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Announcement: We are recruiting new Associate Editors

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

Call for papers - The Airborne Microbiome - DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 1st

Owing to popular demand, we have extended the deadline for submissions to the "Airborne Microbiome - implications for aerosol transmission and infection control" thematic series to June 1st. This special issue aims to explore and characterise the airborne microbiome in relation to infectious diseases.

Call for papers: Antimicrobial Resistance

We are delighted to announce the launch of a thematic series aiming to explore the many facets of antimicrobial resistance. 

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Featured article: Do school closures have an effect on mitigating flu outbreaks?

This article discusses how regular school closure slows down influenza outbreaks, with the Christmas holidays typically having the greatest impact on mitigating the spread of disease. 

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    Authors: Carine Claeys, Mamadou Drame, José García-Sicilia, Khalequ Zaman, Alfonso Carmona, Phu My Tran, Mariano Miranda, Federico Martinón-Torres, Franck Thollot, Michael Horn, Tino F. Schwarz, Ulrich Behre, José M. Merino, Iwona Sadowska-Krawczenko, Henryk Szymański, Peter Schu…

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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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