Pathogens — Open Access Journal

Pathogens (ISSN 2076-0817; CODEN: PATHCD) is an international, open access journal of pathogens and pathogen-host interactions published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) and Scopus.
    Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 27 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in first half of 2017).

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Pathogens Editorial Office
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Special Issues

Special Issue in Pathogens
Signaling Systems in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Guest Editors: Tim Holm Jakobsen, Jens Bo Andersen
Deadline: 30 October 2017
Special Issue in Pathogens
Listeria monocytogenes and Its Interactions with the Host Guest Editor: Laurel L. Lenz
Deadline: 30 November 2017
Special Issue in Pathogens
Molecular Pathogenesis of Staphylococcal Infections Guest Editor: Tim Foster
Deadline: 31 December 2017
Special Issue in Pathogens
Emerging Topics in Epstein-Barr virus-Associated Diseases Guest Editors: Paul Murray, Graham Taylor, Lee-Fah Yap
Deadline: 30 January 2018
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