November 3, 2019 - November 6, 2019

The Riverie by Katathani Hotel 1129 Kraisorasit Rd, Chiang Rai

The 2nd Asia Pacific Rickettsia Conference (APRC2) organized jointly by MahidolOxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) and The Faculty of Tropical Medicine-Mahidol University will be held 3-6 November 2019 in Chiangrai, Thailand.

Rickettsiae and rickettsial diseases are a major cause of illness in humans and animals throughout the Asia Pacific region. A wide range of pathogens, including members of the genera Anaplasma, Bartonella, Coxiella, Ehrlichia, Orientia and Rickettsia, are responsible. This conference is of interest to medical doctors, veterinarians, public health professionals, epidemiologists, diagnostic laboratory personnel, entomologists and scientists.

The conference sub-themes will include:

  • Historical perspective
  • Epidemiology
  • Ecology
  • Host, pathogen, vector interactions
  • Pathogenesis, pathophysiology, cell biology
  • Genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics
  • Infection
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Immunity, vaccine development, prevention
  • Public and policy engagement.