Print Page | Contact Us | Report Abuse | Sign In | Join Today
2016 Scientific Program Complete Schedule

Scientific program subject to change.  

18 July 2016, Monday - Session Talks Session Chairs/Presenter 
 Keynote Speaker Topic - Wildlife Field Techniques Allison Tuttle
BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR FIELD-BASED SURGERY AND ANESTHESIA OF FREE-RANGING WILDLIFE
Sathya Chinnadurai
 Wildlife Field Techniques Clay Hilton

Martine van Zijll Langhout

WRITING AND REVIEWING ANIMAL CARE AND USE PROTOCOLS FOR WILDLIFE RESEARCH: TIPS ON PLANNING FOR THE UNEXPECTED
Elizabeth Falendysz
ON-THE-GO LABS: PORTABLE FIELD DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES Paul Calle
HOW AND WHAT CAN WE--SHOULD WE--LEARN ABOUT WORKING WITH BIOLOGISTS? Sonia Hernandez
HOW ARE WILDLIFE BIOLOGISTS TRAINED IN WILDLIFE HEALTH? Jennifer Bloodgood
 One Health Pam Dennis

Alex Greenwood

ONE HEALTH AND CONSERVATION MEDICINE ARE EVOLVING TO BUILD TRANSDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATIONS, INTEGRATIVE RESEARCH, AND LOCAL CAPACITY Alonso Aguirre
PRACTICAL EXPERIENCES OF AN NGO IMPLEMENTING ONE HEALTH INITIATIVES IN THE ALBERTINE, ECOSYSTEM, HOIMA, UGANDA Lawrence Mugisha
SEROEPIDEMIOLOGICAL MONITORING IN SENTINEL ANIMALS AND HUMANS AS PART OF ARBOVIRUS SURVEILLANCE IN THE ATLANTIC FOREST OF BAHIA, BRAZIL
Lillian Catenacci 
CLINICAL RELEVANCE OF NEWLY DEVELOPED CHLAMYDIA PSITTACI SPECIFIC ANTIBODY TESTS IN HUMANS AND ANIMALS SUSCEPTIBLE TO MULTIPLE CHLAMYDIA SPP
Branson Ritchie
EFFECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS OF AN EL NIÑO EVENT ON ADENOVIRAL DIVERSITY IN MARINE ANIMAL ROOKERIES Galaxia Cortes-Hinojosa
IS THERE EVIDENCE TO SUGGEST ELEPHANT-TO-ELEPHANT TRANSMISSION OF HUMAN TUBERCULOSIS? David Abraham
 Reptiles & Amphibians I & II Matt Allender

Javier Lopez

INTEREST OF THE ERYTHROCYTE MICRONUCLEUS TEST IN ASSESSING GENOTOXICITY IN GREEN TURTLES (CHELONIA MYDAS). Cindy Braud
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC MONITORING IN SEMI-AQUATIC TURTLES USING SMARTPHONE EKG SOFTWARE (ALIVECOR®) AND COMPARISON TO CONVENTIONAL ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY
Mariana Sosa
HEALTH EVALUATION, PATHOGEN SCREENING AND HEMATOLOGIC VALUES IN FREE RANGING TEXAS HORNED LIZARDS (Phrynosoma cornutum)
Michael McEntire
CHLAMYDOPHILA-ASSOCIATED ENCEPHALITIS IN A POPULATION OF HOUSTON TOADS (BUFO HOUSTONENSIS): AN UPDATE ON THE OUTBREAK AND THE AMPHIBIAN NEUROLOGIC EXAM Erin Berlin
MINIMAL INVASIVE HEART SURGERY IN ANURANS Norin Chai
ARE OPIOIDS EFFECTIVE ANALGESICS IN SNAKES? FENTANYL EFFICACY, PHARMACOKINETICS, AND MU-OPIOID RECEPTOR MRNA EXPRESSION IN BALL PYTHONS (Python regius) Kurt Sladky
ANALGESIC EFFICACY OF TRAMADOL AND MORPHINE IN WHITE’S TREE FROGS (Litoria caerulea) Jennifer Hausmann
 Transport/Transboundary Diseases
Sonia Hernandez

Christian Wenker
WILD AFRICAN ELEPHANT (Loxodonta africana) SEMEN ACROSS BORDERS : WHEN SANITARY REQUIREMENTS AND LEGAL COMPLIANCE CHALLENGE A GROUND BREAKING PROJECT Romain Potier
 AN OUTBREAK OF GOAT POX IN NON-DOMESTIC HOOFSTOCK AT AL WABRA WILDLIFE PRESERVATION Wouter Pieters
 Special Topic - Importation of NHP Geoff Pye
CDC REGULATIONS FOR IMPORTING NON-HUMAN PRIMATES INTO THE UNITED STATES Gale Galland
 19 July 2016, Tuesday - Session Talks  
 Keynote Speaker Topic - EEHV Allison Tuttle
ELEPHANT ENDOTHELIOTROPIC HERPESVIRUS (EEHV): A ZOO CLINICIAN’S SURVIVAL GUIDE Lauren Howard
 EEHV Lauren Howard

Thomas Hildebrandt

THE IMPACT OF ELEPHANT ENDOTHELIOTROPIC HERPESVIRUS ON THE CAPTIVE ASIAN ELEPHANT (Elephas maximus) POPULATION OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND (1995-2013) Rebecca Kendall
NEW QUANTITATIVE POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION ASSAYS TO DETECT ELEPHANT ENDOTHELIOLTROPIC HERPESVIRUS 1A, 1B, AND 4 IN ASIAN ELEPHANTS (Elephas maximus) Taylor Pursell
CORRELATION BETWEEN SERUM AND URINARY CORTISOL LEVELS AND SHEDDING OF EEHV1,3,4 AND 5 IN CALVES AND ADULT  ASIAN ELEPHANTS (Elephas maximus) PRE AND POST ARRIVAL OF A NEW BULL ELEPHANT Carlos Sanchez
DEVELOPMENT OF FREEZE-DRIED PLATELET-DERIVED HEMOSTATIC AGENTS AS A NOVEL TREATMENT FOR ELEPHANT ENDOTHELIOTROPIC HERPESVIRUS HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE Sabrina McGraw
 Special Topics in Contraception and Infertility Allison Tuttle
REPRODUCTIVE MANAGEMENT: APPROACHES TO CHOOSING CONTRACEPTIVES AND DIAGNOSING INFERTILITY Mary Agnew
 Reproduction Sharon Deem

Robert Hermes

PROGRESS IN UNDERSTANDING REPRODUCTIVE DISEASE IN SOUTHERN STINGRAYS Natalie Mylniczenko
ULTRASONOGRAPHY AND ENDOSCOPY AS A METHOD OF ASSESSING EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN EGGS OF PORT JACKSON SHARKS (Heterodontus portusjacksoni) Nuno Pereira
CHEMICAL CASTRATION AND AGGRESSION CONTROL IN IMPALA (Aepyceros melampus) USING ZEUTERIN™ Deidre Fontenot
 20 July 2016, Wednesday - Session Talks  
 Avian Joanne Paul-Murphy

Francis Vercammen

THINK PINK: COMBINING CULINARY AND VETERINARY EXPERIENCES FOR SUCCESSFUL CHILEAN FLAMINGO (Phoenicopterus chilensis) HAND-REARING EFFORTS Kathryn Gamble
EFFECT OF ROUTINE HANDLING AND TRANSPORTATION ON HEMATOLOGIC VALUES AND PLASMA CORTICOSTERONE IN HISPANIOLAN AMAZON PARROTS (Amazona ventralis) Anna McRee
STRESS INFLUENCE ON PLASMA PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS IN TWO ANSERIFORME SPECIES Antoine Leclerc
TREATMENT OF SECONDARY BRODIFACOUM TOXICOSIS IN A CAPTIVE ANDEAN CONDOR (Vultur gryphus) Kira Hydock
DEVELOPMENT OF A qPCR FOR Atoxoplasma DIAGNOSIS IN PASSERINE BIRDS Jennifer Landolfi
RESTROSPECTIVE STUDY OF PROVENTRICULAR ACUARIID SPIRURIDIASIS IN CAPTIVE PSITTACINE BIRDS WITH PROLIFERATIVE PROVENTRICULAR DISEASE Carles Juan-Sallés
OUTCOME OF TIBIOTARSAL FRACTURES IN SMALL BIRDS: 87 CASES FROM 5 INSTITUTIONS Louden Wright
USE OF ORTHOTICS AND PROSTHETICS FOR DISTAL LIMB INJURIES IN WATERFOWL Laura Kleinschmidt
 Behavior Sathya Chinnadurai

Mads Bertelsen
A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO BEHAVIOR CASES: THE KEY TO THE RIGHT DIAGNOSIS – CLINICAL CASES Marion Desmarchelier
SEMIOCHEMICALS AND THEIR POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS IN ZOO ANIMAL HOUSING AND WELFARE Valerie Tynes
CASE REPORT: PHEROMONE THERAPY WITH FELINE FACIAL PHEROMONE FRACTION F3 (FFP) AS AN ALTERNATIVE THERAPEUTIC FOR PSYCHOGENIC DERMATITIS IN MARGAY (Leopardus wiedll) AT SOROCABA ZOO IN SÃO PAULO - BRAZIL Hanna Kokubun
LONG-TERM ADMINISTRATION OF HALOPERIDOL IN AN AFRICAN ELEPHANT LOXODONTA AFRICANA, SUPPORTING THE THERAPY OF SELF-DESTRUCTIVE STEREOTYPE BEHAVIOR Endre Papp
 Aquatic Animal Medicine I & II Tonya Clauss

Eva Martinez 

SERUM AMYLOID A: AN INFLAMMATORY MARKER OF OTOSTRONGYLUS INFECTION IN JUVENILE NORTHERN ELEPHANT SEALS (Mirounga angustirostris) IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
Julie Sheldon
COELOMIC FLUID ANALYSIS OF TWO SEA STAR GENERA: A COMPARISON OF HEALTHY SEA STARS AND THOSE AFFECTED BY SEA STAR WASTING DISEASE Sarah Wahlstrom
HEALTH MONITORING IN FLORIDA MANATEES  (Trichechus manatees latirostris) VIA LIVE CAPTURE HEALTH ASSESSMENTS: LESSONS LEARNED AND ENHANCING STRATEGIES TO MONITOR POPULATION HEALTH IN THE FUTURE Martine
de Witt
COMPARISON OF DIETARY AND ENVIRONMENTAL IODINE EFFECTS ON THYROID PROTEIN LEVELS IN CAPTIVE WHITE-SPOTTED BAMBOO SHARKS (Chyloscyllium plagiosum) Lily Parkinson
RESPONSE TO THE DIAGNOSIS OF TUBERCULOSIS (MYCOBACTERIA PINNIPEDII) IN A COLONY OF CAPTIVE PINNIPEDS IN NEW ZEALAND James Chatterton
DETERMINING TOTAL HEMOCYTE COUNTS AND HEMOLYMPH CLINICAL CHEMISTRY PROFILES FOR FREE-RANGING AMERICAN HORSESHOE CRABS, (Limulus polyphemus) Leigh Clayton
ESTABLISHING THE COAGULATION PROFILE OF THE FLORIDA MANATEE (Trichechus manatees latirostris) AND IDENTIFYING COAGULOPATHIES IN THE PATHOPHYSIOLOGY COLD STRESS SYNDROME Ashley Barratclough
PROTEUS ANGUINUS IN CROATIA – WHAT WE HAVE LEARN TILL NOW Maja Lukac
REMOTE IMMOBILIZATION OF ENTANGLED CALIFORNIA SEA LIONS (Zalophus californianus) USING AN ACOUSTIC TRANSMITTER TRACKING SYSTEM Cara Field
 Carnivores Paul Calle 

Maya Kummrow
KNUT THE POLAR BEAR (Ursus maritimus) SUFFERED FROM AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALITIS: A NEW DISEASE OF WILDLIFE Alex Greenwood
INVESTIGATING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN BILE-FARMED ASIATIC BLACK BEARS (Ursus thibetanus) IN CHINA: COMPARISONS WITH FREE-RANGING ASIATIC BLACK BEARS IN JAPAN (Ursus thibetanus japonicas) Monica Bando
SCREENING OF BANDED MONGOOSES (Mungos mungo) IN THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH AFRICA, FOR MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS INFECTION Angela Bruns
 21 July 2016, Thursday - Session Talks  
 Emerging Infectious Disease Maja Rütten

Kirsten Gilardi

TUBERCULOSIS IN A CLOSED POPULATION OF VERVET MONKEYS (Chlorocebus pygerythus): IMMUNODIAGNOSTICS AND PATHOLOGY Martine 
van Zijll Langhout
TUBERCULOSIS IN UNDER-RECOGNIZED SPECIES - IS THIS AN EMERGING DISEASE THREAT? Michele Miller
BABESIOSIS (Babesia odocoilei): AN EMERGING DISEASE OF ONTARIO CERVIDS Adriana Pastor
BABESIA CAPREOLI INFECTION IN CAPTIVE REINDEER (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) IN OUWEHAND ZOO, THE NETHERLANDS Jan Bos
EVALUATION OF A COMMERCIAL ELISA FOR DETECTION OF AVIAN INFLUENZA VIRUS SUBTYPE H5 ANTIBODIES IN 31 AVIAN SPECIES Trine Hammer Jensen
ANGIOSTRONGYLUS CANTONENSIS IN A ZOOLIGICAL COLLECTION IN FLORIDA WITH AN ANTEMORTEM DIAGNOSIS AND SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT IN A WHITE-THROATED CAPUCHIN MONKEY (Cebus capucinus) Justin Rosenberg
CYTOLOGIC CHARACTERIZATION OF MYELODYSPLASIA IN RETROVIRAL-INFECTED KOALAS (Phascolarctos cinereus) Nicole Stacy
BACILLUS CEREUS BIOVAR ANTHRACIS KILLS ENDANGERED WILDLIFE IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC Kim Gruetzmacher
 Elephants & Rhinos I & II Gretchen Cole

Endre Sos

BRONCHOAVEOLAR LAVAGE TECHNIQUE - A NEW APPROACH FOR DIAGNOSIS OF TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION IN ELEPHANTS Thomas Hildebrandt
TO BE OR NOT TB – DIAGNOSIS OF TUBERCULOSIS IN A GROUP OF ASIAN ELEPHANTS (Elephas maximus) Hanspeter Steinmetz
THROMBOELASTOGRAPHY IN THE ASIAN ELEPHANT (Elephas maximus) Kathryn Perrin
A COMPARISON OF OXIDATIVE STRESS MARKERS AND ANTIOXIDANT STATUS IN TWO SPECIES OF RHINOCEROS, DICEROS BICORNIS AND CERATOTHERIUM SIMUM Daniel Fredholm
SPERM QUALITY OF WILD AFRICAN ELEPHANT BULLS - WHAT CAN BODY AND ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENTS TELL US? Frank Goeritz
TWENTY YEARS EXPERIENCES OF REHABILITATING OF ORPHAN ASIAN ELEPHANT (Elephas maximus) CALVES IN SRI LANKA Vijitha Perera
CARDIOPULMONARY EFFECTS OF ETORPHINE IN IMMOBILIZED WHITE RHINOCEROS (Ceratotherium simum) AND SUBSEQUENT INTRAVENOUS ADMINISTRATION OF BUTORPHANOL Peter Buss
SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF DIGITAL OSTEITIS AND ARTHRITIS BY INTRAVENOUS REGIONAL PERFUSION OF CEFTIOFUR IN AN AFRICAN ELEPHANT, LOXODONTA AFRICANA Christopher Dutton
MEDICAL MANAGEMENT AND INTENSIVE CARE IN A NORTHERN WHITE RHINOCEROS (Ceratotherium simp cottoni) Meredith Clancy
 Herbivores

Julie Napier

William Magnone

EVALUATION OF NONINVASIVE OSCILLOMETRIC BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING IN ANESTHETIZED BENNETT’S WALLABIES (Macropus rufugriseus) Megan Watson
A POINT-PREVALENCE INVESTIGATION CONFIRMS THE PRESENCE OF Salmonella spp. WITHIN THE DESERT ARTIODACTYLA CAPTIVE COLLECTION AT THE KING KHALID WILDLIFE RESEARCH CENTRE (KKWRC), KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA (KSA) Gian Lorenzo D'Alterio
ADDAX ANTELOPE (Addax nasomaculatus) DIGESTIVE TRACT REACTION TO A CONCENTRATE OR FORAGE FEEDING REGIME Stamatios Tahas
A WAKE-UP CALL: RADIOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE OF FRONT FOOT FRACTURES AND OSTEOARTHRITIS IN RELATIVELY YOUNG RETICULATED GIRAFFE (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) Liza Dadone
 IMMOBILIZING MUSK OX (Ovobos moschatus) IN HIGH ARTIC CONDITIONS. Carsten Grøndahl
 22 July 2016, Friday - Session Talks  
 Tips, Tricks, and Case Reports Karen Kearns

Norin Chai

PARASITIC INFECTION DETECTED BY FLOTAC IN ZOO MAMMALS: INSIGHTS FROM THE FIELD Michele Capasso
Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii-ASSOCIATED RENAL AMYLOIDOSIS CAUSING PROTEIN-LOSING NEPHROPATHY IN A RED KANGAROO (Macropus rufus) Mary Thurber
FAILURE OF PASSIVE TRANSFER AND LEUKOPENIA IN 5 RETICULATED GIRAFFE CALVES (Giraffa camelopardis reticulate) S. Emmanuelle Knafo
SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA IN SNOW LEOPARD (Uncial uncia): OUTCOME AND HISTOLOGY OF 2 CASE REPORTS OF UNUSUAL AURICULAR PRESENTATION Benoit Quintard
CORRECTION OF SEVERE BILATERAL CARPUS VALGUS IN TWO JUVENILE CHEETAHS (Acinonyx jubatus) FOLLOWING STAGGERED BILATERAL ULNAR OSTECTOMY INCORPORATING OMENTAL FAT GRAFT Conor Kilgalion
QUALITY OF LIFE EVALUATION AND MONITORING AS A TOOL IN THE HUMANE CARE OF A CAPTIVE RIVER OTTER (Lontra canadensis) WITH DILATIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY Kelly Helmick
NOVEL COMBINED ENDOSURGICAL AND SYSTEMIC THERAPEUTIC APPROACH TO AN ALMOST COMPLETELY OBSTRUCTIVE INTRALUMINAL ZYGOMICETAL TRACHEAL MASS IN A BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN (Tursiops truncatus) Daniel Garcia-Parraga
CASE SERIES OF CLOACITIS IN KĀKĀPŌ, Strigops habroptila Joanne Paul-Murphy
ANESTHESIA AND SURGERY IN AN ELECTRIC EEL (Electrophorus electricus) PRESENTING WITH A PERFORATING GASTRIC FOREIGN BODY Sandra Wenger
 Veterinary Outreach/Big Picture Natalie Mylizcenko

Christian Walzer

AN ALGORITHM FOR THE RISK-BASED MANAGEMENT OF THE TRANSFER OF ANIMALS BETWEEN ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS Geoffrey Pye
DATA SHARING, DATA MINING AND GLOBAL INFORMATION RESOURCES J. Andrew Teare
MESHING REHABILITATION, EDUCATION, AND RESEARCH: THE JEKYLL ISLAND DIAMONDBACK TERRAPIN (Malaclemys terrapin) MODEL Terry Norton
WORKING WITH INSTEAD OF AGAINST U.S.D.A./A.P.H.I.S.; TIPS FOR DEVELOPING A SOLID WORKING RELATIONSHIP Wm. Kirk Suedmeyer
BRINGING ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS TOGETHER TO FOSTER SUSTAINED AND INFORMED PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR ONE-HEALTH CONSERVATION Lucy Spelman
 Primates Kathryn Gamble

Baptiste Mulot

HIGH MORTALITY DUE TO STREPTOCOCCAL TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME IN A CAPTIVE COLONY OF LION-TAILED MACAQUES (Macaca silenus) Maya Kummrow
TRANSCUTANEOUS ULTRASOUND EVALUTION OF KIDNEY AND ADRENAL GLAND SIZE IN HEALTHY CALLIMICOS (Callimico goeldii) AND COMPARISON WITH MEASUREMENTS USING COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY James Johnson
BLOOD PRODUCT TRANSFUSIONS IN GREAT APES: A RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW OF 13 CASES Alicia Hahn
 Advanced Topic: Fungal Emerging Diseases Chris Cornelison
 Advanced Topic: Gross Recognition of Lesions Mike Garner
   
 Posters (coming soon - the complete accepted poster presenters)

Trevor Zachariah

Adrienne Atkins

Annette Liesegang

Jen Langan

Mads Bertelsen


Location

581705 White Oak Road
Yulee, FL 32097 USA

Contact Us

Local: (904) 225-3275
Fax: (904) 225-3289
Email:Admin@AAZV.org