Submitted to: United States Animal Health Association Proceedings
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 10/14/2003
Publication Date: 11/1/2004
Citation: Swayne, D.E. 2004. Report on Subcommittee on Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings, p494, 2004.
Technical Abstract: The Committee on Transmissible Diseases of Poultry has allotted significant blocks of time to presentations on and discussion of avian influenza and Newcastle disease outbreaks on both the October 13 and 14th sessions. The 5th International Symposium on Avian Influenza was held in Athens, Georgia, April 14-17, 2002. The proceedings were made available in September 2003 as a Special Issue in Volume 47 of Avian Diseases (pp. 783-1268). Accompanying the Proceedings was a CD containing the proceedings of the 1st-4th symposia. Additional copies are available from the American Association of Avian Pathologists (953 College Station Rd, Athens, Georgia 30602-4875, tel: 706-542-5645, Fax: 706-542-0249; AAAP@uga.edu) for $50. The price includes the hardcopy of the proceedings of the 5th symposium and the CD with 1st-4th proceedings. The Organizing Committee of the 5th Symposium and the Subcommittee on Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease recommends the 6th International Symposium on Avian Influenza be held at St. John's College, Cambridge, United Kingdom, April 3-6, 2006. The recommended co-chairs are David E. Swayne (USA) and Ilaria Capua (Italy).