Submission Preparation Checklist
There are no charges to authors for submissions or publications in Pathogens and Immunity. The journal is funded by a charitable endowment. As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off to ensure compliance with the following items. Submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines may be returned to the authors.
- Review Pathogens and Immunity's editorial policies and ethical guidelines.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF or pdf document file format and will maintain styles such as superscript, subscript, and italics.
All information and graphics are contained in a single file.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
All authors have agreed to the submission of this manuscript.
All relevant conflicts of interests are stated in the manuscript. If none, also state in manuscript.
Funding sources related to the manuscript must be stated in the manuscript.
You may, if you wish, provide unedited complete reviews from another named journal together with your response to these critiques that may assist in the review.
- There is not a word count limit for submissions, but we prefer that accepted manuscript contain fewer than 6,000 words.
STOP! These are all of the guidelines you need for your initial submission.
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This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work for any lawful purpose, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered. Recommended for maximum dissemination and use of licensed materials. The authors maintain copyright of their materal.
*Due to a template error on our pdfs, articles published from May 20, 2016 to June 24, 2022 incorrectly state the copyright is held by Pathogens and Immunity. Copyright of all articles is held by the authors of each article as noted in the above copyright policy.