Pathogens — Open Access Journal

Pathogens (ISSN 2076-0817; CODEN: PATHCD) is an international, open access journal of pathogens and pathogen-host interactions published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) and Scopus. Ctations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid publicationmanuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.3 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Pathogens
Emerging Topics in Epstein-Barr virus-Associated Diseases Guest Editors: Paul Murray, Graham Taylor, Lee-Fah Yap
Deadline: 31 May 2018
Special Issue in Pathogens
DNA Repair, Replication and Herpes Viruses Guest Editor: Marshall Williams
Deadline: 30 June 2018
Special Issue in Pathogens
Prion-like Neurodegenerative Disorders Guest Editor: Liam Chen
Deadline: 30 July 2018
Special Issue in Pathogens
Molecular Pathogenesis of Staphylococcal Infections Guest Editor: Tim Foster
Deadline: 30 August 2018
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