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Journal of Medical Microbiology

Current Issue: Apr 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. Comparative proteomic analysis of Clostridium difficile isolates of varying virulence


    Chilton, C. H., Gharbia, S. E., Fang, M., Misra, R., Poxton, I. R., Borriello, S. P., Shah, H. N.

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  2. Simultaneous isolation of emm89-type Streptococcus pyogenes strains with a wild-type or mutated covS gene from a single streptococcal toxic shock syndrome patient


    Masuno, K., Okada, R., Zhang, Y., Isaka, M., Tatsuno, I., Shibata, S., Hasegawa, T.

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  3. Development of a 4-valent genotyping assay for direct identification of the most frequent Pseudomonas aeruginosa serotypes from respiratory specimens of pneumonia patients


    Koch, H., Emrich, T., Jampen, S., Wyss, M., Gafner, V., Lazar, H., Rudolf, M. P.

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  4. Paediatric oropharyngeal and cutaneous candidiasis with special reference to Candida dubliniensis


    Bhai, N., Tendolkar, U., Baradkar, V., Mathur, M., Kulkarni, M.

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  5. Predictive value of direct nitrate reductase assay and its clinical performance in the detection of multi- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis


    Imperiale, B. R., Morcillo, N. S., Palomino, J. C., Vandamme, P., Martin, A.

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  6. A novel high-throughput method for molecular serotyping and serotype-specific quantification of Streptococcus pneumoniae using a nanofluidic real-time PCR system


    Dhoubhadel, B. G., Yasunami, M., Yoshida, L.-M., Thi, H. A. N., Thi, T. H. V., Thi, T. A. N., Watanabe, K., Suzuki, M., Morimoto, K., Dang, D. A., Ariyoshi, K.

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  7. Evaluation of a commercial real-time PCR for the detection of extended spectrum {beta}-lactamase genes


    Willemsen, I., Hille, L., Vrolijk, A., Bergmans, A., Kluytmans, J.

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  8. Role of Pseudomonas aeruginosa AmpR on {beta}-lactam and non-{beta}-lactam transient cross-resistance upon pre-exposure to subinhibitory concentrations of antibiotics


    Kumari, H., Balasubramanian, D., Zincke, D., Mathee, K.

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  9. Evaluation of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute phenotypic confirmatory test to detect the presence of extended-spectrum {beta}-lactamases from 4005 Escherichia coli, Klebsiella oxytoca, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Proteus mirabilis isolates


    Morrissey, I., Bouchillon, S. K., Hackel, M., Biedenbach, D. J., Hawser, S., Hoban, D., Badal, R. E.

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  10. Molecular epidemiology of Clostridium difficile in a tertiary hospital of China


    Chen, Y.-B., Gu, S.-L., Wei, Z.-Q., Shen, P., Kong, H.-S., Yang, Q., Li, L.-J.

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  11. Molecular evolution of the haemagglutinin-neuraminidase gene in human parainfluenza virus type 3 isolates from children with acute respiratory illness in Yamagata prefecture, Japan


    Mizuta, K., Tsukagoshi, H., Ikeda, T., Aoki, Y., Abiko, C., Itagaki, T., Nagano, M., Noda, M., Kimura, H.

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  12. Chlamydia psittaci exposure in pet birds


    Cong, W., Huang, S. Y., Zhang, X. X., Zhou, D. H., Xu, M. J., Zhao, Q., Qian, A. D., Zhu, X. Q.

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  13. Faecal Escherichia coli from patients with E. coli urinary tract infection and healthy controls who have never had a urinary tract infection


    Nielsen, K. L., Dynesen, P., Larsen, P., Frimodt-Moller, N.

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  14. Is there any value in measuring faecal calprotectin in Clostridium difficile positive faecal samples?


    Whitehead, S. J., Shipman, K. E., Cooper, M., Ford, C., Gama, R.

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  15. Burkholderia dolosa phenotypic variation during the decline in lung function of a cystic fibrosis patient during 5.5 years of chronic colonization


    Moreira, A. S., Coutinho, C. P., Azevedo, P., Lito, L., Melo-Cristino, J., Sa-Correia, I.

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  16. Characterization and antigenicity of recombinant Campylobacter jejuni flagellar capping protein FliD


    Yeh, H.-Y., Hiett, K. L., Line, J. E., Seal, B. S.

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  17. Molecular epidemiology of colonizing and disease-causing Klebsiella pneumoniae in paediatric patients


    Little, M. L., Qin, X., Zerr, D. M., Weissman, S. J.

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  18. Polyphasic characterization of fungal isolates from a published case of invasive aspergillosis reveals misidentification of Aspergillus felis as Aspergillus viridinutans


    Alvarez-Perez, S., Mellado, E., Serrano, D., Blanco, J. L., Garcia, M. E., Kwon, M., Munoz, P., Cuenca-Estrella, M., Bouza, E., Pelaez, T.

  19. Prevalence of faecal carriage of NDM-1-producing bacteria among patients with diarrhoea in Bangladesh


    Islam, M. A., Nabi, A., Rahman, M., Islam, M., Ahmed, D., Faruque, A. S. G., Hossain, A., van Belkum, A., Endtz, H. P.

  20. In memoriam - * Professor J Gerald (Gerry) Collee CBE, FRSE, MD, FRCPath, FRCPE (1929-2013)


  21. Prevalence and molecular epidemiology of plasmid-mediated fosfomycin resistance genes among blood and urinary Escherichia coli isolates


    Ho, P.-L., Chan, J., Lo, W.-U., Lai, E. L., Cheung, Y.-Y., Lau, T. C. K., Chow, K.-H.

  22. Investigating the role of pneumococcal neuraminidase A activity in isolates from pneumococcal haemolytic uraemic syndrome


    Smith, A., Johnston, C., Inverarity, D., Slack, M., Paterson, G. K., Diggle, M., Mitchell, T.

  23. Vittaforma corneae keratitis in southern India: role of a novel duplex PCR


    Bharathi, M. J., Murugan, N., Kumar, G. R., Ramakrishnan, R., Anitha, V., Ramesh, S.