Announcing Selected Abstracts for the 2019 FETP International Nights

Header photo: Amalia Plotogea

TEPHINET is pleased to announce the list of abstracts selected for oral and poster presentation during the 2019 FETP International Nights at the 68th annual EIS Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA from April 30-May 1 (click the link for more information about this event and/or to download the following list as a PDF).

For the first time ever, two FETP abstracts have been selected for presentation during the daytime EIS Conference. Congratulations to Adine Marquis of Germany and Saed Assaf of Jordan for being chosen for this special opportunity. Their abstracts are in bold below.

Accepted abstracts:

Corresponding Author First Name

Corresponding Author Last Name

FETP Country

Abstract Title

Accepted Format for Presentation

Roygue

Alfredo

Angola

Risk factors for active Tuberculosis in HIV patients on ART: Hospital Esperan├ža, Luanda, Angola 2018

Poster

Lara Victoria

Gomez

Argentina

Situation of Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis - Argentina, 2016-2017

Poster

Anthea

Katelaris

Australia

Investigation and response to Australia’s largest outbreak of leptospirosis – New South Wales, Australia, 2018

Oral

Severin

Mefoug

Cameroon

Suspicion of Yaws-Buruli ulcer Co-morbidity in Pygmy Children at Lolodorf Health District, South Region Cameroon, December 2017

Poster

Amalia

Plotogea

Canada

Evaluation of the Enhanced Syphilis Surveillance System - British Columbia, Canada, 2018

Poster

Yunting Xia China

Contributing Factors to the Obesity Epidemic in China: Weight Perception and Control Behaviors

Poster

Mesay

Gunta

Ethiopia

Re-emergence of Yellow Fever - Southern Ethiopia, 2018

Poster

Ayanaw

Mitkie

Ethiopia

Incidence and Predictors of Adverse Drug Reaction among HIV Positive Adult Patients on Anti-Retroviral Therapy: Government Hospitals of Kaffa Zone, Southern Ethiopia, November 2018

Poster

Adine

Marquis

Germany

Impact of the recommendation for routine Rotavirus vaccination in infants and vaccine uptake in Germany, 2013-2018*

Oral

Daniel

Agudey

Ghana

Foodborne disease of undetermined etiology among patrons of a local eatery, Bibiani Township, Western Region - 2018

Poster

Ernest

Akyereko

Ghana

Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 outbreak in a correctional facility, Central Region, Ghana, July-August 2018

Poster

Marcela

Orozco

Guatemala

Evaluation of the Surveillance System for Acute Neurologic Syndrome Associated with Zika - Northwest and Southwest Regions, Guatemala, 2016-2017

Poster

Akhileshwar

Singh

India

Risk Factors for Melioidosis in Udupi district, Karnataka, India, January 2017-July 2018

Oral

Kiran Kumar

Maramraj

India

Outbreak of Severe Skin and Soft Tissue Infection Including Necrotizing Fascitis, in a Village of Telangana state, India, August 2018

Poster

Kaushik

Roy

India

Cholera outbreak following a training camp: Shimoga district, Karnataka, India, 2018

Poster

Asaad

Asaad

Iraq

Cutaneous leishmaniasis outbreak in Diyala Governorate, Iraq, 2018

Oral

Saed

Assaf

Jordan

Prevalence, awareness, control, and trend of diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia among adults in Jordan: a cross-sectional study, Jordan, 2018*

Oral

Qabale

Golicha

Kenya

Factors Associated with Tuberculosis Treatment Interruption in Igembe South, Meru County, Kenya

Oral

Bola Biliaminu Lawal Nigeria Risk Factors for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: An Unmatched Case-Control Study, Nigeria Poster

Anum

Vighio

Pakistan

Risk factors of Extensive Drug Resistant Typhoid Fever among Children in Karachi: A Case Control Study, 2018

Poster

Zabulon

Mutabazi

Rwanda

Factors associated with home delivery among mothers in Nyanza district, Rwanda, 2017

Poster

Bibiane Uwamahoro Rwanda Factors associated with unsuppressed viral load among HIV-positive patients on anti-retroviral therapy, Gihundwe Hospital, Rusizi District, Rwanda, 2016-2017 Poster

Salman

Jan

Saudi Arabia

A massive Scabies outbreak in Holy Makkah city, Western Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2018: Matched Case-Control Study

Poster

Ahmed

Al Omran

Saudi Arabia

Hepatitis C outbreak in a hemodialysis center, Saudi Arabia 2017

Poster

Yu-Neng

Chueh

Taiwan

Salmonellosis outbreak in a restaurant associated with French toast sandwich — Chiayi County, Taiwan, 2018

Oral

Irene

Kokuhabwa Mukurasi

Tanzania

Linkage into Care Among Newly Diagnosed HIV-Infected Individuals in Njombe Region, Tanzania 2017-2018: A prospective cohort

Oral

Esther

Kisaakye

Uganda

Outbreak of Human Anthrax Associated with Handling and Eating Meat from a Cow that Died from Unknown Causes: Kween District, Uganda, April 2018

Poster

Godfrey

Nsereko

Uganda

Malaria Outbreak Facilitated by Appearance of Vector-Breeding Sites after Heavy Rainfall and Inadequate Preventive Measures: Nwoya District, Uganda, March–May 2018

Poster

Abdulkareem

Nassar

Yemen

Outbreak of Cutaneous Leishmania in Bani Oshb sub-district, Hajjah Governorate, Yemen, July 2018

Poster

Francis

Nanzaluka

Zambia

Risk factors for cholera during an outbreak - Lusaka, Zambia, December 2017

Poster