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Clinical Microbiology, a specialty section within Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, publishes high quality research pertaining diagnosis, treatment and prophylaxis of human infectious diseases, encompassing the medical consequences of pathogenic interactions with a host. This includes emerging and prevalent clinically important bacterial (including Mycobacteria and Rickettsia), viral and parasitic.
The following areas of research will be considered for publication in this section:
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PMCID: all published articles receive a PMCID
Clinical Microbiology welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Correction, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Review and Specialty Grand Challenge.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Clinical Microbiology, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
Articles published in the section Clinical Microbiology will benefit from the Frontiers impact and tiering system after online publication. Authors of published original research with the highest impact, as judged democratically by the readers, will be invited by the Chief Editor to write a Frontiers Focused Review - a tier-climbing article. This is referred to as "democratic tiering". The author selection is based on article impact analytics of original research published in all Frontiers specialty journals and sections. Focused Reviews are centered on the original discovery, place it into a broader context, and aim to address the wider community across all of Cellular and Infection Microbiology.
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