We are proud to announce the special issue Chlamydia trachomatis infections in the journal Pathogens (IF: 3.4).
Pathogens will be the sponsor for the best Oral Presentation by a PhD student and the best Pitch Presentation by a PhD student prizes at the 14th Annual Amsterdam Chlamydia Meeting.
The submission deadline for this special issue is 30 April 2020.
This Special issue is dedicated to C. trachomatis related pathology and epidemiology. Submissions from researchers investigating C. trachomatis infections and outcomes are welcome. The aim is to provide state-of-the art summaries of current knowledge and explore emerging developments in the understanding of the pathogen, the infection, or their global impact.
Guest editors for this special issue are:
- Dr. John Papp
Laboratory Scientific Advisor, Centers for Disease Control and Division of STD Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
- Dr. Elena Ambrosino
Assistant Professor, Institute of Public Health Genomics, Department of Genetics and Cell Biology, Research Institute GROW, Faculty of Health, Medicine & Life Sciences, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
We invite all Chlamydiae and Chlamydia-like researchers to submit their work to the special issue.
Research Topic: Genital Microorganisms in Pregnancy
We are proud to announce the research topic Genital Microorganisms in Pregnancy in the journal Frontiers. The submission deadline for this research topic is 20 March 2020.
The aim of this research topic is to bring together research expertise, highlight interesting and pivotal discoveries, and present the latest developments addressing the field of genital-tract microorganisms and perinatal health. Such set of articles will certainly contribute new scientific evidence to the global efforts of improving pregnancy outcomes.
Papers on basic scientific evidence, epidemiological studies, new approaches for patients and population management, and everywhere along the translational spectrum are welcome.
This Research Topic encourages original research articles, systematic and (mini) reviews, methods papers, perspectives and editorials.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
-Burden of sexually and genital-tract infections during pregnancy;
-Impact of sexually transmitted infections on pregnancy outcomes;
-Impact of other genital-tract infections during pregnancy;
-Description of the vaginal microbiome and its changes during pregnancy;
-Vaginal dysbiosis and pregnancy outcomes;
-Diagnostic approaches to address genital-tract infections during pregnancy;
-Impact of therapeutic regimens for genital-tract infections on pregnancy outcomes;
-Public health strategies to address the impact of genital microorganisms on perinatal outcomes;
-Effects of perinatal microorganisms during different pregnancy stages;
-Efforts that support the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of sexually transmitted infection, such as HIV and syphilis;
-Association of genital-tract infection and diversity of the vaginal microbiota in pregnancy;
-Diversity and changes of the vaginal microbiota along pregnancy;
-Role of the vaginal microbiota in pregnancy.
Topic editors are:
- Dr. Elena Ambrosino
Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
- Prof. Remco Peters
University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
- Dr. Kristina Adachi
UCLA Department of Pediatrics, Los Angeles, United States
- Dr. Madhu Gupta
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India