Special Issue "Nutrition and Infectious Diseases"


A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2013)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Mark S. Kuhlenschmidt
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana, IL 61802, USA
Website: http://vetmed.illinois.edu/faculty/path/kuhlensc.html
E-Mail: kuhlensc@illinois.edu
Phone: +1 217 333 9039
Fax: +1 217 244 7421
Interests: microbial adhesion; host-pathogen interactions; infectious disease; apicomplexan parasites; nutriceuticals; receptor therapy; complex carbohydrate biochemistry; neoglycoconjugates; lipids (LPUFA)

Special Issue Information


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  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nutrition
  • Undernutrition
  • Malnutrition
  • Obesity
  • Nutriceuticals
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Nutritional enteropathy
  • Vaccine
  • Immunization
  • Inflammation
  • Immunology
  • Immunomodulation
  • Macrophage
  • Cytokines
  • Pathogenesis
  • Virus
  • Parasites
  • Bacteria
  • Opportunistic Infections
  • Pulmonary
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Diarrhea
  • Epidemiology,
  • Mineral Metabolism,
  • Micronutrients,
  • Macronutrients,
  • Biomarkers,
  • Tropical Medicine,
  • Africa,
  • Sub-Saharan

Published Papers (5 papers)

by , , ,  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(3), 711-724; doi:10.3390/nu5030711
Received: 6 December 2012; in revised form: 14 January 2013 / Accepted: 25 January 2013 / Published: 5 March 2013
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by , , ,  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(7), 2384-2404; doi:10.3390/nu5072384
Received: 9 May 2013; in revised form: 9 June 2013 / Accepted: 11 June 2013 / Published: 1 July 2013
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by  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(8), 3062-3073; doi:10.3390/nu5083062
Received: 15 April 2013; in revised form: 21 June 2013 / Accepted: 22 July 2013 / Published: 2 August 2013
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by , , , , ,  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(9), 3447-3460; doi:10.3390/nu5093447
Received: 2 July 2013; in revised form: 13 August 2013 / Accepted: 15 August 2013 / Published: 2 September 2013
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by ,  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(9), 3757-3778; doi:10.3390/nu5093757
Received: 6 August 2013; in revised form: 14 August 2013 / Accepted: 11 September 2013 / Published: 23 September 2013
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Last update: 22 October 2012

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