German Veterinary Medicine Society „DVG“
German branch of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) and
The Institute of Poultry Diseases
Free University Berlin

1st International Symposium on Turkey diseases
Berlin, 19
th- 21st February 1998
Hotel Steglitz International
Albrechtstraße 2, 12165 Berlin-Steglitz

Wednesday 18th February

6:00 to 8:00 PM                                           Registration

Thursday, 19th February 1998

12:00 to 2:00 PM                                         Registration

 

2:00 to 4:00 PM

Welcome, Opening remarks  and honour Prof. Monreal

 

Siegmann, O., Germany: Laudatio: Prof. Monreal and 30 years teaching and research on Poultry Diseases at Free University Berlin

 

Hess, M., Germany: Avian adenovirus research - history and current knowledge

 

15:00 -15:45 PM Break

 

3:45 - 5:10 PM : Turkey diseases

 

Drebing, E., Germany: Development on turkey market toward the year 2000

 

Jungbäck, C., Germany: The registration of turkey vaccines: Specific questions on quality, safty and efficacy

 

Kross - Landsman, I., The Netherlands: Marek's Disease in turkeys

 

Schaller, G. and A. Lysaker, Norway: Skin lesions in Norwegian turkeys: Declassification costs, pathology and possible reasons

 

5:10 - 6:30  Mycoplasmosis

 

Salisch, H., M. Ryll, M. Heiss and U. Neumann, Germany: Experiences with multispecies PCR and specific oligonucleotide probes for the detection of Mycoplasma galilsepticum and Mycoplasma synoviae

 

Stipkovits, L., Hungary: Medication of turkey flocks infected with Mycoplasma synoviae

 

Tomczyk, G. , Poland: Elimination of Mycoplasmas from Turkey semen

 

Emele, J. and Sachsenweger, O., Germany: Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection in turkeys: Practical experiences with vaccination and therapy - Case report

 

 

Friday, 20th  February 1998

8:30 - 10.30 AM     Respiratory Diseases (PMV and Pneumovirus)

 

Shihmanter, E., A. Panshin, C. Orvell, Y. Weismann and M. Lipkind, Israel: Monoclonal antibody analysis of avian paramyxoviruses serotype 2 (Yucaipa-like) strains isolatod from poultry in Israel

 

Panshin, A., E. Shihmanter, Y. Weismann, C. Orvell and M. Lipkind, Israel: Delineation of antigenic epitopes on the hemagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion glycoproteins of avian paramyxoviruses sorotype 2 Yucaipa virus by mean of monoclonal antibodies

 

Cook, J., United Kingdom: Turkey Rhinotracheitis  - Relationship of different virus subtypes

 

Van de Zande, S., The Netherlands: Comparative pathogenesis of avian pneumovirus subtype A and B In turkeys

 

Alcorn, M., Northern Ireland: The use of a live attinuated PL20 Strain avian Pneumovirus vaccine (Nemovac, Merial Animal Health) in the control of turkey rhinotracheitis in the Northern Ireland

 

Lister, S., United Kingdom: Current experiences with respiratory diseases in meat turkeys in UK

10:30 - 11:00 AM                              Break

 

11:00 - 13.00 AM      Respiratory Diseases

 

Fabris, G., Italy: Update on the most frequent turkey diseases of the current year and serological investigations

 

Minta, Z., Poland :Current Status of turkey diseases in Poland

 

Van Empel, P., The Netherlands: Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale: Current status on diagnosis and control

 

Hafez, H. M., Germany: Respiratory diseases in turkeys: Serological surveillance on the interactions between TRT and ORT

 

Bock, R.  Israel: Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale: Current status in Israel

 

Hafez, H. M., and D. Schulze, Germany: Disinfection trials in vitro on Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale : Short communication

 

1:00 - 3:00 PM Lunch break

 

3:00 - 5:00 PM Chlamydiosis and Medication

 

Vanrompay, D., Belgium: Turkey Chlamydiosis: Clinical, diagnosis and public health concern

 

Escalante-Ochoa, C., Ducatelle, R. and Haesebrouck, F., Belgium: Characterization of bacteria-host-cell interaction in vitro with a turkey pathogenic Chlamydia psittaci strain

 

Van Nerom, A., C., Ducatelle, R. and Haesebrouck, F. Belgium: Host response of turkeys to infections with Chlamydia psittaci

 

Hafez, H. M., R. Sting, S. Jodas and A. Stadler, Germany: Chlamydia psittaci infections in meat turkey: Investigations on the interaction with other avian infectious agents.

 

Leorat, J., J. Dudouyt, L. Mogenet and R. Rossigneux, France:

Multibacterial etiologies in respiratory diseases of turkey: Practical use of parenteral colistin-spectinomycin association

 

Mogenet, L. and H. Karembe, France: Water intake in poultry suffering from respiratory pathologies: practical consequences on antibiotherapy given via drinking water

 

5:00 - 5:20 PM                        Break

 

5:20 - 6:40 PM  Enteric diseases and Behaviour

Gough, R., United Kingdom: Detection of viruses associated with enteric problems in turkeys

 

Billard, S. and L. Mogenet, France: Clinical study of spectinomycin (given orally) as a treatment for digestive disorders in chicken and turkey

 

Korbel, R., J. R. Jakoby and J. Kösters, Germany: Light perception in turkeys - Hypotheses on the influence of the behaviour

 

Schwarzer, Ch., M. Bohn and E. Sieverding, Germany: Experiences in free range production of Kelly Bronze turkeys in 1997 in Germany

 

20:00 PM Symposium dinner

 

 

Saturday, 21st February 1998

 

8:30 - 9:10 PM Coccidiosis

 

Oosterbach, P. Belgium : Oocyst shedding in turkeys after introduction of Clinacox in the Netherlands.

 

Van Wambeke, F., P. Dirinck, G. De Groote and Van Meirhaeghe, P. Belgium: The effect of Diclazuril on the zootechnical parameters and meat quality of turkeys

 

9:10 : 10:30 AM         Turkey meat und Public health

 

Wray, C., United Kingdom: Observations on Salmonella infection in turkeys

 

Hansen, H. Ch., Denmark: Prevalence of Salmonella enterica infections in Danish turkey poults raised from slaughtering during 1995 - 1997

 

Rabsch, W., A. Schroeter and R. Helmuth, Germany: Occurrence of Salmonella isolates from turkey in Germany in comparison to Salmonella from chicken -A study over 12 years

 

Wray, C., United Kingdom: Antibiotic resistance in Salmonella from turkeys

 

10:30- 10:50 AM         Break

 

10:50 - 11:30 AM  Turkey Meat and Public health

 

Glünder G. and H. Windhaus, Germany: Investigations on Campylobacter in turkeys

 

Hafez, H. M., A. Stadler, D. Schulze and S. Shroth, Germany: Investigations on microbiological contamination of turkey with Salmonella, verotoxin producing E coli and Campylobacter

 

11:30 - 12: 00 AM     Concluding Remarks


Participants each recieved a copy of the proceedings.
We still (as of 10th July 2000) have some copies of the proceedings for sale:
The price is 35 DM per volume
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Prof. Dr. H. M. Hafez
Institute for Poultry Diseases
Free University, Berlin,
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14195 Berlin, Germany
Tel. +49 - 30 - 8385 38 62
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E.-mail : hafez@zedat.fu-berlin.de

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