TTP8 & STVM12 Congress, 24-29 August 2014, Cape Town, South Africa

Preliminary Poster Programme



Poster Sessions TTP-8/STVM-12 (134 presenters)

Poster Session I: Monday 25th August (17h00-19h00)

Abstract no.

Presenting Author and Title

0025

Maxwell Opara: Recovering Ability of the African Grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus) to Trypanosoma infections

0029

Francisco Ruiz-Fons: The effects of host and environmental factors on tick parasitism in red deer are modulated by sex

0040

Dr Pilar Alberdi: Anaplasma phagocytophilum strains inhibit apoptosis of Ixodes spp. tick cells to enhance early survival and multiplication

0051

Maria Pilar Alberdi: Experimental infections of HL-60 cells with different strains of Anaplasma phagocytophilum isolated from humans, dogs and sheep

0053

Veronika Urbanova: Components of tick complement system and their role in the immune response to microbial challenge

0060

Marinda Oosthuizen: Wild ruminant species as reservoir hosts of tick-borne haemoparasites

0064

Sandy Sibusiso Baloyi: Transcriptomic analysis of African swine fever virus gene expression during infection

0088

Vincenzo Lorusso: Tick-borne pathogens of camels in Sokoto, Nigeria: Updating some host-pathogen associations

0091

Nathalie Vachiery: Global gene expression profiling of virulent and attenuated strains: towards the comprehension of Ehrlichia ruminantium pathogenesis

0095

Rosangela Zacarias Machado: Molecular and serological detection of Theileria equi and Babesia caballi in equids in São-Luiz, Maranhão, Brazil

0101

Jasna Kraljik: Ticks and fleas on small mammals in natural foci of Eastern Slovakia

0104

Carin Boshoff: Experimental infection of domestic pigs with African swine fever virus to investigate transmission cycles

0125

Lenka Berthova: Rickettsia spp. in ticks, rodents and free-ranging ungulates in natural habitats of South-western Slovakia

0129

Stacey Leech: Development of an in vivo tick feeding model for high containment pathogens of public health importance

0130

Erich P. Zweygarth: In vitro establishment of Anaplasma phagocytophilum from roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in IDE8 tick cell cultures

0141

Keneilwe Euginia Peloakgosi: Characterization of Babesia rossi genotypes in dogs diagnosed with canine babesiosis

0145

Lesley Bell-Sakyi: Ultrastructural study of infection of tick cells with the alphavirus Semliki Forest virus

0153

Nina-Vanessa Littwin: The influence of small mammal host communities on ticks and tick-borne pathogens in Baden-Wuerttemberg (Germany)

0157

Emoke Pall: Serological evidence for Anaplasma phagocytophilum presence in feral horses from Danube delta, Romania

0158

Gabriela Lopes Vivas Vitari: Natural infection of Theileria equi in ticks collected from grazing areas in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

0160

Gabriela Lopes Vivas Vitari: Molecular detection of Babesia caballi in ticks collected from grazing areas in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

0167

Joseph Daniel Farrimond: Kinetics of tick-borne infections in cattle under trypanosomiasis control

0175

Monize Gerardi: Experimental infection of an Amblyomma sculptum population with an autochthonous strain of Rickettsia rickettsii

0177

Patricia Martinez Évora: Compared acquisition of resistance in domestic dogs to Rhipicephalus sanguineus from tropical (Brazil) and temperate (Argentina) regions after successive infestations

0195

Elen Anatriello: Ticks shape the host adaptive immune response via toll-like receptors

0202

Darci Moraes Barros Battesti: Embryonic cell culture of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille) (Acari: Ixodidae) for pathogen isolation and cultivation

0208

Chimwele Choopa: Investigating the possible presence of Theileria parva carrier cattle in Mnisi area

0218

Christian Barend Stephanus Hendriks: Towards understanding the host-vector-pathogen interactions of African swine fever virus in domestic suids

0235

Jennifer Bernard: Effect of salivary gland extract of tick Ornithodoros porcinus on African swine fever virus infection in pigs

0244

Sandra Antunes: Artificial feeding of Rhipicephalus microplus female ticks: effects of serum enriched with anti-calreticulin antibodies on tick and Babesia bigemina acquisition

0246

Sandra Antunes: Artificial feeding of Rhipicephalus microplus female ticks: effects of anti-TROSPA antibodies on tick and Babesia bigemina acquisition

0258

Juan Mosqueda: Antibodies to HAP2 conserved, B cell epitopes, identify Babesia bigemina tick stages

0073

Åshild K. Andreassen and Kirsti Vainio: TBEV along the coast of Southern and Western Norway

0103

Qiu Yongjin: Bacterial population analysis in tick salivary glands using 16S rDNA amplicon analysis

0117

Pavlina Bartikova: The incidence of Murine herpesvirus 68 in wild ticks Dermacentor reticulatus occurring in territory of Slovakia

0155

Múcio Flávio Barbosa Ribeiro: Anaplasma phagocytophilum in a Brazilian urban dog: clinical, parasitological, hematologic, sorological and molecular diagnostics

0165

Joseph Daniel Farrimond: Simultaneous detection of veterinary and zoonotic pathogens in Nigerian ticks

0166

Marylin Hidalgo: New serological and molecular evidence of spotted fever group rickettsiae in Villeta, Colombia

0173

Jasna Kraljik: Circulation of Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis and Babesia microti among ticks and rodents in natural foci of Slovakia (Central Europe)

0209

Felipe Krawczak: Serosurvey of small mammals to spotted fever group Rickettsia in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil

0226

Agatha Onyemowo Kolo: Molecular detection of Rickettsia africae and Rickettsia felis from ticks and fleas collected from domestic dogs in Mnisi, South Africa

0094

Claudio Mafra: ITS2 markers for molecular taxonomy of Brazilian Ixodidae ticks recognized as vectors of rickettsial agents

0102

Minique Hilda de Castro: De novo transcriptome assembly of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus salivary glands

0146

Darci Moraes Barros Battesti: cDNA library of argasid ticks: high potential for production of diagnostic kits and new drugs

0180

Manuel Rodriquez-Valle: Identification, expression and characterisation of Rhipicephalus microplus serine protease inhibitors (serpins)

0188

Cicera Gomes: Identification and characterization of RmSEI, a protein present in the gut of the tick Rhipicephalus microplus

0200

Darci Moraes Barros-Battesti: Presence of enzymes and anticoagulant action in secretions of three tick species

0206

Thyago Hermylly Santana Cardoso : Two novel cystatins identified in gut and ovary of Rhipicephalus microplus - functional and structural studies

0229

Ard Menzo Nijhof: OAKS: optimization and automation of artificial tick feeding

0265

Naftaly Githaka: Identification and sequence characterization of novel Theileria genotypes from the waterbuck (Kobus defassa) in a Theileria parva-endemic area in Kenya

End of session I

Poster Session II: Tuesday 26th August (17h00-19h00)

Abstract no.

Presenting Author and Title

Day

0009

Alan R. Walker and Stephen C. Barker: The character matrix approach to tick identification

0039

Michael L. Levin: Phylogeography of the Brown Dog Tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato)

0189

Diego Garcia Ramirez: Description of nymphs of Ornithodoros brasiliensis Aragão, 1923 (Acari: Argasidae) based on optical and scanning electron microscopy

0197

Maristela Peckle Peixoto : Genetic diversity of Theileria equi 18S rRNA gene in horses from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

0204

Katia Famadas: Free-living ixodid ticks in an urban Atlantic Forest fragment, Brazil

0207

Valeria Castilho Onofrio: New records of Ixodes species collected in the municipalities of Cotia and Itapevi, State of São Paulo, Brazil

0211

Diego Garcia Ramirez: Biology of Amblyomma calcaratum Neumann, 1899 (Acari: Ixodidae) in the laboratory

0217

Zama Shandapar Khumalo: Molecular detection and characterisation of Anaplasma species in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) in the Kruger National Park and Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, South Africa

0005

Mirabela Oana Dumitrache: Rhipicephalus rossicus, a neglected tick at the margin of Europe

0011

Olivier Sparagano: Sympatric occurrence of Ixodes ricinus, Dermacentor reticulatus and Haemaphysalis concinna ticks and their pathogens Rickettsia and Babesia species in Slovakia

0016

Marcos Rogério André: Tick and flea-borne pathogens circulating in free-roaming domestic cats in a zoo environment in Brazil

0017

Amélie Chastagner: Three clusters of Anaplasma phagocytophilum isolates from clinical cases of French domestic animals revealed by multi-locus sequence analysis

0018

Marcos Rogério André: Molecular detection of Anaplasma species in dogs in Colombia

0021

Awelani Mutshembele: Epidemiology and evolution of genetic variability of Anaplasma marginale in South Africa

0028

Francisco Ruiz-Fons: Dynamics of individual exposure to Coxiella burnetii infection in a Q fever endemic red deer (Cervus elaphus) farm

0034

Adrian Estrada-Sánchez: Fourier-transformed remote sensing data has superior performance over other abiotic variables to describe the niche of ticks

0043

Joon-seok Chae: A survey of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) virus detection from wild animals and Ixodidae ticks in Korea

0046

Joon-seok Chae: A Survey of Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) and Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS) Virus Infection in National Parks

0047

Joon-seok Chae: Detection of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) virus from domestic pigs in Korea

0048

Jeong-Byoung Chae: Survey on distribution of ticks in domestic pigs, wild boars and their habitats

0052

Michal Stanko: Effect of climatic factors on the occurrence and dominance of ticks in the karst region of Slovakia. 

0055

Matias Pablo Juan Szabó: Cattle and ticks in the Brazilian wildlife rich Pantanal: impact on environmental infestation

0065

Olivier Sparagano: The first isolation of Brucella melitensis (Rev. 1) vaccine strains from adult small ruminants in Sicily

0067

Rivalani Mthombeni: The development and partial validation of an OpTSGP1 ELISA

0068

Algimantas Paulauskas: Molecular detection and characterization of Babesia species in cervids and in ticks infesting cervids in Lithuania

0070

Alberto Espí Felgueroso: Borrelia burgdorferi S.L. among questing ticks and small mammals in Northern Spain Natural Reserve (Sierra del Sueve-Asturias)

0099

Magalie René-Martellet: Update on epidemiology of canine piroplasmosis in southern France

0114

Alessandra Torina: Ixodidae distribution in relation with climate and environmental factors in the Natural Reserve of Monte Pellegrino in Sicily, Italy

0115

Sandor Szekeres: Ticks and rodents with Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis infection in Southern Hungary

0133

Zuzana Svitálková: Three-years study of Babesia sp. and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in questing ticks in Southwestern Slovakia

0135

Zuzana Svitálková: Molecular detection of tick-borne pathogens in rodents and rodent-attached ticks in SW Slovakia.

0136

Ana L. Garcia-Perez : Clinical and laboratorial findings in an outbreak of tick-borne disease in naïve Assaf dairy sheep in northern Spain

0137

Bronislava Víchová: The prevalence and the seasonal dynamics of tick-borne pathogens in questing ticks from the Slovak Karst region, Central Europe.

0140

Maria Kazimirova: Abundance of Ixodes ricinus in an urban and woodland area in South-western Slovakia

0142

Maria Kazimirova: Prevalence of Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis in questing ticks and rodents in South-western Slovakia

0161

Candice Sant: Transplacental Transmission of Babesia caballi in Thoroughbred Foals in Trinidad

0164

Lidia Chitimia: New date of spatial distribution of Dermacentor reticulatus tick in Romania

0169

Jesús Alfredo Cortés Vecino: Some Approaches to the Seasonal Dynamics of Amblyomma cajennense sensu lato in Villeta, Colombia

0183

Alessandra Torina: Efficacy of different mosquito trapping methods in a humid area in Sicily

0187

Bronislava Víchová: Ticks and tick-borne pathogens in attractive tourist destinations of Croatia and Greece

0196

Jürg M. Grunder: Automatized analysis of behaviour activity with ticks (Ixodes ricinus)

0201

Igor Majlath : Blood parasites of the genus Hepatozoon found in snakes from Africa, America and Asia

0205

Viktoria Majlathova: The diversity of hard ticks (Ixodidae) in Slovakia

0213

Katia Maria Famadas : Soft ticks (Argasidae) on leptodactyloid frogs Thoropa miliaris (Spix, 1824) (Anura) in Brazil

0220

Joon-Seok Chae: Prevalence of Anaplasma, Bartonella and Borrelia species in Haemaphysalis longicornis collected from goats, Democratic People's Republic of Korea

0231

Olivia Mapholi: Assessments of tick dominance in South African Nguni cattle

0242

Sandra Antunes: What are Portuguese ticks hiding?

0245

Maria Margarida Santos-Silva: Surveillance for ticks and tick-borne pathogens in field and animal populations sharing Iberian lynx habitat

0250

Monika Mackiewicz: Prevalence of tick-borne pathogens in Northern Germany

0264

Jumari Steyn: Epidemiology of bluetongue virus in Mnisi, Mpumalanga

End of Session II

Poster Session III: Friday 29th August (10h00-11h150)

Abstract no.

Presenting Author and Title

Day

0026

Peter-Henning Clausen: Field trial assessing deltamethrin (Butox®) treatment of sheep against Culicoides species

0061

Rashed Ahmed Abdelnabi: Mosquitocidal activity of a group of essential oils (monoterpenoids) against Culex pipiens L (Diptera, Culicidae) In vitro assessment

0152

Andreas Turberg: Inhibition of egg laying and larval hatch in ixodid ticks treated with sub-lethal concentrations of flumethrin and flumethrin/imidacloprid combination

0219

Roelof van Wyk: Acaricide resistance screening and enzyme characterization of South African Rhipicephalus microplus and Rhipicephalus decoloratus ticks

0259

Gabriela Aguilar Tipacamú: Assessment of genetic variability in chloride channel dependant glutamate of a susceptible and resistant strain of Rhipicephalus microplus to Ivermectin

0004

Jiri Nepereny: Onset and duration of immunity in dogs after administration of the preparation based on FERRITIN 2 recombinant protein

0006

Jiri Nepereny: Testing of activity of the growth-inhibiting antibodies using in vitro growth inhibition test

0032

Philasande Gaven: Salivary gland transcriptome of female Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) decoloratus

0076

Olivier Sparagano : The isolation and identification of potential vaccine antigens against poultry red mite

0105

Alessandra Torina: Effects of recombinant Subolesin vaccine on tick infestations in cattle and sheep farms

0106

Pavlina Bartikova: Ticks with long hypostome induce morphological changes in different cell lines

0107

Iveta Stibraniova: Long mouthparts ticks versus short mouthparts ticks in anti-growth factors activities

0112

Lorelle Bizaare: Characterisation of a lipocalin-like protein from Ornithodoros savignyi

0113

Iveta Stibraniova: Effects of immunization with the tick-derived AvPDI protein on feeding and metamorphosis of different tick species and transmission of Borrelia afzelii by Ixodes ricinus

0120

Lucilla Steinaa: Perforin and CD25 expression in Theileria parva specific CTL correlate with cytotoxicity

0123

Shivani Goolab: Evaluating cell surface display as a potential brucellosis antigen delivery system

0127

Martin Palus: Changes in global gene expression in brains of mice with different clinical course of tick-borne encephalitis

0132

Antoinette Irene Josemans: The development of live attenuated tissue culture vaccine against heartwater in South Africa

0148

Dr. Gustavo Seron Sanches : Effective immunogenic chemical conjugations for P0 antigen in dogs against Brazilian Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks

0154

Múcio Flávio Barbosa Ribeiro: Evaluation in BALB/c mice of the vaccine of Anaplasma marginale produced in IDE8 cells associated with rMSP1a, using carbon nanotubes as a carrier molecule.

0162

Joaquin Pattarroyo: Intestinal damages in ticks feeding on immunized cattle with a subunit vaccine against Rhipicephalus microplus

0194

Robert Miller: Research project for integrated control of the Southern Cattle Fever Tick in Puerto Rico

0222

Mariette Ferreira: Evaluation of the protective ability of Bm86 and its interacting partners against the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus

0230

M. C. Marufu: Resistance to Rhipicephalus ticks in Nguni cattle reared in the semiarid areas of South Africa

0233

Ricardo Pérez-Sánchez: An RNAi-based approach for screening salivary protective antigens in argasid ticks

0236

Tetsuya Tanaka: The potential of recombinant ferritin 1 and ferritin 2 as anti-tick vaccine against Haemaphysalis longicornis

0238

Ricardo Pérez-Sánchez: Assessment of the protective efficiency of the Ornithodoros moubata apyrase and savignyigrin orthologues as vaccine targets

0239

Ricardo Pérez-Sánchez: Ornithodoros moubata salivary secreted phospholipase A2 (PLA2): a new P-selectin antagonist ligand and vaccine target

0253

Patricia Martinez Évora: Immunogenic potential of the recombinant Rhipicephalus microplus aquaporin protein against the tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus Latreille, 1806 in domestic dogs.

0270

Norbert Mencke: The impact of an imidacloprid/ flumethrin collar on the transmission of Babesia canis by Dermacentor reticulatus ticks to dogs.

0267

Libor Grubhoffer: The presence of spirochetes from Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex and tick-borne encephalitis virus in zoo animals in the Czech Republic.

0268

Dieter Heylen: Transmission dynamics of Borrelia bacteria in a bird tick community

0271

Stephen Graves: Human Pathogens Associated with ticks in Australia

0273

W. H. Stoltsz: Attempted infection of common waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) with buffalo-derived Theileria parva

End of Session III







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