Section A

02nd December 2015 (Wednesday)
8.30 a.m. 101/A
Validity of anthropometric equations to predict body fat in exclusively breast-fed Sri Lankan infants aged 4-6 months, against 18O dilution technique
T Bandara, M Hettiarachchi, C Liyanage, S Amarasena,W W Wong
8.45 a.m. 102/A
Prevalence of known risk factors and socioeconomic status of male patients with acute myocardial infarction
C M Wickramatilake
 9.00 a.m. 103/A
Prevalence of known risk factors among patients with Coronary Artery Disease
E M S Bandara, S Ekanayake, A D Kapuruge, C A Wanigatunga
 9.15 a.m. 104/A
Mechanisms of gastroprotection by ethyl acetate fraction of hot water extract of Trichosanthes cucumerina Linn.
R Karunakaran, L D A M Arawwawala, M G Thammitiyagodage, M I Thabrew, B P Galhena
10.00 a.m. Tea Break
10.30 a.m. Sectional Business Meetings
11.15 a.m. Presidential Address – Section A
The Human Animal Interphase; Use and Misuse for Scientific Discovery
12.15 p.m. Lunch Break
03rd December 2015 (Thursday)
8.30 a.m. 105/A
Characterization of the sibling species status of Anopheles culicifacies breeding in polluted water bodies in Trincomalee District of Sri Lanka
P A D H N Gunathilaka, K Prashath, W Abeyewickreme
8.45 a.m. 106/A
Increased serum nitrite levels and low serum IgM levels in severe dengue (dengue hemorrhagic fever) patients
M S Mapalagamage, S M Handunnetti, G Premawansa, K Karunayokiny, A De Silva, S Premawansa
9.00 a.m. 107/A
Evaluation of the spatial and temporal trends of dengue outbreaks in Akurana, Central Province, Sri Lanka
G P W K Withanage, W Abeyewickreme, M D Hapugoda
 9.15 a.m.  108/A
Male isolation of dengue vector Aedes mosquitoes for Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) by spiking blood with Ivermectin.
W Abeyewickreme, N D A D Wijegunawardana, R M T B Ranathunge
9.30 a.m. 109/A
Study on possible risk factors affecting transmission of dengue in high risk areas of dengue in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka.
G P W K Withanage, W Abeyewickreme, M D Hapugoda
 10.00 a.m.  Tea  Break

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