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Thematic Issue: Pertussis

Pathogens and Disease has published a thematic issue on pertussis, guest edited by Dr. Nicholas Carbonetti. Read now

Thematic Issue: Biosecurity

This thematic issue on Biosecurity highlights the technologies, pathogens, and scope of work being carried out in high containment laboratories. Read now.  

Featured Articles

Microbiota-mitochondria inter-talk: consequence for microbiota-host interaction​
The unknown but important role of mitochondria during the host-microbiota interaction may be crucial for the design of new strategies for the management of microbiota-associated diseases. More 


A novel technique using potassium permanganate and reflectance confocal microscopy to image biofilm extracellular polymeric matrix reveals non-eDNA networks in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms
The authors describe the use of potassium permanganate as a novel biofilm EPS stain. More ►


Elution of antibiotics from poly(methyl methacrylate) bone cement after extended implantation does not necessarily clear the infection despite susceptibility of the clinical isolates
Manuscript demonstrates that ex situ antibiotic loaded bone cements elicit killing of medically important bacteria after extended implantation times in in vitro testing, the infection did not resolve. More ►


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Archive Content

Pathogens and Disease previously published under the title FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology. As such, volumes 7 (1993) through to 66 (2012) can be accessed via the FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology archive here. Content prior to 1993 was published under the original title,  FEMS Microbiology Immunology. Archive content from this original title is available here.

OUP Ebola Campaign

In response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, Oxford University Press has made more than 50 articles from leading journals, including Pathogens and Disease, and online resources freely accessible to assist researchers, medical professionals, policy makers, and others working on the containment, treatment, and prevention of Ebola hemorrhagic fever.
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European Antibiotic Awareness Day

Mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day with a collection of papers from all five FEMS Journals, the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, and Oxford University Press' books. Articles are freely available until 18 February 2016.

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Virtual Issue

A Proteomics View at Pathogenicity
Proteomics, the large scale study of the complete complement of proteins of an organism (or a subcellular fraction thereof) have recently evolved to highly sensitive mass-spectrometry-based analyses...

To mark the 14th International Conference on Pseudomonas, FEMS has published a Virtual Thematic Issue across four FEMS journals.

Thematic Issue: Chlamydia

 Read the latest thematic issue New insights into Chlamydia: from genes to diseases in humans and animals online now.

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