Congresses

Internal medicine

SCIVAC International Congress

The hottest questions on leishmaniasis

March 26-27, 2022
Online

FAQ
 
I registered to the Onsite Congress. What kind of Covid Certificate should I have?
To attend the congress, you have to show your current COVID Certificate corresponding to the Italian Super Green Pass, testifying the complete COVID vaccination.
 
Please keep in mind that in Italy the validity period of  the Covid Certificate is of 4 months since the last dose.
The staff of the Congress will check the Covid certificates every day of the Congress, please pay attention to the validity of your certificates.
 
I registered to the Onsite Congress, but I will not be able to attend because of the COVID. Can I be refund for the registration fee I paid?
Yes, you can be refund for the registration fee (net of unavoidable expenses). All you have to do is writing to the Congress staff (info@scivac.it) within the end of the congress and forward the documents testifying that:
  • you are positive to Covid or you are quarantining or in self-isolation, etc.
  • your country’s public health restrictions prevent you attending the event.
Should the Congress be cancelled due to force majeure or for reasons completely beyond the organizers' control (e.g. for future public health restrictions) the registration fees will be refunded net of unavoidable expenses.
All refunds will be made at the end of the Congress.

Gad Baneth, Med Vet, PhD, Dipl ECVCP

Walter Bertazzolo, Med Vet, Dipl ECVCP

Francesco Dondi, Med Vet, PhD

Roberta Iatta, DPhC, PhD

Jairo Mendoza Roldan, DVM, MSc, PhD

Domenico Otranto, Med Vet, Dipl EVPC

Xavier Roura, Med Vet, Dipl ECVIM

First day - Saturday, March 26, 2022
8:30
Registration
9:45
Opening speech
9:50
Leishmania and social commitment: why are migrants not a problem for the import of new Leishmania zoonotic species?
D.Otranto, R.Iatta
10:30
New Leishmania: do we really know all the Leishmania in Italy? Could we “meet” others?
J.Mendoza-Roldan
11:10
Coffee break
11:40
Leishmaniasis in cats and other synanthropic/exotic animals. When is the cat a real problem for the epidemiology of leishmaniasis?
R.Iatta
12:20
I have a clinical suspicion of Leishmaniasis: which advice for a correct etiological diagnosis?
X.Roura
13:00
ANMVI report
13:30
Lunch break
14:30
My dog is positive to Leishmania. What test would you perform? IFI or ELISA? What tests should be done to assess the clinical condition of a dog with leishmaniasis?
W.Bertazzolo
15:10
Diagnosis and monitoring of leishmaniasis: when are molecular biology tests really necessary?
W.Bertazzolo
15:50
Leishmaniasis and co-infections: what are the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in animals co-infected with pathogens transmitted by ticks and… not only by ticks?
G.Baneth
16:30
Coffee break
17:00
Corporate report by ELANCO
17:20
What is the most suitable therapy for leishmaniasis? Evidence in the scientific literature of antimonials vs miltefosine.
X.Roura
18:00
I have a dog with leishmaniasis and proteinuria: should I immediately start anti-proteinuric therapy or should I await the outcome of the therapy?
X.Roura
18:40
End of the Day
Second day - Sunday, March 27, 2022
9:00
The role of steroids in leishmaniasis therapy: when to use them and why?
X.Roura
9:40
How to monitor a patient with leishmaniasis? Electrophoresis? Antibody titer? PCR? Which test is most useful? How do I use these tests?
W.Bertazzolo
10:20
Coffee break
10:50
How can I diagnose periarthritis in leishmaniasis and other infectious diseases and how can I treat it?
F.Dondi
11:30
Corporate report by MSD
11:50
What is the pathogenesis of haematological and biochemical changes in leishmaniasis? When are they a problem for the patient?
G.Baneth
12:30
How can I best manage leishmaniasis therapy? Duration of therapy and complications. What are the clinical signs suggesting a relapse?
X.Roura
13:10
Lunch break
14:30
Allopurinol: is it really that harmless? How to assess any complications and how to manage chronic therapy
F.Dondi
15:10
Corporate report by ROYAL CANIN
15:30
Vaccination: would you recommend vaccinating dogs from Southern and Central Italy? And those of the North? What about other immunomodulatory therapies? What is the scientific evidence?
X.Roura
16:10
Coffee break
16:40
Do we protect our animals adequately? What do phlebotomus (sand flies) say?
D.Otranto
17:20
What is the best therapeutic approach for advanced leishmaniasis?
X.Roura
18:00
End of the Day


Online: Registration Fee
€ 200.00 VAT included

On line registration
Payment with credit card or bank transfer

Cancellation requests must be notified exclusively in writing to the SCIVAC Secretariat: Ms Paola Gambarotti - Via Trecchi, 20 - 26100 Cremona
Fax 0039 0372 403512 - E-mail: info@scivac.it
Within March 22nd, 2022: refund of 75% of the registration fee paid.
After March 22nd, 2022: no refund is due. The email date will be considered as the official postmark.

Should the Congress be cancelled due to force majeure or for reasons completely beyond the organizers' control (e.g.
for future public health restrictions) the registration fees will be refunded net of unavoidable expenses.
All refunds will be made at the end of the Congress.

For further information please contact

Paola Gambarotti (SCIVAC Secretariat - Courses and Congresses)
E-mail: info@scivac.it
Phone: +39 0372 403508

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