About Journal

Microbes and Infectious Diseases is a peer-reviewed, quarterly, open-access journal. It publishes original articles, review articles, short reports, correspondence, and letters to the editor of significant scientific and ethical standards that relate to all fields of medical/clinical/pharmaceutical microbiology, infection prevention and control, and infectious diseases. Please, see the full aim and scope of the journal available at: https://mid.journals.ekb.eg/journal/aim_scope. The journal will consider for publication manuscripts from any part of the world but particularly reports that would be of interest to readers in the Middle East or other parts of Africa and Asia. Microbes and Infectious Diseases is the official publication of Zagazig University, Faculty of Medicine, Egypt.

Continuous Medical Education (CME) activities

The CME activities are designed for practicing microbiologists/clinicians who wish to advance their knowledge of current clinical microbiology and infectious diseases and evaluate the relevance of new information as it applies to research and care provision. The CME article available online with each newly released issue is a case presentation or clinical vignette scenario quiz. Readers can reinforce their learning experience and update their knowledge in clinical/medical microbiology and infectious diseases.

Copyright policy: 

The journal allows the author(s) to hold the copyright, and to retain publishing rights. For more information, see: https://mid.journals.ekb.eg/journal/process?ethics 

Open access: 

The journal is an Open Access journal. Users have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of articles under the following conditions: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 

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The journal has a strict policy against plagiarism. All submitted manuscripts are checked for plagiarism using professional plagiarism-checking software. Submitted manuscripts with an unacceptable similarity index resulting from plagiarism are rejected immediately.