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Featured article: Profound remission in Crohn’s disease requiring no further treatment for 3–23 years: a case series
Crohn’s disease (CD) is rising in incidence and has a high morbidity and increased mortality. It has been shown that there is an imbalance present in the gut microbiome (dysbiosis) in CD with a possible infective aetiology—Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) being the most proposed. The objective of this study was to report on the treatment and clinical outcomes of patients with CD in prolonged remission.
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 ten 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.
We also look back on just some of the high quality work published by Gut Pathogens as we look forward to the next ten years
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Niyaz Ahmed, University of Hyderabad, India
Call for papers: cross-journal series
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.
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