Aims and Scope

Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (Infect Dis Trop Med) is a quarterly peer-reviewed online journal that encompasses all aspects of basic and clinical research on infectious diseases.

Infect Dis Trop Med publishes high-impact research articles of outstanding significance and novelty in all areas of infectious diseases: basic research, prevention, translational research, public health, pharmacology and pharmacogenomics aspects, treatment, elderly patients, virus-related tumors; innovative aspects regarding diagnosis, pathology, clinical-experimental infectious diseases.

Consequently, the scope of the Journal is to inform the scientific community about all innovative aspects regarding infectious diseases.

Areas covered include:

  • Bacterial infections
  • Virology
  • Fungal infections
  • Parasitology
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Vaccines
  • Infectious diseases and cancer

Publication and peer review process

ID considers for publication the following types of articles:

  • Research articles
  • Reviews
  • Case reports
  • Case Quiz
  • Short reports
  • Letters to the editor
  • Editorials

The full text of the articles is free of charge on the Home page.

Peer review policy

Manuscripts are revised by two or more field experts and, upon acceptance, are published expeditiously, generally within 12 weeks. In case of articles and studies with a significant public health impact, authors may request Fast Track review for a rapid evaluation, in which case an editorial decision will be made within 2 weeks of submission.