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About the journal

Pathogens and Disease publishes outstanding primary research on hypothesis- and discovery-driven studies on pathogens, host-pathogen interactions, host response to infection and their molecular and cellular correlates …

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Latest Thematic Issues

Infection and Immunity Thematic Issue

Read the latest research on infection and immunity from the world-leading University of Maryland, Baltimore. Free to read online until March 2017.

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Chlamydial Pathogenesis

This special virtual issue provides insight into: host responses that are elicited via pathogen recognition receptors; the resulting “call-to-arms” response of chemokines; activation signals or proinflammatory cytokines; and, elicitation of adaptive immune effectors.

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Dynamic Host Bacterial Pathogen Relationships

This thematic issue investigates some aspects of the tug-of-war between host and bacteria, and illuminates new features of this relationship.

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Browse the Archive

Pathogens and Disease previously published under the title FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology. Volumes 7 (1993) through to 66 (2012) can be accessed via the archive. Content prior to 1993 was published under the original title, FEMS Microbiology Immunology.

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We’d like to thank our reviewers for their contribution to Pathogens and Disease in 2015. We are sincerely grateful for your efforts. Click below to see a full list of reviewers.

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Calls for Papers

Joint Thematic Issue: One Health

The health of humans is inextricably linked to the health of other living creatures and to the health of the environment. Pathogens and Disease and FEMS Microbiology Ecology, are teaming up to organize a joint thematic issue covering this topic.

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Thematic Issue: Chlamydia

Chlamydia researchers are invited to submit their latest research for inclusion to a thematic issue entitled "Chlamydia and chlamydial infections".

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