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Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Online ISSN: 2398-8096


Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases is an open access journal with a comprehensive peer review policy, and a rapid publication process.

CMID provides a new platform for all researchers, medical specialties, clinicians, scientists, scholars and students to publish their research work and contribute the latest research information. The journal publishes research articles as full-length research papers and short reports. In addition, the journal publishes editorials and review articles in innovative formats that target a broad and non-specialized audience.

CMID will accept articles from the following topic areas: clinical microbiology, bacteriology, antibiotics and resistance, immunology, infectious diseases, mycology, pathogenesis, nosocomial infections,  diagnostics of pathogens, parasitology, virology, therapeutics and prevention of infectious diseases and other related topics.

CMID welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.cmid@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by CMID, is properly cited

Editor in Chief


Will be updated soon.

Editorial Board


Falk Hillmann

Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology
Hans-Knöll-Institut (HKI)

Roger M. Loria

Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Virginia Commonwealth University
United States

Suresh Pallikkuth

Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Miami
USA


Byungse Suh

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Department of Infectious Diseases
Temple University, USA

Gianluigi Cardinali

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Perugia
Italy

Takumi Koshiba

Associate Professor
Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences
Kyushu University
744 Motooka, Nishi-ku
Fukuoka 819-0395
JAPAN


Wei Wang

Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases
Department of Parasitic Disease Prevention and Control
Ministry of Health Texas, China

Ricardo Ney Oliveira Cobucci

Gynecology and Obestric Department
Universidade Potiguar-UnP
Natal, Brazil

Bor-Show Tzang

Professor
Institute of Biochemistry
Microbiology and Immunology
Chung Shan Medical University
Taiwan


CHETNA ARSAI GOVIND

Pathologist
Lancet laboratories
South Africa

Ashley Dawn Snyder

Research Scientific Director
Infectious Diseases
Merck Research Labs Merck & Co, Inc
USA

Ana Budimir

Associate Professor
Department of Clinical and Molecular Microbiology
University Hospital Centre Zagreb
Croatia


Gianluigi Cardinali

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Perugia
Italy

Hong Yang

Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry
Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai
China

Alireza Heidari

Director of the BioSpectroscopy Core Research Laboratory
California South University
USA


Muhammad Akram

Assistant Professor
Department of Eastern Medicine,
Government College University Faisalabad
Pakistan

In Press

Volume 3, Issue 3


New expedited process to accelerate the pathogen identification and antimicrobial susceptibility tests

Jingan Lin Bin Yang Paul Okunieff Lurong Zhang Jianhua Lin

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

November 05, 2018


Current Issue

Volume 3, Issue 2


Co-occurrence of Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 in Patients Suspected with Different Neurological Ailments in Karachi

Aneela Taj Nusrat Jamil

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

May 10, 2018


Role of osmotic stress and amino acid deprivation in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis dimorphism

Ludmilla HS Queiroz Valeria F Tavares Viviane S Alves

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

June 15, 2018


The eIF2 kinase Gcn2 modulates Candida albicans virulence to Caenorhabditis elegans

Viviane de S Alves Eleftherios Mylonakis

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

June 19, 2018


Simplifying the management of scientific reference and citation with a minimalist DOI-BibTex-LaTeX approach

Wei Li

Letter to Editorial-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 19, 2018


Pregnancy associated arbovirus infections

Fauzia Nausheen Shayan S. Bashir Dhammika N. Atapattu

Review Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

August 10, 2018


Human pathogens and vaccine development: New perspective

Pooja Sanduja Abhinay Sharma Meenakshi Dua Atul K Johri

Short communication-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

August 14, 2018


Archive


Volume 3

Co-occurrence of Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 in Patients Suspected with Different Neurological Ailments in Karachi

Aneela Taj Nusrat Jamil

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

May 10, 2018


Role of osmotic stress and amino acid deprivation in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis dimorphism

Ludmilla HS Queiroz Valeria F Tavares Viviane S Alves

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

June 15, 2018


The eIF2 kinase Gcn2 modulates Candida albicans virulence to Caenorhabditis elegans

Viviane de S Alves Eleftherios Mylonakis

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

June 19, 2018


Simplifying the management of scientific reference and citation with a minimalist DOI-BibTex-LaTeX approach

Wei Li

Letter to Editorial-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 19, 2018


Pregnancy associated arbovirus infections

Fauzia Nausheen Shayan S. Bashir Dhammika N. Atapattu

Review Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

August 10, 2018


Human pathogens and vaccine development: New perspective

Pooja Sanduja Abhinay Sharma Meenakshi Dua Atul K Johri

Short communication-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

August 14, 2018


Retrospective analysis of febrile patients reveals unnoticed epidemic of zika fever in Dielmo, Senegal, 2000

Fatim Ba Cheikh Loucoubar Ousmane Faye Gamou Fall Rose Nadege Penda Noelle Mbaye Mbacke Sembene Mawlouth Diallo AissatouToure Balde Amadou Alpha Sall Oumar Faye

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 19,2018


The impact of high peripheral blood eosinophil count during treatment of infective COAD exacerbation on the length of hospital stay and the rate of readmission

Ibrahim TM Abdullah Al-allawi Jaganaathan Srinivasan

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 26, 2018


Diagnostic investigations and prevalence of enteric fever in Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Shika-Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria

Igiri BE Inyang-Etoh PC Ejezie GC Jimoh O Sobo MA Idoko GO

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 28, 2018


The effect of a surgical smoke evacuation system on surgical site infections of the spine

Steven Krueger Steve Disegna Christian DiPaola

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

April 09, 2018


The association of primary biliary cholangitis with platelet-derived growth factor and tumor necrosis factor-α

Zi-Qiang Meng Xiao-Guang Li Yan-Xia Yin Chun-Hai Xu

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

April 30, 2018


Volume 2

Viral hemorrhagic fevers due to endotheliopathy-associated disseminated intravascular microthrombosis and hepatic coagulopathy: pathogenesis based on “two activation theory of the endothelium”

Jae C. Chang

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

May 29, 2017


The Sporicidal Potency of Bioxy Formulations in Decontaminating Bio-Warfare Agents

Vipin K. Rastogi Lisa S. Smith Garry Edgington Marwan Dagher Dori Dagher Fadi Dagher

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

August 23, 2017


Predictors of Mortality in Blood Stream Infections caused by Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase Producing Enterobacteriaceae

Chavada R Descallar J Maley M

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Sept 22, 2017


Assessment of the Prevalence of Extended-Spectrum Beta Lactamase Producing Gram-Negative Bacilli at the Cdg-Chup, Ouagadougou

Sanou M Ky/Ba A Coulibali P Nagalo M Ouedraogo S Tamboura M Kambire D Bisseye C Bakiono F Simpore J Ouedraogo R

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

September 28, 2017


Post-Natal Cytokine Levels of Neonates of Seropositive Mothers: An Indication of Vertical Transmission?

Adeoti OM Adesina DA

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

September 28, 2017


A Non-Human Enterovirus A71 Brainstem Encephalitis in France In 2016

Jules Voinçon Jean-Michel Mansuy Audrey Mirand Jacques Izopet Catherine Mengelle

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

January 27, 2017


Increased RANKL/OPG Ratio and Sclerostin in Patients with Septic Shock

Maria Bergquist Sofia Andersson Christian Rylander Catharina Lindholm Inger Gjertsson

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 03, 2017


Blood Culture Sampling Practices among Internal Medicine Inpatients

N. Deborah Friedman Tali Braun Noga Fallach Yehuda Carmeli

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 06, 2017


Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at a tertiary teaching hospital in Vietnam: A longitudinal observational study

Nguyen Truong Son Ton Thanh Tra Pham Thi Ngoc Thao

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 27, 2017


Mycobacterium goodii Related Breast Implant Infection: First Case and Literature Review

Aakriti Pandita Stephen Thomas Paul Granato Amit Sharma Ambika Eranki Tasaduq Fazili

Review Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

April 20, 2017


Identifying high risk areas of West Nile Virus in minority and low-income neighborhoods

Thomas M. Kollars

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

April 27, 2017


Volume 1
Special Issue

Mobile laboratory experience in the Ebola outbreak in Africa, diverse concepts and common issues

Handling Editor

Manfred Weidmann

Head of Virology
University of Stirling
United Kingdom


INMI/Emergency NGO Italian Laboratory Established In Sierra Leone during Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West Africa

Francesca Colavita Carolina Venditti Antonella Vulcano Concetta Castilletti Paola Zaccaro Antonio Mazzarelli Serena Quartu Sabrina Coen Angela Cannas Roberta Chiappini Claudia Minosse Silvia Meschi Mirella Biava Stefano Menzo Maria Beatrice Valli Germana Grassi Daniele Lapa Francesco Vairo Gina Portella Rossella Miccio Enrico Sponziello Luca Rolla Michela Delli Guanti Milos Jocic Marina Berti Fabiana Ghezzo Leonardo Radicchi Gianluca Cataldi Giorgio Monti Giovanna Scaccabarozzi Gino Strada Maria Rosaria Capobianchi Giuseppe Ippolito Antonino Di Caro

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Oct 31, 2016


The Pasteur Laboratory associated with the Ebola Treatment Center of Macenta (Guinea)

Stéphanie Reynard Alexandra Fizet Caroline Picard Sylvain Baize

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Nov 21, 2016


Ebola virus laboratory response: the three Dutch Mobile laboratories in Liberia and Sierra Leone

Reusken C.B.E.M Smit P Pas S Haagmans B.L Mulder R Postma S van Hellemond J.J Smits S Pertile P Cancedda C Dierberg K Wurie I Gevao S Kargbo D Kamara A, Koopmans M.P.G

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 28, 2016


Workshop on mobile laboratories deployed in the Ebola outbreak in West-Africa 2014-2015

Faye O Mirazimi A Sall AA Weidmann M

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 30, 2016


Deployment of the Institut Pasteur de Dakar team to Guinea in the Ebola virus Disease outbreak in West-Africa 2014-2016

Faye O Fall G Soropogui B Koivogui L Magassouba N Weidmann M Sall AA Faye O

Short Communication-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 30, 2016


Development and Operation of Ebola Diagnostic Laboratories Led By Public Health England in Sierra Leone during the West African Ebola Outbreak 2013-2015

Daniel Bailey Jane Shallcross Christopher H. Logue Simon A. Weller Liz Evans Jackie Duggan Neill Keppie Amanda Semper Richard Vipond Gary Fitchett Emma Hutley Roman Lukaszewski Emma Aarons Andrew Simpson Tim Brooks

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Nov 30, 2016


Deployment of a Full Clinical Laboratory Capability to Support Enhanced Clinical Care in an Ebola Treatment Unit in Sierra Leone

Fitchett G Tobin S Grindrod J Dixon A Matthews S O’Shea MK Biswas J Hutley EJ

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 30, 2016


Experiences of outbreak laboratory management in the Ebola Disease outbreak in West-Africa 2014-2015

Weidmann M Bailey D de Lamballerie X Di Caro A Doyon S Faye O Flevaud L Fomsgaard A Hensley L Koivogui L Konneh K Koopmans MP Magassouba N Mirazimi A Adomeh DI Jansen van Vuren P Reusken CB Stroecker K Paweska J Sheeley H Smit P Sall AA

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 30, 2016


Comparison of Real-time PCR versus ELISA in the diagnosis of cytomegalovirus infection in pregnant women

Sulieman M. El Sanousi Zakia A. Osman A.B.S. Mohamed Mansoor S.H. Al Awfi Yaser H. Babair Maher H. Babair

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 22, 2016


Malaria Elimination in Haiti: Challenges, Progress and Solutions

Paul Adrien Paul Jacques Boncy Jean Frantz Lemoine Alexandre Existe Stanley Juin Sénou Amouzou Gabriel Thimoté Lesly Liverdieu Andrécy Samson Marseille Patrick Dély Wilnique Pierre Robert Barais Corvil Salomon Mentor Lucien Lottie Mondésir Khulood Rizvi Dana M Parke Marcus J Zervos

Review Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 31, 2016


Impact of Routine Varicella Immunization on Varicella Ambulatory Visits in a Tertiary Hospital in Athens, Greece

Papaevangelou Vassiliki Douros Konstantinos Mavrikou Myrsini Iliopoulou Anna Tsolia Maria

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Sept 27, 2016


Raised Serum Transaminases during Treatment with Pegylated Interferon for Chronic Hepatitis C

Mandalou P Spence E Datta S Mills PR

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Oct 04, 2016


Describing the magnitude of the 2014/2015 influenza A(H3N2) dominant season; can the slope explain the experience?

Anne-Luise Winter Adriana Peci Lennon Li Jonathan B. Gubbay

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

November 30, 2016


Evaluation of Ceftaroline and Levofloxacin against Staphylococci Using Serum from Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Gary E. Stein Curtis L. Smith Amy E. Scharmen Daniel H. Havlichek

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 28, 2016


High vancomycin serum trough is not associated with reduction of mortality in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections

Ana C. Bardossy Daniela Moreno Pamela Hartman Tyler C. Prentiss Pedro Ayau Aguilar Guillermo Sánchez Rosenberg Mary B. Perri Khulood Rizvi Tooba RehmanAyesha Niazy Meredith Mahan Geehan Suleyman Vanthida Huang Katherine Reyes Marcus J. Zervos

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 29, 2016


Risk factors associated with vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) co-infection

Helina M. MisikirAna Cecilia BardossyPam HartmanDaniela MorenoGeehan SuleymanMary PerriKhulood Rizvi Marcus Zervos Katherine Reyes

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 02, 2016


Emergence of Drug Resistance in Plasmodiun falciparum: Reasons of its Dispersal and Transmission in Different Climatic Regions of the World: a Review

Ravi K. Upadhyay

Review Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 04, 2016


Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Mexican Children with Rheumatic Diseases

A Plascencia I Hernández S. Gutiérrez A Luévanos CE. Juárez M. Sandoval HR. Pérez M Plascencia E. González-Ochoa Y de Armas

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 04, 2016


Large abdominal mass as clinical presentation of plasmablastic lymphoma

Marcelo Corti María F. Villafañe Analía Boschi Ana Campitelli Marina Narbaitz

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 09, 2016


Insertion Element IS6110 based characterisation of Nepalese tuberculosis strains into different genetic lineages

Kartyk Moganeradj Dunstan Rajendram Saraswoti Khadge Pam Sonnenberg Ibrahim Abubakar Timothy D. McHugh Murdo Macdonald Deanna A. Hagge Catherine Arnold

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

June 30, 2016


Maltese with Genetic Susceptibility to Poliomyelitis: Many Cases of Paralysis are Related, Posing a Dilemma for Post-Eradication of Polio

Wyatt HV

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 01, 2016


Bacterial Whole Genome Sequencing as Powerful Tool for Hospital Molecular Epidemiology: Acinetobacter baumannii as a model

Abdalla Ahmed Bashir Sirag Fahad Raees El-Shiekh Kidir Tayseer Ali Mohammad Atiqur Rahman Sami Ashgar Abeer Barhameen Abdelrahman Elsawy Asmaa Mostafa Sheerin Shalam

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 01, 2016


Comparison of Clinical and Cytological Findings in the Diagnosis of Vulvovaginitis in Adult Women

Celeste Maria de Menezes Souza Hugo Marcus Rodrigues Márcia Guimarães da Silva Camila Marconi Ricardo Ney Oliveira Cobucci Katherine Gonçalves

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 01, 2016


Diagnostic Molecular Microbiology and its applications: Current and Future Perspectives

Hemant Vira Vivek Bhat Preeti Chavan

Perspective-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 09, 2016


The birth of a new journal dedicated to infectious diseases

Nigel Silman

Editorial-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 09, 2016

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CMID welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.cmid@oatext.com

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Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases are GBP 2990.

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Special Issues


  • Mobile laboratory experience in the Ebola outbreak in Africa, diverse concepts and common issues

    Handling Editor:
    Manfred Weidmann
    Head of Virology
    University of Stirling
    United Kingdom

    Other Editors:
    Amadou A. Sall
    Ali Mirazimi