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Editor's pick: Respiratory virus transmission at airports

In this paper by Dr Ikonen et al. the authors explore the role of airports in the transmission of respiratory infections and identify the surfaces that pose the highest potential risk of infection.

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We are recruiting new Associate Editors to join our international editorial board, helping to provide expertise on a wide range of different subject disciplines.

Articles

  1. Content type: Study protocol

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    Authors: P. T. Hoekstra, M. Casacuberta Partal, A. S. Amoah, L. van Lieshout, P. L. A. M. Corstjens, S. Tsonaka, R. K. Assaré, K. D. Silué, A. Meité, E. K. N’Goran, Y. K. N’Gbesso, M. Roestenberg, S. Knopp, J. Utzinger, J. T. Coulibaly and G. J. van Dam

  1. Content type: Research article

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    Authors: Shiran Ajith Paranavitane, Laksiri Gomes, Achala Kamaladasa, Thiruni N Adikari, Nilanka Wickramasinghe, Chandima Jeewandara, Narangoda Liyanage Ajantha Shyamali, Graham Stuart Ogg and Gathsaurie Neelika Malavige

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Latest Collections

2016

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

2015

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.

Editor

Section Editors

  • Stefan Baral, Johns Hopkins University
  • Andrea De Luca, Siena University Hospital
  • Jean-Claude Desenclos, Institut de Veille Sanitaire
  • Susanna Esposito, University of Milan
  • Jorge Garbino, University Hospitals Geneva
  • Edward Graviss, Houston Methodist 
  • Ivan FN Hung, University of Hong Kong
  • Jodie McVernon, Melbourne School of Population Health
  • Eyal Oren, University of Arizona
  • Holly SealeUniversity of New South Wales
  • Julian Tang, University Hospitals of Leicester
  • Joseph TuckerUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Kelvin To, University of Hong Kong
  • Carlo Torti, University 'Magna Graecia'​​​​​​​
  • Honorine Ward, Tufts Medical Center
  • Laith Yakob, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Joseph Tucker, Section Editor

Dr. Joseph D. Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is an infectious diseases physician with a focus on sexually transmitted infections and has a special interest in crowdsourcing as a tool for improving public health.  He has been a BMC Infectious Diseases Section Editor since 2016.

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