Session: What's New in Infectious Disease Epidemiology
3185.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
What's New in Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Presider(s):Stanley H. Weiss, MD
12:30 PMHigh Prevalence of Dengue Fever in Caracas, Venezuela and Associated Risk Factors. An Emerging Disease Difficult to Control
Fátima Garrido, MD, Carolina A. Alvarez-Garriga, MD, SCP, Marco Marruffo, MD, MS, Federico Montealegre, DVM, MS, PhD, Erick Leonardo Suarez-Perez, MS, PhD, Gustavo Saldias, MPH, Manuel Bayona, MD, PhD, Celia Riera, MD, MPH
12:48 PMCluster Detection for Forecasting West Nile Virus Human Cases
Sergio Recuenco, MD MPH, Millicent Eidson, MA, DVM, Kathryn J. Schmit, Dennis J. White, MS, PhD, Laura D. Kramer, PhD, Barbara J. Wallace, MD
1:06 PMDisease-induced changes in pairing behavior and the validity of frequency-dependent transmission in STD models
James O. Lloyd-Smith, Wayne M. Getz, PhD
1:24 PMModeling the influence of climate variability on influenza epidemic patterns
Sharon K. Greene, MPH, James S. Koopman, MD, MPH, Mark L. Wilson, ScD
1:42 PMCorrelates of House Staff Knowledge of Infectious Disease Reporting
John H. Holmes, PhD, Nkuchia Mikanatha, DrPH, Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE
Organized by:Epidemiology
Endorsed by:Environment
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA