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Journal of Medical Microbiology

Current Issue: May 1 2014 12:00:00:000AM

Journal of Medical Microbiology (JMM) is one of the leading peer-reviewed journals in the field, providing comprehensive coverage of medical, dental and veterinary microbiology and infectious diseases, including bacteriology, virology, mycology and parasitology. The current Impact Factor for the journal is 2.297 (2012).

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JMM provides high-quality comprehensive coverage of medical, dental and veterinary microbiology and infectious diseases, including bacteriology, virology, mycology and parasitology. Papers are published in the following areas: Pathogenicity and virulence; Host response; Diagnostics, typing and identification; Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy; Epidemiology; Clinical microbiology and virology; Veterinary microbiology; Oral microbiology; Models of infection; and Human and animal microbial ecology. JMM also publishes Editorials, Reviews, Case reports and Correspondence articles.

JMM Review articles and Editorials are recognized by the Royal College of Pathologists for its Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme.

JMM is published monthly and is available in print or online. Our journals are published online with HighWire Press, in both full HTML and as downloadable PDFs. Features include journal cross-linking, eTOCS and supplementary data. The complete archive available back to 1968 is available online.

Journal subscriptions are available in two formats, either Online Only or Print and Online. SGM operates a tiered pricing structure. For more information please visit our subscriptions page.

The Journal's Editorial Board ensures high standards of peer review. Below, Professor S. Peter Borriello, Editor-in-Chief of JMM, explains the benefits of submitting a paper to this journal.

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You can find out more about the journal, including how to prepare and submit a manuscript for publication, by visiting our HighWire-hosted site, and you can submit using our online submission system.

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Features of JMM include:

  • Papers in Press - advance online publication of manuscripts accepted for publication in JMM
  • Excellent editorial standards
  • Online submission and peer review
  • Supplementary data facility
  • RSS feeds
  • Citation tracking and alerts
  • Inter-article and cross-journal linking
  • Sophisticated search tools
  • PubMed Central deposition*
  • No page or colour figure charges*
  • Authors receive 25 free downloads of their published PDF
  • Self-archiving
  • Paid immediate open access

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JMM's impact

In this issue

  1. Detection of potential microbial antigens by immuno-PCR (PCR-amplified immunoassay)

    REVIEW

    Mehta, P. K., Raj, A., Singh, N. P., Khuller, G. K.

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  2. Analysis of gene expression changes in Trichophyton rubrum after skin interaction

    PATHOGENICITY AND VIRULENCE

    Liu, T., Xu, X., Leng, W., Xue, Y., Dong, J., Jin, Q.

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  3. A prediction model for real-time PCR results in blood samples from febrile patients with suspected sepsis

    DIAGNOSTICS, TYPING AND IDENTIFICATION

    Leli, C., Cardaccia, A., D'Alo, F., Ferri, C., Bistoni, F., Mencacci, A.

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  4. A PCR-RFLP assay for the detection and differentiation of Campylobacter jejuni, C. coli, C. fetus, C. hyointestinalis, C. lari, C. helveticus and C. upsaliensis

    DIAGNOSTICS, TYPING AND IDENTIFICATION

    Kamei, K., Asakura, M., Somroop, S., Hatanaka, N., Hinenoya, A., Nagita, A., Misawa, N., Matsuda, M., Nakagawa, S., Yamasaki, S.

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  5. Development of a PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism assay for detection and subtyping of cholix toxin variant genes of Vibrio cholerae

    DIAGNOSTICS, TYPING AND IDENTIFICATION

    Awasthi, S. P., Asakura, M., Neogi, S. B., Hinenoya, A., Ramamurthy, T., Yamasaki, S.

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  6. Geographical and genospecies distribution of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato DNA detected in humans in the USA

    DIAGNOSTICS, TYPING AND IDENTIFICATION

    Clark, K. L., Leydet, B. F., Threlkeld, C.

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  7. In vitro and in vivo effects of beneficial vaginal lactobacilli on pathogens responsible for urogenital tract infections

    ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY

    De Gregorio, P. R., Tomas, M. S. J., Terraf, M. C. L., Nader-Macias, M. E. F.

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  8. A novel nerolidol-rich essential oil from Piper claussenianum modulates Candida albicans biofilm

    ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY

    Curvelo, J. A. R., Marques, A. M., Barreto, A. L. S., Romanos, M. T. V., Portela, M. B., Kaplan, M. A. C., Soares, R. M. A.

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  9. Resistotype of Helicobacter pylori isolates: the impact on eradication outcome

    ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY

    Alfizah, H., Norazah, A., Hamizah, R., Ramelah, M.

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  10. Nosocomial spread of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with {beta}-lactam-inducible arbekacin resistance

    EPIDEMIOLOGY

    Harada, Y., Chong, Y., Shimono, N., Miyake, N., Uchida, Y., Kadowaki, M., Akashi, K., Shimoda, S.

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  11. Molecular detection and nucleotide sequence analysis of a new Aichi virus closely related to canine kobuvirus in sewage samples

    EPIDEMIOLOGY

    Yamashita, T., Adachi, H., Hirose, E., Nakamura, N., Ito, M., Yasui, Y., Kobayashi, S., Minagawa, H.

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  12. Relationship between the severity of acne vulgaris and antimicrobial resistance of bacteria isolated from acne lesions in a hospital in Japan

    EPIDEMIOLOGY

    Nakase, K., Nakaminami, H., Takenaka, Y., Hayashi, N., Kawashima, M., Noguchi, N.

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  13. Characterization of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli strains isolated from Nicaraguan children in hospital, primary care and community settings

    EPIDEMIOLOGY

    Vilchez, S., Becker-Dreps, S., Amaya, E., Perez, C., Paniagua, M., Reyes, D., Espinoza, F., Weintraub, A.

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  14. Detection of benzalkonium chloride resistance in community environmental isolates of staphylococci

    EPIDEMIOLOGY

    He, G.-X., Landry, M., Chen, H., Thorpe, C., Walsh, D., Varela, M. F., Pan, H.

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  15. Hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections among antiretroviral-naive and -experienced HIV co-infected adults

    CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND VIROLOGY

    Manyazewal, T., Sisay, Z., Biadgilign, S., Abegaz, W. E.

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  16. Sequential, concomitant and hybrid first-line therapies for Helicobacter pylori eradication: a prospective randomized study

    CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND VIROLOGY

    De Francesco, V., Hassan, C., Ridola, L., Giorgio, F., Ierardi, E., Zullo, A.

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  17. Oral Candida carriage and immune status in Thai human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals

    ORAL MICROBIOLOGY

    Thanyasrisung, P., Kesakomol, P., Pipattanagovit, P., Youngnak-Piboonratanakit, P., Pitiphat, W., Matangkasombut, O.

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  18. Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis: amoebicidal effects of clinically approved drugs against Naegleria fowleri

    CORRESPONDENCE

    Baig, A. M., Kulsoom, H., Khan, N. A.

  19. Evaluation of activity of recombinant lysostaphin against isolates of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Indian hospitals

    CORRESPONDENCE

    Kumar, A., Khan, I. A., Sharma, P. R., K, S., Ella, K. M.

  20. New rapid methods cannot replace the current method to diagnose bloodstream infections

    CORRESPONDENCE

    Lupetti, A., Barnini, S., Dodi, C., Menconi, M., Favre, C., Giagnoni, M., Florio, W., Nibbering, P. H., Campa, M.

  21. Recommendations for the management of Acanthamoeba keratitis

    CORRESPONDENCE

    Baig, A. M., Zuberi, H., Khan, N. A.

  22. Impact of the isolation medium for detection of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae using an updated version of the Carba NP test

    CORRESPONDENCE

    Dortet, L., Brechard, L., Poirel, L., Nordmann, P.