Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) would be the focus of a Dorothy R. Havemeyer workshop later this yr, and organizers are searching for abstracts for consideration as they develop this system.

The illness, attributable to the single-celled protozoan parasites Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora hughesi, is a key focus for equine researchers throughout the nation who search to raised perceive how they’ll diagnose, deal with, and forestall it.

Information on submission follows.

Goals and Format

The goal of the summary is to assist in improvement of the workshop program. The major targets of this workshop are to share our present state of experience in key areas pertaining to equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) with the intent to determine shortcomings of our information with the hopes of initiating collaborative analysis efforts and disseminating information to the neighborhood.

Each attending specialist will current his or her space of experience within the presentation format, together with ideas on crucial gaps in information, or current upcoming, ongoing, or latest analysis pertaining to EPM. Abstract displays submitted inside the themes of pathophysiology, prognosis and remedy, and prevention and epidemiology will obtain precedence; nevertheless, different areas of EPM shall be thought-about. Abstracts of present pilot research or proposed research shall be thought-about. Pilot or proposed research needs to be recognized as a part of the summary title when the summary is submitted.

Abstracts needs to be submitted by June 1, 2022. They shall be assessed on a first-come, first-served foundation. Note that workshop area is proscribed, and accredited abstracts shall be offered as oral displays; there are not any posters.

The workshop asks that researchers please comply with these model tips:

  • 12-point font in Times New Roman
  • Single spaced
  • Title needs to be in all caps and daring textual content and aligned with left margin
  • Author(s) title aligned with left margin
  • Author(s) title needs to be fully spelled out: first title and final title/surname
  • The presenting creator needs to be underlined
  • Affiliation of creator(s) to comply with creator(s) title utilizing establishment, metropolis, and state
  • Abstract needs to be one paragraph with no breaks
  • Figures and Tables needs to be embedded in summary, if relevant
  • Reference and acknowledgements generally is a new paragraph/break, if relevant
  • Abstract mustn’t exceed 250 phrases (excluding references and acknowledgements)
  • Deadline for summary submission is June 1, 2022
  • Send as a phrase doc to susan.brogan25@gmail.com

For any questions, please contact Frank Andrews, the Havemeyer EPM program chair.


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