Accession Number : ADA332337

Title :   Tenth International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference

Descriptive Note : Final rept 27 Sep 96-26 Sep,97

Corporate Author : MARYLAND UNIV BALTIMORE

Personal Author(s) : Tramond, Edmund C.

PDF Url : ADA332337

Report Date : NOV 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 644

Abstract : The Tenth International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference was held in Baltimore, Maryland, September 8-13, 1996. This major international conference was attended by 400 scientists and public health officials from over 30 countries. The meeting featured both oral and poster presentations. Over 200 posters were presented. Poster breakout sessions were moderated by preselected participants. "Meet the Professor" talks focused on the clinical aspects of gonococcal and meningococcal infection. The goal was to introduce the real world problems of these infections to young and "new" investigators to the field.

Descriptors :   *SYMPOSIA, *PUBLIC HEALTH, *PATHOGENIC MICROORGANISMS, MARYLAND, GENES, INTERNATIONAL, INFECTIOUS DISEASES, IMMUNITY, INFLAMMATION, EPIDEMIOLOGY, NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE, NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS.

Subject Categories : Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology
      Medicine and Medical Research
      Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE