1. A health and demographic surveillance system in dogs (HOSS-Dogs) as a platform for research into rabies epidemiology and control / Prof Darryn Knobel -- 2. First report of Avian Gyrovirus Type 2 in South African poultry / Prof Celia Abolnik -- 3. Transplacental infection in goats experimentally infected with an European strain of bluetongue virus serotype / Mr Peter Coetzee -- 4. Investigating the possible presence of Theileria parva carrier cattle in Mnisi area / Mr Chimvwele Choopa -- Sir Arnold Theiler Memorial Lecture: "A Personal Journey Through Coronavirus Evolution" / Prof Marian Horzinek -- 5. Radiographic changes in Thoroughbred racehorse yearlings in South Africa: prevalence at the time of the yearling Sales (2008 - 2010) / Dr Yolandi Smit -- 6. Delayed gadolinium enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and T2 mapping of cartilage of the cadaver distal metacarpus3/metatarsus3 of the normal Thoroughbred horse / Prof Ann Carstens -- 7. Cryptogenic organising pneumonitis in two dogs / Dr Liza Koster -- 8. The use of different total hip replacement systems in dogs / Prof Louis Coetzee -- 9. As rare as emu 'teeth' -- Dr Martina Crole -- 10. A systematic health assessment of the Indian Ocean bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) and the lndo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis) incidentally caught in shark nets off the KwaZulu-Natal coast, South Africa / Dr Marne de Wet -- 11. The use of Somatic Cell Count as a valid indicator of Intra Mammary Infections in South African Dairy Cows / Ms Joanne Karzis -- 12. Regulative endocrine mechanisms related to reproductive tactics in free-ranging male giraffes (Giraffa camelopardis) / Prof Andre Ganswindt -- 13. Distribution of oxytocin receptors in the equine uterus and cervix / Dr Ruth Stroehle -- 14. The effects of midazolam and butorphanol, administered alone or combined, on the dose of alfaxalone required for induction of anaesthesia and quality of anaesthesia arising therefrom in goats / Dr Gareth Zeiler -- 15. Platelet activation and platelet-leukocyte interaction in dogs naturally infected with Babesia rossi and its association with outcome / Prof Amelia Goddard -- 16. Metabolic derangements in dogs naturally envenomed by African puffadder (Bitis arietans) and snouted cobra (Naja annulifera) / Prof Amelia Goddard -- 17. The use of partial-opioid antagonism combined with oxygen insufflation to support the physiology of chemically immobilized white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) / Dr Leith Meyer -- 18. The effect of thoracic injury severity on blood gas and acid base balance in dogs sustaining blunt trauma / Prof Andy Leisewitz.
Poster presentations: A comparison of the in vitro replication kinetics and cytopathogenicity of reverse genetics parental and reassortant strains of bluetongue virus serotypes1, 6 and 8 / P Coetzee, M Van Vuuren, M Stokstad, M Myrmel, EH Venter -- Non-invasive assessment of reproductive function in the southern African spiny mouse (Acomys spinosissimus) / R. de Bruin, K. Medger, N.C. Bennett, A. Ganswindt -- An improved method for determining virucidal efficacy of a chemical disinfectant using an electrical impedance assay / K Ebersohn, EH Venter and P Coetzee -- Isolation of Bacillus anthracis from pachyderms in Kruger National Park, South Africa / A Hassim, EH Dekker, W Beyer, L van Schalkwyk, and H van Heerden -- Perception of communal farmers on foot and mouth disease control at the wildlife/livestock interface of the Kruger National park South Africa / OD Lazarus, R Burroughs, OLV van Schalkwyk, A Mpehle, O Rikhotso, GR Thomson, GT Fosgate -- Differentiation of Brucella species by multiplex PCR assays, Bruce-ladder and AMOS / MB Ledwaba, A Hassim and H van Heerden -- Whole genome sequencing and genetic variant analysis of two South African Bacillus anthracis strains / KE Lekota, E Madoroba, J Rees, J Mafofo, FC Muchadeyi, H van Heerden -- The prevalence of zoonotic tuberculosis in cattle at the livestock/human interface in the Mnisi community, South Africa / J Musoke, T Marcotty, A Michel -- Development of a real time polymerase chain reaction assay for equine encephalosis virus / NM Rathogwa, M Quan, J Smit, C Lourens, AJ Guthrie & M van Vuuren -- Opportunistic feeding behaviour in free-ranging Galago moholi / J. Scheun, N.C. Bennett, A. Ganswindt, J. Nowack -- The comparative pathology of spirocercosis in the black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) versus the dog (Canis lupus familiaris) in South Africa / MM Steenkamp, MC Williams, SJ Clift -- Distribution of oxytocin receptors in the equine uterus and cervix / R.M. Stroehle, A. Heise, M.L. Schulman, J. Handler and S. Clift -- Anti-adhesion effect of Ptaeroxylon obliquum acetone leaf extract on Candida albicans / C van Wyk and FS Botha.
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