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Sunday 16 August 2015

  Room 1A:
Main Auditorium
Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
9:00-17:00 CARS Meeting - Jury's Inn
14:00-20:00 Registration
18:00-19:30 Bayer Welcome Reception

Monday 17 August 2015

  Room 1A:
Main Auditorium
Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
08:00-18:00 Registration (Exhibition Hall)
09:00-10:00 Opening Ceremony - in partnership with University of Liverpool
10:00-10:30 Morning tea (Exhibition Hall)
10:30-11:30 Plenary 1: Lord Robert May - Parasites in a Changing World
11:30-12:30 Sponsor's Session - Bayer
1. Prevention and Control of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in the Southwestern United States.
2. Rhinos, Dogs and Seresto® Collars.
12:30-13:30 Lunch (Exhibition Hall)
Concurrent Session: 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5
13:30-15:30 Drugs and drug resistance Climate change, epidemiology and modelling Novel approaches to chemical and non-chemical control (endo and ecto-parasites) Vaccines and immunology One health
13:30-13:45

Keynote 1:
John Gilleard

"Looking to the Future" of anthelmintic resistance research: harnessing the power of genomics and genetics to fill our current knowledge gaps

39: Endemic status of tick-borne infections and tick-species diversity amongst transhumant zebu cattle in Karamoja region, Uganda: implications for control approaches 218: Beneath the surface: Structure-activity relationships and the anthelmintic properties of ellagitannins and gallotannins 277: Identification and characterisation of novel vaccine targets from the salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis Keynote 2:
Emily Jenkins
Charles Byaruhanga, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa Marica Engström, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Carol McNair, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK  
13:45-14:00 118: Molecular detection of tick and tsetse-borne bovine pathogens in Nigeria 299: 2H-chromen-2-one an anthelmintic-like phytochemical isolated from Gliricidia sepium leaves. 282: Characterisation of host-parasite interactions between the salmon louse, Lepeophtheirus salmonis, and Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar using tissue culture systems One Health and veterinary parasitology
Mathew Adamu, University of Agriculture Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology, Makurdi, Nigeria Elke von Son de Fernex, FMVZ-UNAM, Mexico Hazel C. McDonald, Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK  
14:00-14:15 303: Selection for anthelmintic resistant Teladorsagia circumcincta in pre-weaned lambs by treating their dams with long-acting moxidectin injection 128: Bovine theileriosis in Australia: the state of play 491: Insights into scabies mite's internal microbiome and identification of potential endosymbionts Keynote 3:
Luis Ortega
120: Risk factors and spatial distribution of Giardia spp and Toxoplasma gondii in urban dwelling marsupials in the greater Perth region
Dave Leathwick, AgResearch, Palmerston North, New Zealand Abdul Jabbar, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Pearl Swe, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia Alison Hillman, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
14:15-14:30 409: Evaluation of Worm Replacement as a Means to Reverse the Impact of Multiple-Anthelmintic Resistant Haemonchus contortus on a Sheep Farm 136: Molecular epidemiological investigation of equine piroplasmosis in Punjab, India 628: Anthelmintic effects of sainfoin against different cattle nematodes may be linked to concentration of condensed tannins in different gut compartments VARIABILITY IN Neospora caninum AND ITS RELEVANCE TO CATTLE INFECTION 217: Identification of Cryptosporidium hominis in Eastern Grey Kangaroo populations in Sydney catchments
Melissa Miller, The University of Georgia, Athens, USA Lachhman Das Singla,? Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, India Olivier Desrues, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Alireza Zahedi Abdi, Murdoch University, Perh, Australia?
14:30-14:45 582: Development of anthelmintic resistance on commercial sheep farms in the UK 453: Corridor disease (Theileria parva buffalo-associated infection in cattle): Development of the carrier-state in naturally infected cattle in South Africa Keynote 4:
Herve Hoste
661: TLR2 and TLR4 transcriptions in fresh blood from dogs with canine leishmaniosis due to Leishmania infantum 234: Tick-borne pathogens carried by Ixodes ricinus of autochthonous and migratory birds captured in southern Italy
Jane Learmount, The Animal and Plant Health agency, York, UK Abdalla Latif, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Pretoria, South Africa Sara Montserrat, Facultat de Veterinaria, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain Gioia Capelli, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Padova, Italy
14:45-15:00 526: High prevalence of Fasciolosis and evaluation of drug efficacy against Fasciola hepatica in dairy cattle in the Maffra and Bairnsdale districts of Gippsland, Victoria, Australia 265: Angiostrongylus hot spots in the UK - preliminary spatial epidemiological investigations 35: Eimeria bovis-triggered neutrophil extracellular trap formation is CD11b-, CD18-, TLR4-, ERK 1/2-, p38MAP kinase- and SOCE- dependent 354: What we do know, and what we need to know, about trypanosomes of Australian native mammals. 
Terry Spithill, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia Mark Fox, Royal Veterinary College, London, UK Tamara Mu?oz-Caro, Institute of Parasitology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany RC Andrew Thompson, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia
15:00-15:15 667: A quantitative and qualitative analysis of uptake and attitudes of sustainable parasite control practices by UK sheep farmers 454: Patchy distribution of slug species and prevalence of infection with Angiostrongylus vasorum in two similar cities in the southern United Kingdom 353: Shaking up our approach to Gastrointetinal nematode control: Target fitness not faecal egg counts  68: Establishment of an Eimeria arloingi in vitro culture and first analyses on parasite-triggered host endothelial cell reactions 550: High prevalence of Alaria alata in farmed wild boars (Sus scrofa) in Denmark - preliminary results of ongoing surveillance of zoonotic parasites
Corin Jack, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK Nor Azlina Abdul Aziz, University of Bristol,, Bristol, UK Jacques Cabaret, INRA, Nouzilly, France Liliana M. R. Silva, Institute of Parasitology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany Heidi Enemark, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
15:15-15:30 427: Does refugia play a role in slowing down anthelmintic resistance? 368: Toxocara eggs in the environment: quantifying the contribution of different definitive hosts. 699: Evaluation of entering cattle fecal egg counts and weights as indicators of response to deworming in a backgrounding operation. 357: Development of a yeast surface display library cell line to examine tick:host interactions 123: Molecular detection of Toxoplasma gondii in water samples from Scotland using an optimised oocyst recovery method.
Alison Morrison, Moredun Reseach Institute, Penicuik, Midlothian, UK Rolf Nijsse, Utrecht University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht, The Netherlands? Anne Zajac, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA, USA Thomas Karbanowicz, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Beth Wells, Moredun Research Institute, Midlothian, UK
15:30-16:00 Afternoon Tea (Exhibition Hall)
  Room 1A:
Main Auditorium
Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
Concurrent Session: 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5
16:00-18:00 Drugs and drug resistance Genes and genomics Novel approaches to chemical and non-chemical control (endo and ecto-parasites) Vaccines and immunology One health
16:00-16:15 Keynote 5:
Richard Martin
41: Lucilia cuprina genome unlocks parasitic fly biology to underpin future interventions 428: The effect of monitoring weight gain in small (sentinel) groups of lambs to trigger whole group anthelmintic treatment. 193: Ocular toxoplasmosis: a combination of assays to improve diagnosis and the use of pigs as a biological model Keynote 6:
Ben Makepeace
  Clare Anstead, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Fiona Kenyon, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK Jo?o Luis Garcia, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, PR, Brazil?  
16:15-16:30 Anthelmintics: The best way to predict the future is to create it 252: The scabies mite genome - a targeted molecular approach to identify novel therapeutic targets to treat scabies and mange 47: Diagnosis before treatment: Identifying dairy farmers' determinants for the adoption of sustainable practices in gastrointestinal nematode control. 12: Recombinant protein from Trypanosoma congolense a good diagnostic antigen in immuno-chromatographic test but fails to protect mice from lethal challenge 25 years of the Onchocerca ochengi model: What have cows taught us about human river blindness?
  Katja Fischer, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia Fiona Vande Velde, Ghent University, Belgium Kennedy Mochabo, Biotechnology Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya  
16:30-16:45 429: Global trends in antimicrobial use in food animals Keynote 7:
James Cotton
51: Ewe body condition score is a useful trait for refugia-based treatment strategies 659: Dietary protein supplementation regulates Type 2 immune response in parasitized lactating rats 439: First aberrant localization of Onchocerca lupi in a dog
Thomas Van Boeckel , Princeton University, USA   Lewis Kahn, University of New England, Armidale, Australia Aya Masuda, Scotland's Rural College, Edinburgh, UK Ana Margarida Alho, University of Lisbon, Portugal
16:45-17:00 244: Functional diversification of levamisole receptors in the trichostrongylid nematode Haemonchus contortus. Comparative genomics of over 70 helminth genomes 288: New strategic control of gastrointestinal nematode parasites in beef cattle in Brazil: effects on weight gain 386: Immunization in heifers with an inactivated vaccine against bovine trichomonosis using different doses and administration routes?? 129: Isolation and characterization of paramyosin from Onchocerca lupi, a neglected zoonotic nematode.
Thomas Duguet, Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, QC, Canada   Rafael Pereira Heckler, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, MS, Brazil Silvia Rojo-Montejo, SERIDA) Asturias, Spain? Bronwyn Campbell, Universita degli studi di Bari, Italy
17:00-17:15 676: Moxidectin transfer via milk and sub-lethal dose of the active to suckling lambs 376: NGS-based resequencing and reannotation of the Trypanosoma congolense genome and trancriptome 297: Evaluation of indicators for targeted selective treatment programs to control type II haemonchosis in ewes in Ontario, Canada 581: Challenges of diagnosis in the new era of canine Leishmania infantum vaccines 619: Canine ocular onchocerciasis in Western Canada: adoption-mediated introduction of a zoonotic parasite
Emma Doyle, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia Marcin Jakalski, Institute of Bioinformatics, The University of Muenster, Germany Trisha Westers, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Laia Solano-Gallego, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain John Gilleard, University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM), Alberta, Canada
17:15-17:30 615: Genetic evidence for the spread of a benzimidazole resistance mutation across southern India from a single origin in the parasitic nematode Haemonchus contortus 507: Ascaris suum: A Novel Functional Genomics Platform for Nematode Parasites With Potential for Organism-, Tissue- and Cell-level Drug Target Validation 301: Which is the best phenotypic trait for use in a targeted selective treatment strategy for sheep? 585: Leishvet guidelines for the management of feline leishmaniosis in Europe 349: Parasites,Plants and People
Umer Chaudhry, University of calgary, Calgary, Canada Louise Atkinson, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK Yan Laurenson, University of New England, NSW, Australia Maria Grazia Pennisi, Universit? di Messina, Italy Marion Johnson, University of Otago, New Zealand
17:30-17:45 733: Anthelmintic Resistance in Local Smallholder Goat Farms in Malaysia ? An Escalating Problem 467: Intra-specific variation and errors in helminth genomes: a case study with Haemonchus contortus. 422: Targeted Selective Treatment (TST) on commercial farms in Scotland 589: LeishVet consensus recommendations on canine leishmaniosis control 735: Albendazole use for GI nematodes does not affect the susceptibility of sheep to infection with Echinococcus granulosus
Chandrawathani Panchadcharam, Veterinary Research Institute, Perak, Malaysia James Wasmuth, University of Calgary, Canada David McBean, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK Guadalupe Mir?, Veterinary Faculty. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain Marshall Lightowlers, University of Melbourne, Veterinary Clinical centre, Australia
17:45-18:00 335: A yeast growth assay to characterise interaction of different fungicides and macrocyclic lactones with P-glycoprotein 9 of Cylicocylus elongatus 665: Exploring the role of microRNAs in Haemonchus contortus gene regulation. 302: Internal parasite management in livestock requires no further research 627: A cluster of naturally occurring equine leishmaniosis with persistent progressive clinical manifestations, sub-clinical infection and evaluation of the horse as a reservoir host 262: New insight in lymnaeid snails (Mollusca, Gastropoda) as intermediate hosts of Fasciola hepatica (Trematoda, Digenea) in Ecuador.
J?rgen Kr?cken, Freie Universit?t Berlin, Germany Neil Marks, University of Glasgow, UK Johann Schr?der, Meat & Livestock Australia, Sydney, Australia Gad Baneth, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel Yannick Caron, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Li?ge, Belgium
18:00-19:30 Moredun Institute Poster Session/Happy Hour (Exhibition Hall)

Tuesday 18 August

  Room 1A:
Main Auditorium
Room 1B Room 1C Room 3B Room 3A
08:00-18:00 Registration
Concurrent Session: 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5
09:00-10:30 Drugs and drug resistance Co-Infection Novel approaches to chemical and non-chemical control (endo and ecto-parasites) Companion animal Novel technologies
09:00-09:15 Keynote 8:
Carlos Lanusse
253: The scabies mite associated microbiota Keynote 9:
David Leathwick
471: The draft of the revised EMA/CVMP "Guideline for the testing and evaluation of the efficacy of antiparasitic substances for the treatment and prevention of tick and flea infestation in dogs and cats" Keynote 10:
Collette Britton
  Katja Fischer, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Qld, Australia   Dejan Cvejic, KLIFOVET AG, Munich,Bavaria, Germany  
09:15-09:30 Pharmacological challenges to extend the lifespan of existing and novel anthelmintics 323: The hidden microbiome ? the use of blocking primers to reveal zoonotic pathogens in ticks “Sustainable use of anthelmintics ? how we administer drugs influences the development of resistance” 295: False negative antigen tests in dogs infected with heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis). Small RNAs in novel diagnosis and control of parasitic helminths
  Charlotte L. Oskam, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia?   Jason Drake, Elanco Animal Health, Greenfield, IN, USA  
09:30-09:45 517: Investigating the acetylcholine receptor diversity in parasitic nematodes as potential targets for the development of anthelmintics 145:Transcriptomic analysis of RNA interference in the sheep scab mite, Psoroptes ovis 375: Gastrointestinal nematode infection of first grazing season dairy heifers: parasitological, clinical and grazing management indicators at individual and/or group levels for explaining daily weight gain Keynote 11:
Domenico Otranto
544: Embryonation of Ostertagia ostertagi eggs affects the outcome of real-time quantitative PCR
Elise Courtot, INRA, Nouzilly, France Edward J. Marr, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh UK Aurélie Merlin, LUNAM Université, Oniris, Nantes-Atlantic College of Veterinary Medicine and Food sciences and Engineering, Nantes, France   Markus Drag, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
09:45-10:00 721: Functional characterization of the Oesophagostomum dentatum nicotine-sensitive AChR 419: Impact of a trypanosomosis-focused intervention on the kinetics of bovine babesiosis: a longitudinal field trial from Nigeria. 463: Effect of anthelmintic treatment strategy on nematode species prevalence in grazing lambs in Scotland Of the diagnostic challenges and the unwritten stories of dog and cat parasites 186: Evaluation and application of a semi-automated multiplexed-tandem PCR for the specific diagnosis of gastrointestinal nematode infections in cattle
Claude Charvet, INRA, Nouzilly, France Vincenzo Lorusso, University of Edinburgh, UK Lynsey Melville, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK   Florian Roeber, AusDiagnostics, Sydney, Australia?
10:00-10:15 292: Closantel pharmacology: pattern of drug accumulation in adult Fasciola hepatica recovered from treated sheep Poster + Oral Session 1: We can work it out 137: Managing resistance to long-acting injectable moxidectin in sheep nematodes through identifying relationships with the efficacy of oral moxidectin and co-administration of unrelated anthelmintic 127: Release of lungworm larvae from snails in the environment: potential for alternative transmission pathways 50: Semiquantitative multiplexed tandem PCR for the detection and differentiation of Theileria orientalis genotypes in Australia and New Zealand
Luis Alvarez, UNCPBA, Tandil, Argentina Gareth Kelly, School of Environmental and Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia Alessio Giannelli, University of Bari, Valenzano, Bari, Italy Piyumali Perera, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
10:15-10:30 238: Ivermectin and abamectin interaction: pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic assessment in Cooperia spp. infected calves 298: Investigating the feasibility of targeted selective treatment at lambing in controlling Haemonchus sp. while maintaining refugia on sheep farms in Ontario, Canada 133: Feline lungworms unlock a novel mode of parasite transmission 350: A multiplexed hydrolysis probe quantitative PCR (qPCR) for diagnosis of bovine theileriosis caused by Theileria orientalis
Adri?n Lifschitz, Laboratorio de Farmacolog?a, CIVETAN (CONICET), Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, UNCPBA, Tandil, Argentina Trisha Westers, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Vito Colella, University of Bari, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Valenzano (Bari), Italy Cheryl Jenkins, Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute, Camden, NSW, Australia
10:30-11:00 Morning tea (Exhibition Hall)
11:00-12:00 Plenary 2: Professor Wendy Brown -
Exhausted CD4 T-cell Response Induced by Anaplasma marginale
12:00-13:00 Sponsor's session - Merial - New trends in the control of parasites in dogs and cats.
Poster + Oral Session 2: Here, There and Everywhere (1)
Poster + Oral Session 3: With a little help from my friends
Poster + Oral Session 4: Penny Lane
Poster + Oral Session 5: Moo-ving on

13:00-14:00 Lunch (Exhibition Hall)
Concurrent Session: 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5
14:00-15:30 Drugs and drug resistance Co-infection Novel approaches to chemical and non-chemical control (endo and ecto-parasites) Companion animal Drugs and Drug Resistance
14:00-14:15 140: Species composition of cultured larvae (L3) indicates reduced moxidectin susceptibility of immature Cylicocyclus species in horses. Keynote 12:
Vanessa Ezenwa
657: Role of lactobacilli against Giardia duodenalis infection in suckling mice 240: Occurrence of Aelurostrongylus abstrusus and Troglostrongylus brevior in cats from Italy 527 Up-regulation of MHC class II receptors in Leishmania infantum infected DH82 cells following TLR2 stimulation
Frans Kooyman, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands (1) Thibault Allain, INRA, Jouy-en-Josas, France Donato Traversa, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Teramo, Teramo, Italy Shazia Hosein, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK
14:15-14:30 499: In vitro and gene expression studies evaluating the role of P-glycoproteins in resistance to macrocyclic lactones in cyathostomins. Helminth-microbe co-infection: insights from a natural system 274: Eimeria bovis modulates the LDL-mediated cholesterol up-take and cholesterol modification in infected host cells 401: Efficacy of Broadline? spot-on against feline lungworms: a survey from Italy 510: Efficacy of orally administered fluralaner (BravectoTM chewable tablets) and topically applied imidacloprid / moxidectin (Advocate?) against generalized demodicosis in dogs
Laura Peachey, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK Penny, H. Hamid, Institute of Parasitology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen,? Germany Alessio Giannelli, University of Bari, Valenzano, Bari, Italy Josephus J Fourie, ClinVet International, Bloemfontein, South Africa
14:30-14:45 494: Growth inhibitory effects of clofazimine on Babesia and Theileria 182: Bovine tuberculosis and fasciolosis co-infection in cattle populations in Cameroon, Central Africa. 255: Target validation of the inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase (IMPDH) gene in Cryptosporidium using Phylomer peptides. 436: Efficacy of emodepside / praziquantel spot-on (Profender?, Bayer) against adult Aelurostrongylus abstrusus nematodes in experimentally infected cats 351: A Platform for Anthelmintic Drug Discovery using Genome-modified C. elegans
Ikuo Igarashi, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan R F Kelly, Roslin Institute, R(D),SVS, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Una Ryan, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Claudia Boehm, Bayer Animal Health GmbH, Leverkusen, Germany Chris Hopkins, AxumBio, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
14:45-15:00 101: Discovery of Sarolaner: A novel, orally administered, broad spectrum, isoxazoline ectoparasiticide for dogs 570: Effect of Fasciola hepatica infection on the Response of Bovine Macrophages to Mycobacterium bovis 336: Trypsin Activity in Glossina morsitans morsitans and some haematophagous insects (Phlebotomus duboscqi, Aedes aegypti and Stomoxys calcitrans) infected with Trypanosoma brucei brucei 636: Northward spread of the nematode Angiostrongylus vasorum in the United Kingdom 344: Unexpected drop in milk production after fenbendazole treatment during early grazing season in dairy cows
Tom L McTier, Zoetis VMRD, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Laura Garza Cuartero, School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Lydiah-Helen Kutima, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Tecnonology, Nairobi, Kenya Eric Morgan, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Nadine Ravinet, French Livestock Institute (IDELE), Nantes, France
15:00-15:15 325: Phenotypic and genotypic resistance to synthetic pyrethroids in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus populations from North and South America, South Africa and Australia 37: Co-infections of Neospora caninum and BVDV in water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) and cattle in the Northern Territory of Australia 482: Comparison between strategic and TST deworming strategy against Ascaridia galli in commercial laying hens 649: Seroprevalence of Angiostrongylus vasorum in Swedish dogs: a nationwide study. Poster +
Oral Session 6: Help!
Leonore Lovis, Novartis Centre de Recherche Sant? Animale SA, St. Aubin (FR) 1566, Switzerland Michael P Reichel, University of Adelaide, Roseworthy, Australia Behdad Tarbiat, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden Giulio Grandi, Swedish National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden
15:15-15:30 424: Investigating the biological roles of scabies mite cysteine proteases and their potential as drug targets. 403: A social-ecological approach to sustainable management of gastrointestinal nematodes at the wildlife-livestock interface in Botswana 480: Purified extracts from chicory (Cichorium intybus) inhibit Ascaris suum glutathione-S-transferase activity and reduce survival of larvae in vitro. 710: Prevalence of gastrointestinal and lung parasites in Swiss cats and first evaluations of ELISAs to detect antibodies against Aelurostrongylus abstrusus
Simone Reynolds, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Josephine Walker, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Andrew Williams, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark Manuela Schnyder, Institute of Parasitology, Zurich, Switzerland
15:30-16:00 Afternoon Tea (Exhibition Hall)
Concurrent Session: 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5
16:00-18:00 Drugs and drug resistance Climate change, epidemiology and modelling Novel approaches to chemical and non-chemical control (endo and ecto-parasites) Companion animal Genetics of host resistance
16:00-16:15 489: microRNAs and drug resistance in parasitic nematodes Keynote 13:
Johannes Charlier
725: Epidemiology of gastrointestinal nematode infection in exotic artiodactilids at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and efficacy of Duddingtonia flagrans on infective larvae in feces 15: In vitro synergistic effect of permethrin combined with dinotefuran against the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis felis) 647: Mathematical modelling of nematode infection and the development of novel diagnostic tests.
Eileen Devaney, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK James Miller, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Marie Varloud, Ceva Sant? Animale, Libourne, France Michael Stear, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
16:15-16:30 208: Expression of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors from parasitic nematodes in Caenorhabditis elegans ECONOHEALTH: placing helminth infections of livestock in an economic, environmental and social context 709: Vernonia amygdalina: An answer to ivermectin resistance in goat helminths? 29: Efficacy of fipronil combined with permethrin commercial spot-on (Effitix?) preventing Phlebotomus perniciosus from feeding on dogs. 484: Host response and differential gene expression in Scottish Blackface lambs with divergent phenotypes for resistance to gastrointestinal nematodes
Megan Sloan, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA Oyeduntan Adediran, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria (1) Michel FRANC, Laboratoire de Parasitologie, ?cole Nationale V?t?rinaire de Toulouse, Toulouse, France Orla Keane, Teagasc, Dunsany, Co. Meath, Ireland
16:30-16:45 346: Biotransformation of benzimidazole anthelmintics in Caenorhabditis elegans and Haemonchus contortus. 222: Spatial distribution of Fasciola hepatica in Swedish beef cattle herds and assessment of risk factors 53: In vitro and In vivo effects of Aloe ferox plant on gastrointestinal nematodes and live weight gain of growing sheep 83: Rapid onset of pulicidal activity of spinosad compared to afoxolaner 492: Relative maturity and immunity to parasites: comparison of resistant and resilient Romney lambs
Susan Stasiuk, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada Adam Novobilsky, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences,? Uppsala, Sweden Mawahib Ahmed, University of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Anthony Rumschlag, Elanco, Greenfield, IN, USA Andrew Greer, Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand
16:45-17:00 86: Comparison of ivermectin and moxidectin resistance profiles in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans 269: Risk factors for lungworm infections in Dutch dairy herds 134: Effect of Gliricidia sepium leaves intake on larval establishment of Cooperia spp., in calves. 456: Evaluation of a collar device based on Deltamethrin and Propoxur in controlling sand flies on dogs 530: Selection of sheep for resistance to gastro-intestinal nematodes in France: where are we and where are we going?
C?cile M?nez, INRA, TOULOUSE, France Marian Aalberts, GD Animal Health, Deventer, The Netherlands Elke von Son de Fernex, Centro de Ense?anza Investigaci?n y Extensi?n en Ganader?a Tropical (FMVZ-UNAM), Veracruz, Mexico Leucio C?mara Alves, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil Philippe JACQUIET, UMT Sant? des petits Ruminants, Toulouse, France
17:00-17:15 724: A novel pharyngeal nicotinic acetylcholine receptor formed by EAT-2 and EAT-18 as a potential drug target 651: Quantifying liver fluke (Fasciola hepatica) prevalence in wild red deer (Cervus elaphus) and assosications between infection risk and habitat characteristics 318: Can chitinolytic microfungi be used to reduce the number of chicken ascarid eggs in soil? 487: Rapid and complete flea control in dogs using a Dinotefuran-based flea spray Keynote 14:
Eric Morgan
Shivani Choudhary, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA Andrew French, Environmental Research Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands, Thurso, UK Sundar Thapa, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Jeff Blair, Ceva Sant? Animale, Libourne, France
17:15-17:30 115: Molecular and genetic basis of drug resistance in Trypanosoma congolense 476: A decade with Haemochus contortus in Swedish sheep flocks 643: Effects of carob pod (Ceratonia siliqua) meal fed in sheep against gastrointestinal nematodes 583: A combination of imidacloprid and flumethrin (Seresto? Collar) prevents transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu stricto) and Anaplasma phagocytophilum from naturally infected ticks to dogs. Improving host genetics for resistance to parasites: searching for optimum phenotypes in a changing climate
Eliane Tihon, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium Johan H?glund, BVF Parasitology, Uppsala, Sweden Katerina Saratsi, VRI HAO Demeter, Thessaloniki, Thermi, Greece Byron Blagburn, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA
17:30-17:45 723: Asu-ACR-16: a homomeric nAChR drug target widely distributed in Ascaris tissues 700: Naturally acquired helminth infections in organic pigs 664: Targeted use of bioactive forages as a curative treatment for organic lambs 630: Comparative efficacy of topically applied permethrin/ imidacloprid and oral administration of afoxolaner or fluralaner against transmission of Ehrlichia canis by infected Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks to dogs  468: Resist measuring resilience: Recording high performers in their parasitised environment is simpler and as good
Melanie Abongwa, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA Helena Mejer, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark Robin McAnulty, lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand Bettina Schunack, Bayer Animal Health GmbH, Monheim, Germany? Gareth Kelly, School of Environmental and Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia
17:45-18:00 726: Effects of cholinergic anthelmintics in a filarial parasite, Brugia malayi.  705: Periparturient parasitism increases the environmental footprint of lamb production 682: Bioassay-guided purification of anti-parasitic compounds from indigenous Ethiopian medicinal plants 662: Prognostic markers for the outcome of acute Babesia canis infections. 308: Toxoplasma gondii infection in mouse impairs long-term fear memory consolidation and downregulates Arc expression
  Saurabh Verma, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA Jos Houdijk, SRUC, Edinburgh, UK Ketema Tolossa, Disease systems, Scotland's Rural College, Scotland, UK Ramon Marc Eichenberger, Institute of Parasitology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland? Fumiaki Ihara, NRCPD, Obihiro Univ., Hokkaido, Japan
18:00-19:30 Wiley Poster Session/Happy Hour (Exhibition Hall)

Wednesday 19 August

  Room 1A:
Main Auditorium
Room 1B Room 1C Room 3B Room 3A
08:00-18:00 Registration
Concurrent Session: 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5
09:00-10:30 Drugs and drug resistance Climate change, epidemiology and modelling Novel approaches to chemical and non-chemical control (endo and ecto-parasites) Vaccines and immunology Novel diagnostics
09:00-09:15 256: Resilience to worm infections in lambs may modify anthelmintic treatment protocols 79: A simulation model to investigate host-parasite interactions between first season grazing calves and O. ostertagi 683: In vitro and in vivo validation of bioactive plants for parasite control 474: Relationship between humoral immunity and endoparasite burden in cattle Keynote 15:
Ted Bianco
Brown Besier, Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia, Albany, Western Australia, Australia Zoe Berk, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK Spiridoula Athanasiadou, SRUC, Edinburgh, UK Robin McFarlane, Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand
09:15-09:30 554: From Genome and transcriptome revealing the true detoxome of Fasciola hepatica 189: Bayesian modelling of factors potentially influencing the spatial distribution of Echinococcus multilocularis in foxes 109: Body condition score as a practical selection tool for targeted selective treatment-based nematode control strategies in adult Merino sheep 495: Immune responses of dairy cattle naturally exposed to Fasciola hepatica in the UK Testing times: How can we move on from the feast or famine approach to diagnostic tool development?
Rebekah Stuart, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK Franz J. Conraths, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Greifswald ? Insel Riems, Germany Meghan Cornelius, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Western Australia, Australia John Graham-Brown, Veterinary Parasitology, Dept. Infection Biology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool Science Park iC2, 146 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L3 5RF, UK
09:30-09:45 Keynote 16:
Jane Hodgkinson
194: GLOWORM-PARA: Development and validation of a generic model framework for the parasitic phase of gastro-intestinal nematode parasites in ruminants. 493: The effect of acid fertilisers on parasite larval development and viability 666: Analysis of antibody affinity maturation following vaccination with recombinant Fasciola hepatica antigens 359: Development of a novel ‘Nemabiome’ sequencing assay for the relative quantitation of parasitic nematode species in cattle fecal samples
Sien Verschave, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium Andrew Greer, Lincoln University, Christchurch, New Zealand Kim Lawlor, School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Russell Avramenko, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
09:45-10:00 Unravelling Triclabendazole resistance in the liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica 330: Predicting the impact of climate change on gastrointestinal nematodes 180: Economical optimization of targeted selective drenching in horses 685: Stage-specific immunity against Haemonchus contortus in sheep 316: Non-destructive sampling and Next Generation Sequencing reveal zoonotic pathogens in archived ticks
Hannah Rose, School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Guillaume Sall?, INRA UMR1282 Infectiologie et Sant? Publique, Nouzilly, France Jorge Francisco Gonzalez , Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Arucas, Canary Islands, Spain Charlotte L. Oskam, Vector & Water-borne Pathogen Research Group, School of Veterinary & Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia?
10:00-10:15 383: Computer processed high definition video imaging of Dirofilaria immitis larvae; can motility be used to determine macrocyclic lactone resistance status? 345: Development of a simulation model of the parasitic risk related to gastrointestinal nematode infection in grazing heifers 362: Partitioning production loss due to Trichostrongylus colubriformis into direct and immune-mediated components in grazing meat-breed lambs Keynote 17:
Jacqui Matthews
650: Dirofilaria immitis derived microRNAs represent a species-specific biomarker for infection
Mary Maclean , University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA Alain Chauvin, LUNAM Universit?, Nantes-Atlantic College of veterinary medicine and food sciences and engineering (Oniris), UMR BioEpAR, Nantes, France Michelle Dever, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia?   Erin McCammick, Parasitology, The Institute for Global Food Security, School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
10:15-10:30 694: Interaction of macrocyclic lactones with a Dirofilaria immitis P-glycoprotein? 464: Estimation of the effect of F. hepatica infection on beef carcass performance using Bayesian regression modeling and adjusting for abattoir liver inspection imperfectness 179: Knockdown of ferritin genes increases the susceptibility of the hard tick Haemaphysalis longicornis to bacterial infection Progress towards a sub-unit vaccine for control of teladorsagiosis in sheep 714: A novel snapback primer assay for the detection and discrimination of Haemonchus species using DNA melting analysis.
Thangadurai Mani, McGill University, Institute of Parasitology, Sainte Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, Canada Stella Mazeri, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Tetsuya Tanaka, Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, Joint Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan   Katja Silbermayr, University of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Parasitology, Department of Pathobiology, Vienna, Austria
10:30-11:00 Morning tea (Exhibition Hall)
11:00-12:00 Plenary 3: Professor Janet Hemingway -
Novel interventions and enabling technologies for insect-borne disease prevention
12:00-13:30 WAAVP General Business Meeting and Prize Awards
13:30-14:00 Packed Lunch (Exhibition Hall)
Free Afternoon Free Afternoon

Thursday 20 August

  Room 1A:
Main Auditorium
Room 1B Room 1C Room 3B Room 3A
08:00-18:00 Registration
Concurrent Session: 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5
09:00-10:30 Genes and genomics Climate change, epidemiology and modelling Novel approaches to chemical and non-chemical control (endo and ecto-parasites) Vaccines and immunology Novel diagnostics
09:00-09:15 Keynote 18:
Damer Blake
Keynote 19:
Laura Rinaldi
10: Tick-repellent and acaricidal properties of plant-derived extracts: a review of current in vitro bioassays 310: First season performance of Barbervax, a novel vaccine for Haemonchus contortus, now commercially available in Australia. 332: DNA-based testing for liver fluke infection in sheep, an evaluation of Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification
    Olubukola Adenubi, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Guateng, South Africa David Smith, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK Philip Skuce, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK
09:15-09:30 Eimeria genomics: where are we now and where are we going? Looking to the future of geospatial health: strengths, weaknesses and challenges? 195: Evaluation of Herbal complex against Haemonchus contortus and Rhipicephalus microplus 381: Cysteine proteases and superoxide dismutase as vaccine antigens against the bovine lungworm Dictyocaulus viviparus 365: Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for rapid identification of invasive Aedes mosquito species
    Muhammad Arfan Zaman, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Jhang, Pakistan Sabine Schicht, Institute for Parasitology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hanover, Germany Cornelia Silaghi, National Center for Vector Entomology, Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
09:30-09:45 114: Genetic diversity in the natural Trypanosoma congolense population 553: Impact of climate change and subtherapeutic treatment on the development of anthelmintic resistance in nematode parasites of cattle 229: Essential oils in the control of the donkey chewing louse, Bovicola ocellatus Keynote 20:
Tom McNeilly
722: FECPAKG2 is a novel online faecal egg counting system for remote location parasite monitoring.
  Eliane Tihon, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium Friederike Knapp-Lawitzke, Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine Freie Universit?t Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany Lauren Ellse, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK   Gregory Mirams, Techion Group Ltd, Dunedin, New Zealand
09:45-10:00 187: A novel phylogeny for the piroplasms 394: Moisture requirements for the horizontal migration of infective stage larvae of gastrointestinal nematodes 250: Acaricidal activity against Rhipicephalus microplus resistant to acaricides of extracts from Capraria biflora collected in different seasons Immune modulation by Teladorsagia circumcincta and implications for control 389: Pooling sheep faecal samples for the assessment of gastrointestinal strongyle infection intensity and anthelmintic drug efficacy using McMaster and Mini-FLOTAC
Andrea Paparini, Vector- and Water-Borne Pathogen Research Group, School of Veterinary & Life Sciences, Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA, Australia Tong Wang, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Jose Alberto Rosado Aguilar, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico   Laura Rinaldi, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
10:00-10:15 447: Mitochondrial genome analyses suggest multiple Trichuris species in humans, baboons, and pigs from different geographical regions 449: Consistency of strongyle egg shedding in horses 653: Artificial feeding of Ixodes ricinus and Dermacentor reticulatus ticks 405: Characterization of exosomes in the ovine nematode Teladorsagia circumcincta. 257: Characterisation and detection of Cryptosporidium using platform technologies
Mohamed B F Hawash, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Jacqui Matthews, Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Penicuik, UK Ard Nijhof, Institute of Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany Thomas Tzelos, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK Una Ryan, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
10:15-10:30 498: The mitochondrial genome of Dirofilaria repens: organization and identification of potential markers for population genetics 364: Meta-analysis of cyathostomin community structure and diversity 728: Use of Vegetation Index (VI) to predict the distribution of ticks in pastures 518: First evidences of N-glycosylation of the cathepsin clade in the Newly Excysted Juvenile (NEJ) Fasciola hepatica 717: Identification of phlebotomine sand fly blood meals by real-time PCR
Esra Yilmaz, Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany Guillaume Sallé, INRA UMR1282 Infectiologie et Santé Publique, Nouzilly, France Jean-Baptiste Genouvrier, VetAgro Sup, Campus Vétérinaire de Lyon, Université de Lyon, Marcy l'Etoile, France Andres Garcia Campos, School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Kamila Sales, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Recife, Brazil
10:30-11:00 Morning tea (Exhibition Hall)
11:00-12:00 Plenary 4: Professor Tim Anderson - Evolutionary genomics and parasite biology
12:00-13:00 Sponsor's session - Elanco - Expanding horizons together.
Poster + Oral Session 7: Here, There and Everywhere (2)
Poster + Oral Session 8: Ticket to Ride
Poster + Oral Session 9: "bits and pieces" (cells, molecules and genes)
Poster + Oral Session 10: Love me do
13:00-14:00 Lunch (Exhibition Hall)
Concurrent Session: 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5
14:00-15:30 Drugs and drug resistance Climate change, epidemiology and modelling Genes and genomics Lifelong Education Novel diagnostics
14:00-14:15 617: Inhibition of motility in the L3 stage is a poor phenotype for detecting and measuring resistance to avermectin / milbemycin drugs in gastrointestinal nematodes 669: High prevalence of T. foetus ‘bovine genotype' in faecal samples from domestic pigs in a mixed farming system with T. foetus negative cattle 625: The Fasciola hepatica genome: gene duplication and polymorphism reveals adaptation to the host environment and the capacity for rapid evolution

14:00-14:20
Keynote 21:
Anne Zajac: Establishing a Veterinary Parasitology Specialty—the North American Experience

Keynote 23: Janina Demeler
Melissa Miller, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA Victoria Morin-Adeline, University of Sydney, Australia Steve Paterson, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
14:15-14:30 569: Monepantel resistance of Haemonchus contortus in a Dutch sheep flock urges the application of preventive management measurements 732: Prevalence of Eimeria spp. in dairy cattle in northern and central Italy and correlation between species and oocyst excretion 596: An in vitro platform for the interrogation of Fasciola hepatica development 14:20-14:40
Keynote 22:
Kurt Pfister: Veterinary Parasitology – status quo and where to go
Rene van den Brom, GD Animal Health, Deventer, The Netherlands Ylenia Abbate, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche, Perugia, Italy Paul McCusker, Institute for Global Food Security, School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
14:30-14:45 445: Next-generation deep sequencing approaches to assess distribution of gastro-intestinal nematode species and benzimidazole resistance in Western Canadian sheep flocks 80: Prevalence of pathogenic Eimeria spp. in Dutch dairy replacement calves and associated risk factors 500: What does the population structure of Fasciola hepatica in British sheep and cattle tell us about parasite transmission? 315: Monitoring of Dictyocaulus viviparus clinical infection in adult dairy cows through primiparous sera and tank milk MSP-ELISA
Libby Redman, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T. van Werven, Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands Nicola Beesley, Veterinary Parasitology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK Christophe CHARTIER, Oniris, Nantes, France
14:45-15:00 260: Does in vitro egg hatch test predict the clinical failure of benzimidazole treatment in Haemonchus contortus? 273: Encephalitozoonosis- more than a rabbit’s parasitosis 588: Fasciola hepatica GPCRs - candidate flukicide targets? 441: The III ParSCo (Parasitology Summer Course): a FantasTick parasitological experience in Southern Italy 138: Coproantigen ELISA - can treatment failure in F. hepatica be reliably detected?
Marian Varady, Institute of Parasitology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Kosice, Slovakia Barbara Hinney, Institute of Parasitology, Department for Pathobiology, Veterinary University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Paul McVeigh, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK Ana Margarida Alho, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Animal Health (CIISA), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon (FMV-ULisboa), Lisbon, Portugal Sarah George, The University of Sydney, Camden, NSW, Australia?
15:00-15:15 644: Field application of pyrosequencing assays to survey benzimidazole resistance in trichostrongylid nematodes in three key European countries 272: Endoparasite fauna of whales (Balaenoptera musculus, B. physalus, B. borealis and Physeter macrocephalus) in the North Atlantic 200: Integrating genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics to investigate Fasciola hepatica virulence and invasion 608: Parasitology for digital natives 228: Evaluation of the performance of five diagnostic tests for Fasciola hepatica infection in naturally infected cattle using a Bayesian no gold standard approach.
Janina Demeler, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany Carlos Hermosilla, Institute of Parasitology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Hesse, Germany Krystyna Cwiklinski, School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, UK Anne Beasley, University of Queensland, Gatton, Queensland, Australia Stella Mazeri, The Roslin Institute, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
15:15-15:30 321: Detection of anthelmintic resistance in gastrointestinal nematodes from Spanish sheep flocks comparing the egg hatch assay and the presence of resistant alleles by pyrosequencing 431: Effects of Teladorsagia circumcincta infection and subsequent anthelmintic administration on the ovine gastro-intestinal microbiome 221: Transcriptomic analyses of haematophagous parasitic lifestyle adaptations in the poultry red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae). 708: Defining North American Veterinary Parasitology Competencies by the AAVP 522: Luminex technology in the diagnostics of cooperia oncophora, dictyocaulus viviparus and fasciola hepatica in bovine serum and milk samples
Myriam Esteban-Ballesteros, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Leon, Leon, Spain Dave Bartley, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK Harry Wright, Moredun Research Institute, Penicuik, UK? Karen Snowden, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA Sofia N. Karanikola, Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
15:30-16:00 Afternoon Tea (Exhibition Hall)
Concurrent Session: 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5
16:00-17:30 Drugs and drug resistance Climate change, epidemiology and modelling Genes and genomics Companion animal One health
16:00-16:15 213: Anthelminthic efficacy against cattle gastrointestinal nematodes: Results of multi-site faecal egg count reduction study in England 696: Can infection with one genotype of C. parvum protect against infection with another? 497: RNA-Seq analysis of differentially expressed genes in cattle- and buffalo-derived Theileria parva isolates 444: Current status of canine onchocerosis by Onchocerca lupi and first case report in Europe of the infection in a cat 532: Controlling Taenia solium and soil transmitted helminths in a northern Lao PDR village: Impact of a triple dose albendazole regime.
Ian Nanjiani, Westpoint Veterinary Group, West Sussex, UK Sarah Thomson, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK Kgomotso Sibeko-Matjila, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa? Carla Maia, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical. Global Health and Tropical Medicine. Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal Amanda Ash, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia?
16:15-16:30 216: Zolvix® Plus Cattle - Efficacy against gastro-intestinal nematodes infecting cattle. 306: Molecular epidemiological analyses of symbiotic virus of Cryptosporidium parvum in Japan 259: Niche-specific gene expression in the parasitic nematode Teladorsagia circumcincta 614: Canine and Feline Strongyloidosis in France: a retrospective review of 23 cases with consequences for methods of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention 28: The Epidemiology and Public Health Importance of Cystic Echinococcosis in the Pastoralist Production System of Karamoja Region in Uganda.
Jessica King, Elanco Animal Health, Sydney, NSW, Australia Fumi Murakoshi, National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan Alasdair Nisbet, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK Bruno Polack, Université Paris-Est, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Unité de Parasitologie, Maisons-Alfort, France Francis Inangolet Olaki, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway
16:30-16:45 289: Assessment of the ricobendazole plus levamisole nematodicidal combination in cattle 523: Experimental transmission of Besnoitia besnoiti by stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) 408: The effect of Psoroptes ovis infestation on ovine epidermal barrier function 9: Molecular Detection of canine vector borne diseases in dogs from a village in northern Cambodia 623: The geographical distribution of Ixodidae and their potential vector capacity for the CCHFV in sheep and goats in Greece.
Candela Canton, Laboratorio de Farmacología, Centro de Investigación Veterinaria de Tandil (CIVETAN), CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, UNCPBA, Tandil, Argentina Sharif SHUKRI, UMR INRA ENVT 1225 IHAP, Toulouse, France Stewart Burgess, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK Tawin Inpankaew, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand ILIAS CHALIGIANNIS, Veterinary Research Institute, Hellenic Agricultural Organization-Demeter, Thessaloniki, Greece
16:45-17:00 639: Reduced field efficacy of ivermectin against Ostertagia ostertagi and Cooperia oncophora in Danish cattle 555: Masonite oviposition substrate in tiger mosquitoes surveillance: Do the sizes really matter? 91: Parasite-microbiota interactions - a role in helminth-induced suppression of inflammation? 341: Prevalence of vector-borne pathogens in dogs from Haiti 646: Spotted fever group rickettsiae in hard ticks (Acari: Ixodidae), Romania
Miguel Peña-Espinoza, National Veterinary Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark Luigi Falsone, Dipartimento di Scienze Veterinarie, Messina, Italy Cinzia Cantacessi, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK Lindsay Starkey, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA Mariana Ionita, Department of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Agronomical Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
17:00-17:15 19: Vaccination against coccidiosis ameliorates drug resistance in commercial poultry production 715: Diversity sand flies in a military training camp in north-eastern Brazil 472: Identification of putative vaccine candidates in Cystoisospora suis using an in silico genomic-based screening 688: Molecular detection of zoonotic rickettsiae and Anaplasma in domestic dogs and their ectoparasites in Bushbuckridge, South Africa 96: Molecular identification of blood parasites in camels (Camelus dromedarius) of Iran
H. David Chapman, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA Filipe Dantas-Torres, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Recife, Brazil Nicola Palmieri, Institute of Parasitology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria Agatha Kolo, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa Alireza Sazmand, Institute of Parasitology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Vienna, Austria
17:15-17:30 227: Characterisation of Dermanyssus gallinae glutathione S-transferases and their potential as acaricide detoxification proteins. 146: Feeding phenology of ticks: insights through fat measurement. 671: Genomic resources to study anthelmintic resistance in Haemonchus contortus and Teladorsagia circumcincta 31: Equine parascarosis: A different infection pattern in working donkeys 188: Tunga penetrans infections are highly prevalent among animal hosts in human tungiasis-endemic villages of Uganda
Kathryn Bartley, Moredun Research Institute, Penicuik, Midlothian, UK Swaid Abdullah, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Roz Laing, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK Getachew Mulugeta Adako, Donkey Sanctuary, Devon, Sidmouth, UK Francis Mutebi, College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
17:30-18:00 Closing Ceremony
19:00-23:30 Virbac Conference Dinner at the Liverpool Cathedral
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