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Workshop on Arthropod-Borne Diseases

transmitted by ticks, mites, fleas, and lice

Program

15th November 2018

 

Registration:

10:30 -11:30

Opening:

 

11:3011:45

Thomas C. Mettenleiter, President of the FLI: Welcome

Cornelia Silaghi, Klaus Henning, Gustavo R. Makert dos Santos: Historical overview of the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut

Keynote 1

 

11:45 – 12:15

Elton Rogozi, Control of Infectious Diseases Department, Institute of Public Health, Tirana, Albania: Distribution, ecology, taxonomy and data on the biological control of mosquito vectors in Albania based on a country-wide field survey

 

Lunch

Keynote 2

 

13:15 – 13:45

Ard Nijhof, Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Parasitologie und Tropenveterinärmedizin, Berlin, Germany:  Artificial tick feeding systems: possibilities and challenges

 

 

Presentations 1:

Tick-borne pathogens I (Chair: Gustavo R. Makert)

13:45 - 14:00

Gustavo R. Makert et al., Department of Immunology, Vaccine Technologies Unit, Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI, Leipzig, Germany: Development of an in vitro feeding system for the analysis of the vector competence of ticks in the transmission of Coxiella burnetii

13:45 - 14:00

Sophia Körner et al., Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Jena, Germany: Modelling uptake and organ distribution of Coxiella burnetii in ticks – development of an in vitro feeding system

14:00 - 14:15

Aitor Garcia-Vozmediano et al., Dept. Veterinary Sciences, University of Turin, Italy: Emergence of ticks and tick-borne diseases in Northwest Italy

14:15 - 14:30

Algimantas Paulauskas et al., Faculty of Natural Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania: Rickettsia spp. transmitted by arthropods in Baltic region

 

Coffee break and Island Tour

Presentations 2:

Tick-borne pathogens II (Chair: Klaus Henning)

16:00 – 16:15

Lene Jung Kjær et al.,Department for Diagnostics and Scientific Advice, National Veterinary Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark: Predicting and mapping human risk of exposure to Ixodes ricinus nymphs in northern Europe using climatic and environmental data

16:15 - 16:30

Babette Abanda et al., University of Ngaoundéré, Faculty of Science, Ngaoundéré, Cameroon: Tick-borne pathogens detection in African cattle by PCR and a newly developed Reverse Line Blot microarray

16:30 - 16:45

Andrea Springer et al., Institute for Parasitology, Centre for Infection Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany:Borrelia-infections of ticks removed from humans, 2013-2017

 

Coffee break with Poster session

Presentations 3:

Babesiosis (Chair: Cornelia Silaghi)

17:15 – 17:30

Jana Radzijevskaja et al., Department of Biology, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania: Canine babesiosis in Lithuania

17:30 – 17:45

Ivan Pavlović et al.,Scientific Veterinary Institute of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia: Canine babesiosis in Belgrade area in period 2015-2017

17:45 – 18:00

Andrea Springer et al. Institute for Parasitology, Centre for Infection Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany: Epidemiological investigations into a babesiosis outbreak in a Northern German cattle herd

19:30

Dinner at Kulturbahnhof, Greifswald

(not included in the workshop fee)

 

 

16th November

 

Presentations 4:

Other vectors and vector-borne pathogens (Chair: Klaus Henning)

09:15 – 09:30

Elisabeth Wöhnke et al., Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany:Vector competence of field-collected and laboratory reared mosquitoes for West Nile virus Lineage 1

09:30 – 09:45

Silvija Vuckovic et al., Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany: The influence of virus variant selection on Culicoides vector competence for bluetongue virus

09:45 – 10:00

Georg Gerhard Duscher et al., Institute of Parasitology, Department of Pathobiology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria: Effect of a combination of H2O2 fluid and permethrin byuse of a fogger-technique on permethrin resistant and non-resistant bed bugs (Cimex lectularius)

10:00 – 10:15

Olatunde B. Akanbiet al., Department of Veterinary Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ilorin, Nigeria: Clinico-pathological presentation of babesiosis and demodicosis in different domestic animals species

10:15 – 10:30

Eva Scholl, SchädlingsBiologie Scholl, Bonn, Germany, Integrated Pest Management (Schaedlingsbiologie) - Update 2018

10:30 - 10:45

Leonie Arnold et al., Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany: Tick, mite and flea infestation of small mammals at three locations in Germany

 

Coffee break and poster session

Presentations 5:

Tick-borne pathogens III (Chair: Cornelia Silaghi)

11:15 – 11:30

Adefolake Bankole et al., School of Health, Sports and Bioscience, University of East London: What is the significance of Candidatus Borrelia Kalaharica in the cause of febrile illness in Nigeria?

11:30 – 11:45

Cristian Raileanu et al., Friedrich Loeffler-Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany: Molecular survey of two major tick-borne pathogens in Ixodes ricinus ticks collected from natural habitats in North East Germany

11:45 – 12:00

Ana Vasic et al., Friedrich-Loeffler Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Greifswald-Insel Riems, Germany:Tick infestation and occurence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and piroplasms in cattle in the Republic of Serbia

12:00 – 12:15

Vesta Matulaitytė et al., Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania: Tick-borne pathogens detected in ticks from passerine migratory birds in Lithuania

12:15 – 12:30

Final discussion

 

 

 

Lunch and Departure