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Welcome and purpose of the workshop - Robert Cowie, James Hollyer, Alexandre da Silva & Robert Hollingsworth
The historical context in Hawaii - Gordon Wallace
1. Biology, taxonomy, identification, and life-cycle of Angiostrongylus cantonensis - Robert Cowie 2. Definitive, intermediate, paratenic, and accidental hosts of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, and its mollluscan intermediate hosts in Hawaii - Jaynee Kim
3. Nonindigenous apple snails as hosts of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in the southeastern United States - John Teem

4. Genetic diversity of A. cantonensis - Praphathip Eamsobhana, Phaik Eem Lim & Hoi Sen Yong

5. Taxonomy and transmission dynamics of Angiostrongylus cantonenis in Rattus norvegicus in Brazil - Arnaldo Maldonado, Jr. 6. The current situation regarding angiostrongyliasis in mainland China - Zhao-Rong Lun
7. Angiostrongyliasis in Taiwan - Hung-Chin Tsai

8. Angiostrongyliasis in Thailand - Praphathip Eamsobhana

9. Angiostrongyliasis in Jamaica: 1994 to present - Ralph Robinson, John Lindo, Cecelia Waugh & Cheridah Todd 10. Angiostrongyliasis in Brazil - an emerging disease, distribution and spread - Silvana Thiengo

11. Angiostrongylus cantonensis: epidemiology in the continental United States and Hawaii - Sarah Park & LeAnne Fox (presentation not available)

12. Potential treatments to aid in recovery of rat lungworm disease patients - Kathleen Howe

13. Eosinophilic meningitis in a group of people returning from the Caribbean: clinical lessons learned - Stuart Johnson

14. Brief summary of an angiostrongyliasis case from Hawaii with neurologic sequelae, and a summary of the medical treatment literature - Gerald Murphy

15. Immunologic Response to Angiostrongylus cantonensis - William Gosnell & Kenton Kramer

16. Differential diagnosis of CNS infections with focus on angiostrongyliasis - Kittisak Sawanyawisuth

17. Laboratory algorithms for diagnosis of angiostrongyliasis - Patricia Wilkins & Christian Whelen

18. Test development and perspectives for the future of lab diagnosis of angiostrongyliasis - Alessandra Morassutti

19. Detection of Angiostrongylus cantonensis and trends in geographic distribution - Alexandre da Silva

20. Detection of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in intermediate, definitive and paratenic hosts (molecular and other methods) - Yvonne Qvarnstrom

21. Collection of environmental samples for detection of Angiostrongylus cantonensis - Alexandre da Silva

22. Pathways for transmission of angiostrongyliasis and associated risks - Robert Cowie

23. Apple snail, Pomacea canaliculata Lamarck, 1822 - Invasion, spread and Control in China - Ting-Bao Yang

24. Control and management of slug and snail vectors, with special reference to species in Hawaii - Robert Hollingsworth

25. Ideas to disseminate knowledge of angiostrongyliasis to clinicians, and ideas for future clinical trials - Gerald Murphy

26. Diagnostic considerations and options for clinicians - Stuart Johnson

27. Community outreach and education on the island of Hawaii (the ‘Big Island’) - Marlena Dixon

28. Extension, brochures, community meetings and follow-up - James Hollyer


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