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Latest Collections


Cross journal collection
World TB day 2016
Collection published: 24 March 2016

Cross journal series
BMC Infectious Diseases reviewer acknowledgement 2015
BMC Infectious Diseases
Collection published: 9 March 2016


Thematic series
Integrated modeling and management of poliovirus endgame risks and policies
Collection published: 17 September 2015 

Thematic series
Sexually transmitted infection treatment challenges
Collection published: 30 July 2015

Cross journal collection
Every day is Malaria Day
Collection published: 23 April 2015

Aims and scope

BMC Infectious Diseases is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of infectious and sexually transmitted diseases in humans, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

Section Editors

  • Andrea De Luca, Siena University Hospital
  • Jean-Claude Desenclos, Institut de Veille Sanitaire
  • Susanna Esposito, University of Milan
  • Jorge Garbino, University Hospitals Geneva
  • Ivan FN Hung, University of Hong Kong
  • Sanjeev Krishna, St. George's, University of London
  • Jodie McVernon, Melbourne School of Population Health
  • Eyal Oren, University of Arizona
  • Julian Tang, University Hospitals of Leicester
  • Grant Theron, Stellenbosch University
  • Joseph Tucker, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Carlo Torti, University 'Magna Graecia'
  • Laith Yakob, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


  • Philippa Harris, BioMed Central