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Editor

Cecilia Devoto, BioMed Central

Section Editors
Bacterial and fungal diseases
Ivan FN Hung, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jorge Garbino, University Hospitals Geneva, Switzerland
Kelvin To, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Healthcare-associated infection control
Holly Seale, University of New South Wales, Australia

Hepatitis and co-infections
Jean-Claude Desenclos, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, France

HIV and co-infections
Andrea De Luca, Siena University Hospital, Italy
Carlo Torti, University 'Magna Graecia', Italy

Parasitological diseases
Laith Yakob, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Honorine Ward, Tufts Medical Center, USA

Sexually transmitted diseases
Stefan Baral, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Joseph Tucker, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA 

Tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases
Edward Graviss, Houston Methodist, USA
Eyal Oren, University of Arizona, USA
Anna Vassal, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

Vaccines
Susanna Esposito, University of Milan, Italy

Viral diseases
Jodie McVernon, Melbourne School of Population Health, Australia
Julian Tang, University Hospitals of Leicester, UK

Deputy Section Editors
HIV and co-infections
Barbara Castelnuovo, Infectious Diseases Institute, Uganda

Vaccines
Nicola Principi, University of Milan, Italy

Associate Editors
Bacterial and fungal diseases
Georgios Belibasakis, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Asha Bowen, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Australia
Dieter Buchheidt, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Morena Caira, Catholic University, Italy
Enitan Carrol, University of Liverpool, UK
Maria Rosaria Catania, University Federico II of Naples, Italy
Jasper Chan, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Kalyan Chavda, Public Health Research Institute Center, Rutgers University, USA
Wangxue Chen, National Research Council, Canada
Allen Cheng, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
Angela Chow, Tan Tock Seng Hosptial, Singapore
Adam Cohen, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, South Africa
Silvia F Costa, Hospital das Clinicas, Brazil
Susan Davis, Wayne State University, USA
Shanta Dutta, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, India
Guillermo Garcia-Effron, National University of the Littoral, Argentina
Habip Gedik, Ministry of Health, Turkey
Francesco Giuseppe de Rosa, University of Turin, Italy
Andrew Greenhill, Federation University Australia, Australia
Qiushui He, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
Werner Heinz, University of Wurzburg, Germany
Paul Higgins, University of Cologne, Germany
James Hurley, Ballarat Health Services, Australia
Margaret Ip, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Pierre-Francois Laterre, St Luc University Hospital, Belgium
Yi-Tsung Lin, Taipei Veterans General Hospital/National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Jodi Lindsay, St George's, University of London, UK
David Lung, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong
Florian Marks, International Vaccine Institute, South Korea
Christopher Moore, University of Virginia, USA
Dionissios Neofytos, The Johns Hopkins, USA
Robert Norton, Department of Microbiology, Townsville Hospital, Australia
Iruka Okeke, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Giovanni Battista, Orsi University La Sapienza Rome, Italy
Shigui Ruan, University of Miami, USA
Davida Smyth, NYCCT, USA
George Thompson, UC-Davis, USA
Steven Tong, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
Jane Turton, Health Protection Agency, UK
A.M.M. van Furth, VU Medical Centre, Netherlands
Ralf-Peter Vonberg, Medical School Hannover, Germany
Jiun-Ling Wang, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Taiwan

Healthcare-associated infection control
Yap Boum II, Epicentre, Cameroon
Denise de Andrade, University of São Paulo, Brazil  
Luis Furuya Kanamori, Australian National University, Australia
Giuseppe Indolfi, Meyer Children's University Hospital of Florence, Italy
Ming-Li Liou, Yuanpei University, Taiwan
Dominik Mertz, McMaster University, Canada
Margaret O'Donoghue, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Laura Temime, Conservatoire national des Arts et Metiers, France

Hepatitis and co-infections
Maryam Alavi, Kirby Institute, Australia
Sandrine Castelain, Centre Hospitalo-Universitaire, France
Harel Dahari, Loyola University, USA
Behzad Hajarizadeh, University of New South Wales, Australia
Ching-Sheng Hsu, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Taiwan
Jacques Izopet, Toulouse University Hospital, France
Jean Michel Mansuy, Toulouse University Hospital, France
Philippa Matthews, University of Oxford, UK
Rachel Sacks-Davis, University of Melbourne, Australia
Esaki M Shankar, Central University of Tamil Nadu, India
Yusuke Shimakawa, Institut Pasteur Paris, France
Anuradha Tripathy, National Institute of Virology, Indian Council of Medical Research, India
Yi-Hua Zhou, Nanjing University Medical School, China

HIV and co-infections
Andrea Calcagno, University of Torino, Italy
Annapaola Callegaro, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Italy
Yi-Ming Arthur Chen, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Francesco Maria Fusco, National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Italy
Nicola Gianotti, Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy
Félix Gutiérrez, Hospital General Universitario de Elche, Spain
Mirjam Kretzschmar, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Netherlands
Giulia Marchetti, University of Milan, Italy
Patrik Medstrand, Lund University, Sweden
Sanjay R Mehta, UCSD, USA
Susanne Dam Nielsen, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Elijah Paintsil, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Saverio Parisi, University of Padova, Italy
Annalisa Saracino, University of Bari, Italy
Sheela Shenoi, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Juan G Sierra Madero, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico
Anneli Uuskula, University of Tartu, Estonia
Antoinette C van der Kuyl, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Laura Waters, Mortimer Market Centre, UK
Maurizio Zazzi, University of Siena, Italy
Ming Zhang, University of Georgia, USA

Parasitological diseases
Sitara Ajjampur, Christian Medical College, India
Gregor Devine, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia
Francesca Frentiu, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Andrea Gazzinelli, Federal University Minas Gerais, Brazil
Helena Helmby, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Manuel W Hetzel, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Wenbiao Hu, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Yee Ling Lau, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Michael Marks, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Alfredo Mayor, The Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, CRESIB, Spain
Israel Molina, Hospital Universitario Vall d’Hebron and PROSICS, Spain
Jason Paul Mooney, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Mathirut Mungthin, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Thailand
Momar Ndao, McGill University, Canada
Joseph Ndung'u, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Switzerland
Kathleen M O'Reilly, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Dylan Pillai, University of Calgary, Canada
Richard Reithinger, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Ricardo Soares Magalhaes, The University of Queensland, Australia
Thomas Walker, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
ZhiJie Zhang, Fudan University, China

Sexually transmitted diseases
Eric Chow, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Australia
Alyssa Cornall, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia
Deborah Dean, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, USA
Nicole Dukers-Muijrers, Public Health Service South Limburg, Netherlands
Jessie K. Edwards, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Scott Geibel, Population Council, USA
Daniel Golparian, WHO, Sweden
Jane Hocking, University of Melbourne, Australia
Wilhelmina Huston, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Klaus Jansen, Robert Koch Institute, Germany
Fengyi Jin, University of New South Wales, Australia
Jeb Jones, Emory University, USA
Carmen Logie, University of Toronto, Canada
Dorothy Machalek, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia
David Mesher, Public Health England, UK
Sharmistha Mishra, University of Toronto, Canada
Kate Mitchell, Imperial College London, UK
Jason Ong, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Isobel Mary Poynten, University of New South Wales, Australia
Henry Raymond, Rutgers School of Public Health, USA
David Regan, University of New South Wales, Australia
William Shafer, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Sadeep Shrestha, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Susanne Strömdahl, Uppsala University, Sweden
Weiming Tang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Ruth Tachezy, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Marianne van der Sande, Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Netherlands
Chongyi Wei, UCSF, USA
David Whiley, Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Rachel Winer, University of Washington, USA
Andrea Wirtz, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Lei Zhang, Monash University, Australia
Huachun Zou, Sun Yat-sen University, China

Tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases
Cecilia Arlehamn, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, USA
Ray Chen, National Institute of Health, USA
Mareli Claassens, Desmond Tutu TB Centre, South Africa
Nora Cardona-Castro, Instituto Colombiano de Medicina Tropical, Colombia
Giovanni Delogu, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Peter Dodd, University of Sheffield, UK
Greg Fox, University of Sydney, Australia
Delia Goletti, National Institute for Infectious Diseases, Italy
Shashank Gupta, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Carol Holm-Hansen, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
Helen Jenkins, Boston University, USA
Mallika Lavania, The Leprosy Mission Trust India, India
Hsien-Ho Lin, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Anna Mandalakas, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Makerere University, Uganda
Takafira Mduluza, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Carole Mitnick, Harvard Medical School, USA
Patrick Moonan, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Bernard Naafs, Stichting Tropendermatologie, Netherlands
Mark Nicol, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Max O'Donnell, Columbia University Medical Center, USA 
Jotam G. Pasipanodya, Baylor Research Institute , USA
Molebogeng Xheeda Rangaka, University College London, UK
Randall Reves, University of Colorado, USA
Laura Rindi, Univerità di Pisa, Italy
Carlos Seas, Universidad Peruana Cayetano, Peru
James Seddon, Imperial College London, UK
Edina Sinanovic, Unviersity of Cape Town, South Africa
Masja Straetemans, KIT, The Netherlands
Christopher Vinnard, Rutgers University, USA
Zhongde Zhang, Capital Medical University, China
Alice Zwerling, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA

Vaccines
Filippo Ansaldi, University of Genoa, Italy
Marta Luisa Ciofi degli Atti, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy
Cecil Czerkinsky, International Vaccine Institute, South Korea
Giancarlo Icardi, University of Genoa, Italy
Ping-Ing Lee, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
Federico Martinon-Torres, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Santiago, Spain
Litjen Tan, Immunization Action Coalition, USA
Antoni Torres, University of Barcelona, Spain
Florens Versteegh, Groene Hart Ziekenhuis, Netherlands

Viral diseases
Rodrigo Nogueira Angerami, University of Campinas, Brazil
Nicholas Baird, University of Colorado, USA
Seweryn Bialasiewicz, University of Queensland, Australia
Gerardo Chowell, Arizona State University, USA 
Steven J Drews, University of Alberta, Canada
Magnus Evander, Umeå University, Sweden
Anna-Bella Failloux, Institut Pasteur, France
James Fielding, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Australia
Melissa Nolan Garcia, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Katherine Gibney, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Australia
Kathryn Glass, Australian National University, Australia
Roslyn Hickson, Melbourne Research Laboratory, Australia
Justin Julander, Utah State University, USA
Alison Kesson, Sydney Children's Hospital Network, Australia
Eric Lau, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Karen Laurie, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, Australia
Feng Liu, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
David Chien Lye, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Ravi Mahalingam, University of Colorado, USA
Gathsaurie Malavige, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Martial Ndeffo Mbah, Yale University, USA
Matthias Niedrig, Robert Koch Institut, Germany
John Paget, NIVEL, The Netherlands
Oscar Perng, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Stephan Pleschka, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany
Shannon Putnam, NHRC, USA
Cheng-Feng Qin, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, China
Holly Seale, University of New South Wales, Australia
Shuo Su, Nanjing Agricultural University, China 
Clarence Tam, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Rogier Van Doorn, Oxford University, Vietnam
Thorsten Wolff, Robert Koch Institut, Germany
Lay-Myint M Yoshida, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan
Hongjie Yu, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China
Hassan Zaraket, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Editorial Advisors
Dlawer Ala'Aldeen, University of Nottingham, UK
Antonio Bertoletti, Singapore Institute for Clinical Science, Singapore
Sally Blower, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Jean Boyer, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Michael S. Bronze, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre, USA
Arturo Casadevall, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Daniel Colley, University of Georgia, USA
Julia Critchley, University of Newcastle, UK
Bart Currie, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia
Guy de Bruyn, Sanofi Pasteur, USA
Betsy Foxman, University of Michigan, USA
Paul Garner, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Mauro Giacca, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Italy
Rod Hay, Queen's University Belfast, UK
John Ioannidis, University of Ioannina, Greece
Omar Khan, University of Vermont, USA
Sanjeev Krishna, St. George's, University of London, UK
Mary Ann Lansang, The INCLEN Trust, Philippines
Simon Mallal, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia
David Modiano, University of Rome, Italy
Carl Erik Nord, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Piero L. Olliaro, World Health Organization, Switzerland
Albert Osterhaus, Erasmus Medical Centre, Netherlands
Jorma Paavonen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Nicholas Paton, MRC Clinical Trials Unit, UK
Anton Polderman Leiden, University Medical Centre, Netherlands
John Richens, University College London, UK
Roy Robins-Browne, University of Melbourne, Australia
Robert Rubin, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
Guido Silvestri, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, USA
Fiona Smaill, McMaster University, Canada
Arnold Smith, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, USA
Allan Tunkel, Monmouth Medical Center, USA
Alain-Jacques Valleron, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Saint-Antoine, France
Jan Verhoef, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
Jean-Louis Vincent, Erasme University Hospital, Belgium
David Wilkinson, University of South Australia, Australia
Jonathan Zenilman, Johns Hopkins University, USA

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