennsylvania (PPT)
Last updated April 9, 2019