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Volume 6, Number 6—December 2000
Conference Summary

3rd Conference on New and Reemerging Infectious Diseases

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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

The 3rd Conference on New and Reemerging Infectious Diseases was hosted on April 20-21, 2000, by the Department of Veterinary Pathology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Topics included chloroquine resistance in malaria; exotic pathogens, illustrated by West Nile virus; effects of exposure to heat and acid pH on Leishmania donovani amastigotes; method for purification of polar tube proteins of Microsporidia; zoonotic spread of rotaviruses and caliciviruses; unforeseen effects of pathogen eradication programs; and panzootic outbreaks of morbillivirus infection in marine mammals and viral and fungal diseases in amphibians.

This year's conference was dedicated to the memory of parasitologist Norman D. Levine, who was a professor at the University of Illinois for more than 45 years. Next year's conference is planned for April 19-20, 2001.

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DOI: 10.3201/eid0606.000625

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