Abstract Submission


Authors wishing to report original research are encouraged to submit abstracts related to neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Consideration will be limited to the following NTDs named by the World Health Organization (www.who.int/neglected_diseases)

  • Buruli ulcer
  • Chagas disease(American trypanosomiasis)
  • Dengue/dengue haemorrhagic fever
  • Dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease)
  • Fascioliasis
  • Human African trypanosomiasis
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Leprosy
  • Lymphatic filariasis
  • Onchocerciasis
  • Rabies
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Soil transmitted helminthiasis
  • Snakebite
  • Trachoma
  • Yaws

Abstracts may focus on basic science, diagnostic, therapeutic or public health aspects of these NTDs.


Absctract Submission Guidelines
  • Abstract submission deadline: April 15, 2011
  • Abstracts acceptance / rejection notifications will be sent by May 13, 2011.
  • Authors are requested to submit abstracts in ENGLISH.
  • Abstracts must be submitted online.
  • The abstract should not exceed 350 words. Abstracts that do not comply with the guidelines will not be accepted.
  • Abstracts may be submitted for oral or poster presentations. Please indicate your preference.
  • Abstract titles should not be longer than two lines and should NOT be in all caps
    (e.g. correct: Virological investigations in native bat species from Germany)
  • All abstracts must be structured as follows:
    Background: A statement of the hypothesis or research question.
    Methods: An explanation of the study design and experimental methods used.
    Results: A concise summary of the major findings of the experiment or study. Sufficient data must be provided to permit evaluation by the reviewers and public reading the abstracts.
    Statements such as "additional information to be presented at the meeting" are not acceptable.
    Conclusion: Summary of the overall findings and the importance of the study.
  • All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. The accepted abstract will be assigned to appropriate poster or oral sessions. A notification will be emailed to every author.
  • All authors who wish to present their abstract at the conference must pay the registration fee. No honorarium, travel or accommodation expenses will be provided for presentations.
  • Please contact ISID, Doris Steinbach, if you have any questions regarding abstract submissions (email: doris.steinbach@isid.org)

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