Research Topic

Innovative Approaches in Diagnosis of Emerging/re-emerging Infectious Diseases

  • Submission closed.

About this Research Topic

Infectious disease can spread rapidly, causing enormous losses to health and livelihood. Despite recent advances in diagnostics of infectious diseases, the easy and fast worldwide travel and increased global interdependence have added layers of complexity to recognize and timely manage several infectious ...

Infectious disease can spread rapidly, causing enormous losses to health and livelihood. Despite recent advances in diagnostics of infectious diseases, the easy and fast worldwide travel and increased global interdependence have added layers of complexity to recognize and timely manage several infectious diseases, both classical as well as emerging/re-emerging. HIV/AIDS, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, invasive fungal infections in transplant recipients, Clostridioides difficile enterocolitis, malaria, measles, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), pandemic avian and H1N1 influenza, Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), Ebola and Zika are only a few of many examples of emerging infectious diseases causing significant morbidity and mortality. To successfully control emerging/re-emerging infectious diseases, the best strategy is to stop their spread at an early stage. To do this, we rely on early diagnosis of disease by rapid and reliable detection of disease-causing agent(s). This is particularly true for newly emerging infectious disease (like SARS and MERS), where we find ourselves in a race to develop new diagnostic approaches during ongoing outbreak.

This Research Topic aims to update about innovative approaches in diagnosis of emerging/re-emerging diseases and to highlight the importance and urgency for development of novel, rapid and more accurate diagnostic tools.

We welcome Original Research, Mini-Review and Review manuscript that deal with all aspects of innovative approaches in diagnosis of emerging/re-emerging infectious diseases.


Keywords: Threating infectious diseases, outbreak, pandemic infections, diagnosis, treatment


Important Note: All contributions to this Research Topic must be within the scope of the section and journal to which they are submitted, as defined in their mission statements. Frontiers reserves the right to guide an out-of-scope manuscript to a more suitable section or journal at any stage of peer review.

Recent Articles

Loading..

About Frontiers Research Topics

With their unique mixes of varied contributions from Original Research to Review Articles, Research Topics unify the most influential researchers, the latest key findings and historical advances in a hot research area! Find out more on how to host your own Frontiers Research Topic or contribute to one as an author.

Topic Editors

Loading..

Submission Deadlines

Submission closed.

Participating Journals

Loading..

Topic Editors

Loading..

Submission Deadlines

Submission closed.

Participating Journals

Loading..
Loading..

total views article views article downloads topic views

}
 
Top countries
Top referring sites
Loading..