2018 Infectious Disease Conference


Speaker Presentations

  1. Recognizing and Diagnosing Febrile Rash Illnesses (PDF) - Brett W. Petersen, MD, MPH
  2. Resurgence of STIs: Who, What, Why, and What Public Health & Clinical Medicine Can Do Together (PDF) - Katherine Hsu, MD, MPH, FAAP
  3. Antibiotic Stewardship (PDF) - Minkey Wungwattana, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID
  4. Infectious Disease Hazards of Occupational and Recreational Needle Use - Panel Discussion
  5. Tuberculosis Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment: What You Need to Know Now (PDF) - Elizabeth A. Talbot, MD
  6. What About Rabies? (PDF) - Rachael Fiske, DVM


  1. Title: Hepatitis B and injection drug use in Maine: Efforts to stem a sharp increase in cases (PDF)
  2. Title: Collaboration of STD surveillance and prevention to reduce the number of syphilis and gonorrhea cases in Maine (PDF)
  3. Title: Surge in Anaplasmosis cases in Maine, USA: uptick in transmission, testing effort, or both? (PDF)
  4. Black-legged tick phenology and warming climate in Maine, USA (PDF)
  5. Title: Effectiveness of a zoonotic disease train the trainer program for youth agriculture leaders in Maine (PDF)
  6. Title: Laboratory confirmed influenza attributable proportion of influenza like illness in Maine during the 2017-2018 influenza season (PDF)
  7. Title: Validation of Whole Genome Sequencing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Antibiotic Resistance Functional Mutations at the Health and Environmental Testing Laboratory (PDF)
  8. Title: Using Social Media to Expand the Reach of a Lyme Disease Intervention for Maine Adults 65 and Older (PDF)
  9. Title: Continuous common source viral gastroenteritis outbreak at a small freshwater beach in Maine, 2018 (PDF)