Acta Tropica

Acta Tropica





Editors:J. Beier





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Acta Tropica, is an international infectious disease journal that covers public health sciences and biomedical research with particular emphasis on topics relevant to human and animal health in the tropics and the subtropics.

Its scope includes the biology of pathogens and vectors, host-parasite relationships, mechanisms of pathogenicity, clinical disease and treatment, and we welcome contributions in basic or applied research in disciplines such as epidemiology, disease ecology, diagnostics,interventions and control, mathematical modeling, public health and social sciences, climate change, parasite and vector taxonomy, host and parasite genomics, biochemistry and immunology and vaccine testing.

Contributions may be in the form of original papers, review articles or short communications.

Only manuscripts of high scientific significance and innovation will be considered for publication. Manuscripts of minimal international relevance, case reports, and control strategies at very early inconclusive laboaratory stages of development will not be considered for publication.

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All clinicians and researchers dealing with tropical diseases, including parasitologists, microbiologists, immunologists and epidemiologists

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Editors J. Beier Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health, Bldg. B, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, 12500 S.W. 152nd Street, Miami, MI 33177, USA, Fax: +1 305 256 1306, K. Berzins Dept. of Immunology, Stockholms Universitet, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden, Fax: +46 8 157356, N.W. Brattig Tropical Medicine Section, Bernhard Nocht Inst., Bernhard-Nocht-Str. 74, 20359 Hamburg, Germany, Fax: +49 40 42818 400, F. Guhl Fac. de Ciencias, Depto. de Ciencias Biologicas, Calle 18A CRA. 1E Of. A-202, Universidad de Los Andes, Apartado Aereo 4976, Bogotá, Colombia, Fax: 57 1 2841890, Reviews Editor J. Beier Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health, Bldg. B, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, 12500 S.W. 152nd Street, Miami, MI 33177, USA, Fax: +1 305 256 1306, Editorial Board J.R. Baker Cambridge, England, UK, D. Campbell Los Angeles, USA, P.L. Chiodini London, UK, V.E. do Rosário Lisboa, Portugal, M. Eisler Roslin, UK, H. Feldmeier Buchholz, Germany, A. Flisser-Steinbruch Mexico City, Mexico, A. Hassanali Nairobi, Kenya, C. Hatz Basel, Switzerland, I. Krantz Skövde, Sweden, S. Manguin Montpellier, France, D.P. McManus Brisbane, QLD, Australia, J. Miao University Park, PA, USA, D.H. Molyneux Liverpool, UK, S. Nwaka Geneva 27, Switzerland, Z.S. Pawlowski Poznan, Poland, K.D. Ramaiah Pondicherry, India, C.T.D. Ribeiro , L. Rombo Eskilstuna, Sweden, G. Schaub Bochum, Germany, P. Steinmann Basel, Switzerland, A. Tomkins London, UK, J. Utzinger Basel, Switzerland, M. Wahlgren Solna, Sweden, J. Waikagul Bangkok, Thailand, W.H. Wernsdorfer Wien, Austria, M.L. Wilson Ann Arbor, MI, USA, X.-N. Zhou Shanghai, China, B. Zingales Sao Paulo - SP, Brazil, N. Ørnbjerg Charlottenlund, Denmark
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