ITPD 2017

International Symposium on Tick-Borne Pathogens and Disease
ITPD 2017  Vienna, Austria, 24 to 26 September 2017
Under the auspices of the Austrian Society for Hygiene, Microbiology and Preventive Medicine (ÖGHMP)

Organisers ÖGHMP and ESGBOR/ESCMID Study Group for Lyme Borreliosis

Scientific Programme



Time schedule
Sunday  24 September 2017
15:00  Opening
15:45  Hard ticks as vectors Proteomics
18:00Foyer Reception

Monday  25 September 2017
08:30  Risk assessment
Eco-epidemiology
10:00  Break
10:15  Tick saliva
Tick cement
Tick-borne disease in dogs
12:00  Lunch Break
12:45  Poster Presentations
4 parallel sessions
selected topics
P1-P13 Borrelia miyamotoi detection, transmission, genetics, GlpQ, B. burgdorferi sl genomics
P14-P26 Ticks, tick-borne infections, ecology, tick cement
P27-39 Epidemiology of Lyme borreliosis
P40-P52 Detection of B miyamotoi & B burgdorferi sl, Lyme neuroborreliosis
15:00  Break
15:15  Immune responses and pathogenesis of B burgdorferi
Experimental infection with Borrelia miyamotoi
Culture of Candidatus
Neoehrlichia mikurensis
Borreliella
19:30  Symposium Dinner

Tuesday  26 September 2017
08:30  Lyme borreliosis management
Long-term outcomes erythema migrans & acrodermatitis
10:00  Break
10:15  Laboratory testing
Relapsing fever borreliae
Lyme borreliosis
OspA Vaccine
12:00  Lunch Break
12:45  Poster Presentations
4 parallel sessions
selected topics
P53-P65 Lyme neuroborreliosis, comparative studies
P66-P77 Host-pathogen interaction, Rickettsiae
P78-P88 Detection of tick-borne pathogens, vaccines
P89-P99 Tick-borne encephalitis, Relapsing fever and other tick-borne pathogens
15:00  Break
15:15  Tick-borne encephalitis
Long-term outcome of TBE
Resistance against TBEV
Unusual TBE

Closing of the Symposium