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13th ICID - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia- June 19-22, 2008
  Held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Oral Presentations (updated 27 April 2008)
Epidemiology and Public Health
Friday, June 20 2008, 10:15-12:15hrs, Room:301
  • Activities of Artesunate and Amodiaquine against Intestinal Helminth in Children with Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Endemic Area
    A.A. Adedeji (Nigeria)
  • Transmission Dynamics of MDR-TB and XDR-TB in Areas of Varying HIV Prevalence
    T.C. Victor (South Africa)
  • The Emergence of Nipah Virus in Malaysia: The Role of Pteropus Bats as Hosts and Agricultural Expansion as a Key Factor for Zoonotic Spillover
    J.H. Epstein (USA)
  • Increased Risk of Death in HIV-Infected Patients with Pneumococcal Meningitis, South Africa, 2003-2005
    P. Nyasulu (South Africa)
  • Intradermal Influenza Vaccine Elicits Superior Immunogenicity in Adults Aged ≥60 Years: A Randomized Controlled Phase 3 Trial
    M. Saville (France)
  • Comparison of Fluorescence Microscopy with Ziehl-Neelsen Technique in the Examination of Sputum for Acid-Fast Bacilli Using Bleach Centrifugation Method
    S.W. Matu (Kenya)
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction and Mosquito Dissection as Tools to Monitor Filarial Infection Levels Following Mass Treatment in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka
    N.D.A.D. Wijegunawardana (Sri Lanka)
  • Condom Use Varies with Age and Partner Types Among High Risk Heterosexual Men in Hong Kong
    K. Lee (China)
  • Large Outbreak of Orally-Acquired Acute Chagas' Disease, in a Publlc School of Caracas, Venezuela
    J.R. Torres (Venezuela)
  • Extensive Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis from a 9-Year Old Child with Sputum - Smear-Negative Pulmonary Tuberculosis
    M.E. Lilley (United Kingdom)
New Insights into Infectious Diseases
Friday, June 20 2008, 15:45-17:45hrs, Room:301
  • Human Chromosome 17q11.2-q22 Contains Typhoid Fever Susceptibility Genes
    H. Nguyen (Vietnam)
  • Role of ORF 1 Polymorphism, Viral Load and Cytokine Response in the Pathogenesis of Acute and Fulminant Hepatitis E Virus Infection
    R.K. Ratho (India)
  • Genome Wide Search for Visceral Leishmaniasis Susceptibility Genes in Sudanese Population
    M. Fadl (Sudan)
  • Microarray Analysis of Gene Regulation in Streptococcus pneumoniae Upon Penicillin Exposure
    N.K. Palanisamy (Malaysia)
  • Diversity of Coronaviruses in Bats: Insights Into Origin of SARS Coronavirus
    S.K.P. Lau (China)
  • Analysis of Putative Virulence Factors in Enterococcus faecium Isolated from Different Sources in Iran
    S. Jahangiri (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
  • Immunogenicity of Novel Consensus-Based DNA Vaccines Against Chikungunya Virus
    K. Muthumani (USA)
  • Post-Exposure Vaccination with a Highly Attenuated Vaccinia Vaccine, LC16m8, for Protection of Nonhuman Primates from Monkeypox
    M. Saijo (Japan)
  • Distribution and Genetic Diversity of Plasmodium falciparum Erythrocyte Binding Antigen 175 and Clinical Outcome of Malaria in the Kassena-Nankana District
    B. Egyir (Ghana)
  • Mycobacterium avium KatG protein (MAV_2753): Possible Role in the Pathogenesis of MAC disease
    I. Verma (India)
Exciting Cases in Infectious Diseases
Saturday, June 21 2008, 10:15-12:15hrs, Room:301
  • Postpartum Onset of HTLV-1-Associated Myelopathy/Tropical Spastic Paraparesis (HAM/TSP): A Report of 7 Cases from Peru
    F. Ita (Peru)
  • Clinico-Epidemiological Study of Pure Neural Leprosy From a Tertiary Hospital in Delhi, India
    S. Khandpur (India)
  • Brucellar Epididymo-Orchitis: Review of 45 Cases in Babol North of Iran
    M.R. Hasanjani Roushan (Iran (Islamic Republic of))
  • The Expanded Access Program to HAART in Chile: Baseline Characteristics and Primary Outcomes of Patients Receiving Treatment, Evaluated Through the Chilean AIDS Cohort (ChiAC)
    C. Cortes (Chile)
  • Ocular Toxocariasis in Peru: A Report of 16 Cases
    E. Gotuzzo (Peru)
  • RNA Viruses Are an Important Cause of Community-acquired Pneumonia in Nepalese Children Living in a Semi-urban District in Kathmandu Valley
    M. Mathisen (Norway)
  • East African Trypanosomiasis in Travellers
    L. Blumberg (South Africa)
  • Is Pregnancy Outcome Influenced by Chikungunya Infection? A Case-Control Study in 1401 Pregnant Women Enrolled in the CHIMERE Cohort
    X. Fritel (France)
  • Pilot Study of Magnesium Sulphate in Adults with Tetanus
    P.J. Mathew (India)
Hot Topics
Sunday, June 22 2008, 10:15-12:15hrs, Room:301
  • Role of the C-terminal Domain of OmpA Receptor, Ecgp in Stat3 Interaction During Escherichia coli K1 Invasion of Brain Microvascular Endothelial Cells
    P. Nemani (USA)
  • Molecular Epidemiology of H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus: Correlations between Antigenic Drift, Geographical Migration and Expansion of Viral Diversity
    T.Y. Lam (China)
  • Pathogenicity of Lagos Bat Virus - An African Rabies-Related Lyssavirus
    W. Markotter (South Africa)
  • Design and Development of a Novel Electrochemical DNA Biosensor for Rapid Molecular Identification of Enterococcus faecium
    Y.Y. Chan (Malaysia)
  • Development of a Thermostabilized Cholera-NASBA-ELISA Assay for the Specific Detection of Vibrio cholerae
    S.Y. Lee (Malaysia)
  • Epidemiology and Pathogenicity of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Pediatric Patients in China
    W.S. Zhang (China)
  • Sero-Epidemiological Results in the Human Population Exposed to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 Outbreak in a Large Poultry Farm in the East of England
    P. Nair (United Kingdom)
  • Paediatric Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto, South Africa
    M.J. Groome (South Africa)
  • Retrospective Investigation of a Dengue-Like Syndrome in a Rural Area in Western Cameroon
    M. Demanou (Cameroon)
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