Abstracts should be single-spaced and contain a maximum of 250 words. They must be saved as a WordPerfect or Word document, using 12 point New Times Roman font or similar with 1” margins (left, right, bottom, top).
Abstracts should include the following information at the top: Title (uppercase letters), names of authors with the name of presenter underlined, and affiliation of authors. Example of author affiliation format:
John Black , Mary Smith , Peter Jones .
Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, John Hopkins School of Public health, Baltimore, MD, Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
Abstracts should provide clear data and validated conclusions. They should consist of an introduction that presents the background of the study, a brief description of the methods employed, a summary of the results, and a statement of the conclusions.