Abstracts should be written in English and single-spaced. They should not exceed one A4 size page in length (3 cm margins top & bottom, 2 cm margins on sides) in Times Roman 12 pt. font. Files must be named with the corresponding authorís full last name at the beginning of the file name.
In addition, authors are requested to adhere to the following guidelines:
Line 1: Title (bold and flush left)
Line 2: First Author Last Name followed by First Author First Name Initial (flush left). Separate each authorís name with a comma. Superscript 1, 2 etc. for address(es) of each author. Name of presenting author is underlined. No skipped lines or line breaks.
Line 3: Dept., Institution, City, State/Prov., Country Code, Postal Code, for each author, in sequence (flush left, no breaks or line indents).
Line 4.Email address of corresponding author (flush left).
Skip one line before body of text.
Text. Flush left, no subheadings, no tabs, no indents, no breaks or line breaks, one blank line between paragraphs. No other blank lines are permitted.
Standard abbreviations may be used without definition. Other abbreviations must be defined by placing them in parenthesis after the full word the first time they appear. Avoid abbreviations in the title. Vague statements such as "A...will be discussed." should be avoided. Statements of the basic methods and quantitative statements of results must be included. Tables with explanatory titles should be MS Word format, flush left, with no other formatting. Figures should be inserted in the MS Word document but preferably placed at the end of the document, after references, flush left, with no other formatting.
In general, the maximum length including title, authors, affiliations and any references will be approximately 50 lines single-spaced; 350 words; 3750 characters). If references are used (maximum of 3), the style should follow the requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals, also known as the Vancouver Style. References in the text should be indicated by numbers in brackets corresponding with the reference list at the end of the abstract. Examples of references, as for a journal article and chapter in a book:
 Watts PD, Smith PA, Jouet LG, et al. Artificial insemination made easy. J Transatlan Vet Med 1985;14:28-35.
 Remlot BP, Luddy PW. Diseases of the severely immuno-deficient mouse. In: Weber RO, and Hedberg AC, eds. Fundamentals of transplantation surgery. Yorktown: WB Saunders Company, 1990:967-72.
See also the Sample Abstract below for example of correct abstract style and formatting.