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Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Online ISSN: 2398-8096

Nigel Silman

University of the West of England

Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases is a bimonthly, open access journal with a comprehensive peer review policy, and a rapid publication process.

CMID provides a new platform for all researchers, medical specialties, clinicians, scientists, scholars and students to publish their research work and contribute the latest research information. The journal publishes research articles as full-length research papers and short reports. In addition, the journal publishes editorials and review articles in innovative formats that target a broad and non-specialized audience.

CMID will accept articles from the following topic areas: clinical microbiology, bacteriology, antibiotics and resistance, immunology, infectious diseases, mycology, pathogenesis, nosocomial infections,  diagnostics of pathogens, parasitology, virology, therapeutics and prevention of infectious diseases and other related topics.

CMID welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.cmid@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

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Nigel Silman


Nigel Silman is the Strategic R&D Lead at Public Health England’s Porton Down Centre in the UK and has over 30 years’ experience working in with a range of viral and bacterial pathogens in high-containment laboratories. He was educated at the Universities of Plymouth and Leicester and has a background in microbial physiology & biochemistry, particularly in relation to control of biochemical and biosynthetic pathways. His research interests include process development of industrial enzymes, pharmaceutical proteins and detection & diagnosis of infectious diseases and he currently has active projects on Anthrax, Salmonella typhi and influenza. He has worked in both academic and industrial settings and has been at Porton Down for the last 18 years. He is the PHE research lead for Diagnostics and Detection and also responsible for the scientific overview of specialist reference and contract microbiology services for a range of exotic & emerging infectious diseases as well as developing and leading the strategic R&D direction for the Centre. He holds a visiting Chair in Infectious Disease at the University of the West of England, Bristol and he is also the CEO and Managing Director of WiltonBio (www.wiltonbio.com), a start-up company based on the Tetricus Science Park, Porton Down.

Editorial Board


Falk Hillmann

Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology
Hans-Knöll-Institut (HKI)

Roger M. Loria

Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Virginia Commonwealth University
United States

Suresh Pallikkuth

Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Miami
USA


Byungse Suh

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Department of Infectious Diseases
Temple University, USA

Christopher H. Logue

Associate Professor of Virology
Novel and Dangerous Pathogens Training
Public Health England
Porton Down, UK

Takumi Koshiba

Associate Professor
Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences
Kyushu University
744 Motooka, Nishi-ku
Fukuoka 819-0395
JAPAN


Wei Wang

Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases
Department of Parasitic Disease Prevention and Control
Ministry of Health Texas, China

Ricardo Ney Oliveira Cobucci

Gynecology and Obestric Department
Universidade Potiguar-UnP
Natal, Brazil

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Volume 2, Issue 2


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Current Issue

Volume 2, Issue 1


A Non-Human Enterovirus A71 Brainstem Encephalitis in France In 2016

Jules Voinçon Jean-Michel Mansuy Audrey Mirand Jacques Izopet Catherine Mengelle

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

January 27, 2017


Increased RANKL/OPG Ratio and Sclerostin in Patients with Septic Shock

Maria Bergquist Sofia Andersson Christian Rylander Catharina Lindholm Inger Gjertsson

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 03, 2017


Blood Culture Sampling Practices among Internal Medicine Inpatients

N. Deborah Friedman Tali Braun Noga Fallach Yehuda Carmeli

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 06, 2017


Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at a tertiary teaching hospital in Vietnam: A longitudinal observational study

Nguyen Truong Son Ton Thanh Tra Pham Thi Ngoc Thao

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 27, 2017


Mycobacterium goodii Related Breast Implant Infection: First Case and Literature Review

Aakriti Pandita Stephen Thomas Paul Granato Amit Sharma Ambika Eranki Tasaduq Fazili

Review Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

April 20, 2017


Identifying high risk areas of West Nile Virus in minority and low-income neighborhoods

Thomas M. Kollars

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

April 27, 2017


Previous Issue

Volume 1, Issue 4


INMI/Emergency NGO Italian Laboratory Established In Sierra Leone during Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West Africa

Francesca Colavita Carolina Venditti Antonella Vulcano Concetta Castilletti Paola Zaccaro Antonio Mazzarelli Serena Quartu Sabrina Coen Angela Cannas Roberta Chiappini Claudia Minosse Silvia Meschi Mirella Biava Stefano Menzo Maria Beatrice Valli Germana Grassi Daniele Lapa Francesco Vairo Gina Portella Rossella Miccio Enrico Sponziello Luca Rolla Michela Delli Guanti Milos Jocic Marina Berti Fabiana Ghezzo Leonardo Radicchi Gianluca Cataldi Giorgio Monti Giovanna Scaccabarozzi Gino Strada Maria Rosaria Capobianchi Giuseppe Ippolito Antonino Di Caro

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Oct 31, 2016


The Pasteur Laboratory associated with the Ebola Treatment Center of Macenta (Guinea)

Stéphanie Reynard Alexandra Fizet Caroline Picard Sylvain Baize

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 21, 2016


Ebola virus laboratory response: the three Dutch Mobile laboratories in Liberia and Sierra Leone

Reusken C.B.E.M Smit P Pas S Haagmans B.L Mulder R Postma S van Hellemond J.J Smits S Pertile P Cancedda C Dierberg K Wurie I Gevao S Kargbo D Kamara A Koopmans M.P.G

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 28, 2016


Development and Operation of Ebola Diagnostic Laboratories Led By Public Health England in Sierra Leone during the West African Ebola Outbreak 2013-2015

Daniel Bailey Jane Shallcross Christopher H. Logue Simon A. Weller Liz Evans Jackie Duggan Neill Keppie Amanda Semper Richard Vipond Gary Fitchett Emma Hutley Roman Lukaszewski Emma Aarons Andrew Simpson Tim Brooks

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 30, 2016


Archive


Volume 2
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A Non-Human Enterovirus A71 Brainstem Encephalitis in France In 2016

Jules Voinçon Jean-Michel Mansuy Audrey Mirand Jacques Izopet Catherine Mengelle

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

January 27, 2017


Increased RANKL/OPG Ratio and Sclerostin in Patients with Septic Shock

Maria Bergquist Sofia Andersson Christian Rylander Catharina Lindholm Inger Gjertsson

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 03, 2017


Blood Culture Sampling Practices among Internal Medicine Inpatients

N. Deborah Friedman Tali Braun Noga Fallach Yehuda Carmeli

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 06, 2017


Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at a tertiary teaching hospital in Vietnam: A longitudinal observational study

Nguyen Truong Son Ton Thanh Tra Pham Thi Ngoc Thao

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

February 27, 2017


Mycobacterium goodii Related Breast Implant Infection: First Case and Literature Review

Aakriti Pandita Stephen Thomas Paul Granato Amit Sharma Ambika Eranki Tasaduq Fazili

Review Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

April 20, 2017


Identifying high risk areas of West Nile Virus in minority and low-income neighborhoods

Thomas M. Kollars

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

April 27, 2017


Volume 1

INMI/Emergency NGO Italian Laboratory Established In Sierra Leone during Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West Africa

Francesca Colavita Carolina Venditti Antonella Vulcano Concetta Castilletti Paola Zaccaro Antonio Mazzarelli Serena Quartu Sabrina Coen Angela Cannas Roberta Chiappini Claudia Minosse Silvia Meschi Mirella Biava Stefano Menzo Maria Beatrice Valli Germana Grassi Daniele Lapa Francesco Vairo Gina Portella Rossella Miccio Enrico Sponziello Luca Rolla Michela Delli Guanti Milos Jocic Marina Berti Fabiana Ghezzo Leonardo Radicchi Gianluca Cataldi Giorgio Monti Giovanna Scaccabarozzi Gino Strada Maria Rosaria Capobianchi Giuseppe Ippolito Antonino Di Caro

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Oct 31, 2016


The Pasteur Laboratory associated with the Ebola Treatment Center of Macenta (Guinea)

Stéphanie Reynard Alexandra Fizet Caroline Picard Sylvain Baize

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 21, 2016


Ebola virus laboratory response: the three Dutch Mobile laboratories in Liberia and Sierra Leone

Reusken C.B.E.M Smit P Pas S Haagmans B.L Mulder R Postma S van Hellemond J.J Smits S Pertile P Cancedda C Dierberg K Wurie I Gevao S Kargbo D Kamara A Koopmans M.P.G

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 28, 2016


Development and Operation of Ebola Diagnostic Laboratories Led By Public Health England in Sierra Leone during the West African Ebola Outbreak 2013-2015

Daniel Bailey Jane Shallcross Christopher H. Logue Simon A. Weller Liz Evans Jackie Duggan Neill Keppie Amanda Semper Richard Vipond Gary Fitchett Emma Hutley Roman Lukaszewski Emma Aarons Andrew Simpson Tim Brooks

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Nov 30, 2016


Comparison of Real-time PCR versus ELISA in the diagnosis of cytomegalovirus infection in pregnant women

Sulieman M. El Sanousi Zakia A. Osman A.B.S. Mohamed Mansoor S.H. Al Awfi Yaser H. Babair Maher H. Babair

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 22, 2016


Impact of Routine Varicella Immunization on Varicella Ambulatory Visits in a Tertiary Hospital in Athens, Greece

Papaevangelou Vassiliki Douros Konstantinos Mavrikou Myrsini Iliopoulou Anna Tsolia Maria

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Sept 27, 2016


Raised Serum Transaminases during Treatment with Pegylated Interferon for Chronic Hepatitis C

Mandalou P Spence E Datta S Mills PR

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Oct 04, 2016


Describing the magnitude of the 2014/2015 influenza A(H3N2) dominant season; can the slope explain the experience?

Anne-Luise Winter Adriana Peci Lennon Li Jonathan B. Gubbay

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

December 27, 2016


Evaluation of Ceftaroline and Levofloxacin against Staphylococci Using Serum from Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Gary E. Stein Curtis L. Smith Amy E. Scharmen Daniel H. Havlichek

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 28, 2016


High vancomycin serum trough is not associated with reduction of mortality in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections

Ana C. Bardossy Daniela Moreno Pamela Hartman Tyler C. Prentiss Pedro Ayau Aguilar Guillermo Sánchez Rosenberg Mary B. Perri Khulood Rizvi Tooba RehmanAyesha Niazy Meredith Mahan Geehan Suleyman Vanthida Huang Katherine Reyes Marcus J. Zervos

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 29, 2016


Risk factors associated with vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) co-infection

Helina M. MisikirAna Cecilia BardossyPam HartmanDaniela MorenoGeehan SuleymanMary PerriKhulood Rizvi Marcus Zervos Katherine Reyes

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 02, 2016


Emergence of Drug Resistance in Plasmodiun falciparum: Reasons of its Dispersal and Transmission in Different Climatic Regions of the World: a Review

Ravi K. Upadhyay

Review Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 04, 2016


Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Mexican Children with Rheumatic Diseases

A Plascencia I Hernández S. Gutiérrez A Luévanos CE. Juárez M. Sandoval HR. Pérez M Plascencia E. González-Ochoa Y de Armas

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 04, 2016


Large abdominal mass as clinical presentation of plasmablastic lymphoma

Marcelo Corti María F. Villafañe Analía Boschi Ana Campitelli Marina Narbaitz

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 09, 2016


Malaria Elimination in Haiti: Challenges, Progress and Solutions

Paul Adrien Paul Jacques Boncy Jean Frantz Lemoine Alexandre Existe Stanley Juin Sénou Amouzou Gabriel Thimoté Lesly Liverdieu Andrécy Samson Marseille Patrick Dély Wilnique Pierre Robert Barais Corvil Salomon Mentor Lucien Lottie Mondésir Khulood Rizvi Dana M Parke Marcus J Zervos

Review Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

Aug 31, 2016


Insertion Element IS6110 based characterisation of Nepalese tuberculosis strains into different genetic lineages

Kartyk Moganeradj Dunstan Rajendram Saraswoti Khadge Pam Sonnenberg Ibrahim Abubakar Timothy D. McHugh Murdo Macdonald Deanna A. Hagge Catherine Arnold

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

June 30, 2016


Maltese with Genetic Susceptibility to Poliomyelitis: Many Cases of Paralysis are Related, Posing a Dilemma for Post-Eradication of Polio

Wyatt HV

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 01, 2016


Bacterial Whole Genome Sequencing as Powerful Tool for Hospital Molecular Epidemiology: Acinetobacter baumannii as a model

Abdalla Ahmed Bashir Sirag Fahad Raees El-Shiekh Kidir Tayseer Ali Mohammad Atiqur Rahman Sami Ashgar Abeer Barhameen Abdelrahman Elsawy Asmaa Mostafa Sheerin Shalam

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 01, 2016


Comparison of Clinical and Cytological Findings in the Diagnosis of Vulvovaginitis in Adult Women

Celeste Maria de Menezes Souza Hugo Marcus Rodrigues Márcia Guimarães da Silva Camila Marconi Ricardo Ney Oliveira Cobucci Katherine Gonçalves

Research Article-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 01, 2016


Diagnostic Molecular Microbiology and its applications: Current and Future Perspectives

Hemant Vira Vivek Bhat Preeti Chavan

Perspective-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 09, 2016


The birth of a new journal dedicated to infectious diseases

Nigel Silman

Editorial-Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID)

July 09, 2016

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Special Issues


  • Mobile laboratory experience in the Ebola outbreak in Africa, diverse concepts and common issues

    Handling Editor:
    Manfred Weidmann
    Head of Virology
    University of Stirling
    United Kingdom

    Other Editors:
    Amadou A. Sall
    Ali Mirazimi