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Featured article: High primary resistance to metronidazole and levofloxacin, and a moderate resistance to clarithromycin in Helicobacter pylori isolated from Karnataka patients

Antimicrobial resistance patterns can vary significantly in relation to geographic and socioeconomic factors. In this article, Shetty et al describe the changing resistance patterns exhibited by Helicobacter pylori to the common antibiotics metronidazole and levofloxacin in South India.

Gut Pathogens celebrates its 10th anniversary

Gut Pathogens launched in 2009 and its growth has followed the fast-paced developments of the field in the last 10 years, from probiotics to bacterial genomics, to the rise of microbiome research. Dr. Niyaz Ahmed, Editor-in-Chief, tells us more about the success stories. 


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Call for papers: Diarrheagenic gut viruses and viral hepatitis

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Gut Pathogens aims at building a critical knowledge base around viral agents associated with diarrheal diseases and human hepatitis viruses (A, E, C, B and D). This special collection is calling for papers such as authoritative reviews, commentaries and front-line research works from renowned and notable research groups active in this area. Read more 

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Spatial inequality

Spatial inequality, infectious diseases and disease control
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Aims and scope

Gut Pathogens publishes research on both biological and clinical aspects of the pathogens, commensals and functional microbiota of the gut, including probiotic bacteria and yeasts and their products. The journal also considers timely reports on the novel aspects of genomics, metagenomics, microbiota profiling and systems biology, as well as studies identifying new genome sequences of gut microbes.

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Handholding young scientists in a country fraught with infection burden, climate change and health consequences

In an effort to deliver health care innovations, the International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research Bangladesh (icddr,b) is charting a career plan for its young scientists. Niyaz Ahmed, Senior Director of Laboratory Sciences and Services Division at the icddr,b and Editor-in-Chief of Gut Pathogens, tells us more.

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