At the editor's discretion, manuscripts that are not going to be published as full length research articles may be abridged as Short reports, highlighting only the important and significant observations together with the review of state of art in the field.
Featured article: Development of a highly effective low-cost vaporized hydrogen peroxide-based method for disinfection of personal protective equipment for their selective reuse during pandemics
After a year of unprecedented PPE use, the authors of this article investigate how easily and economically it can be scaled up, as well how this is instrumental in easing global PPE shortages in any biosafety facility or in health care settings during pandemic situation such as COVID-19.
Niyaz Ahmed, University of Hyderabad, India
10 December 2020
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Aims and scope
Gut Pathogens publishes research on both biological and clinical aspects of the pathogens of the gut. Studies on commensals and functional microbiota of the gut, including probiotic bacteria should be essentially in the context of infection, immunity, treatment, control or epidemiology of the enteropathogenic bacteria and other pathogens of the gut including viruses and fungi. The journal also considers timely reports on the novel aspects of genomics, metagenomics, microbiota profiling and systems biology with reference to enteric infections and pathogen evolution or fitness traits such as the antimicrobial resistance.
Annual Journal Metrics
49 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
29 days to first decision for all manuscripts
112 days from submission to acceptance
14 days from acceptance to publication
3.169 - 2-year Impact Factor
3.522 - 5-year Impact Factor
0.987 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
1.183 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
270 Altmetric Mentions