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Great Plains Infectious Disease Meeting Abstract Submission

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Please use the Times New Roman size 12 font for all sections of the abstract and set the document margins at 1.25" for the left and right margins and 1" for the top and bottom margins.


  • Use a short and concise title that indicates the content of the abstract
  • Bold the Title.
  • Capitalize the first letter of each word except prepositions, articles and species names.
  • Do not place a period at the end of your title.
  • Do not place hard returns in your title.
  • Italicize scientific names of organisms.

Example: Real Time PCR Assay for G. destructans Identification in Fungal Cultures and in Bat Tissues


Author's names will be displayed using first name, middle initial(s) if applicable, and full last name. Presenting authors will be displayed in bold type.

Example: Ryan A. Jones1, John B. Smith2, Deborah Brown1


  • Author(s) affiliation(s) will include department, institution's name, institution's city, two-letter state abbreviation (no zip code), and country.
  • If more than one affiliation needs to be listed, each institution and author will be referenced with superscript numbers.
  • Italicize affiliation.

1Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA;  2Department of Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA

Abstract Text

  • Do not place hard returns at the end of each text lines. Only use hard returns for new paragraphs.
  • Italicize scientific names of organisms.

Abstract Submission

*** If you are experiencing problems or do not receive a confirmation e-mail after submitting your abstract, please e-mail Susan Wakefield at ***

*Presenting Author First Name
*Presenting Author Last Name
*Abstract Title1
*Presenter E-mail

1 If your abstract title contains greek characters that do not display correctly when the tilte is pasted in the title field above, please replace the characters by the letter name (ex. replace α by alpha). The abstract's title in the meeting's program will show as it appears in the submitted word document.

*Attach Abstract file (Microsoft Word file)