About Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease
Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease publishes authoritative and original articles, critical and systematic reviews, editorials, perspectives, short communications, commentaries, book reviews, letters to the editor and Special Issues on all aspects of tropical medicine and tropical infectious disease. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the length of the papers. The full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. There is, in addition, a unique feature of this journal:
- We accept studies showing meaningful but negative results.
While there are many journals that focus on tropical medicine and infectious disease studies, none of them actively accept negative results. As a result, most negative data do not end up in the public domain, even if the data were meaningfully negative and the study was well-designed. By accepting such negative results, our journal encourages scientists to share these data, so that they will not need to repeat experiments that somebody else has already done.
Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease publishes on all tropical diseases of global significance, as well as neglected tropical diseases as defined from time-to-time by the World Health Organization. The scope of the journal includes, but is not limited to:
- Clinical tropical medicine
- Tropical public health
- Tropical infectious diseases
- Parasitology and entomology
- Bacteriology, mycology and virology
- Epidemiological and social science studies
- Chemotherapy and pharmacology
- Disease prevention, control and elimination
- Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases
- Emerging public health threats
- Global health and One Health
MDPI Publication Ethics Statement
TropicalMed is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.
Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.
Copyright / Open Access
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