IntechOpen Book Series

Infectious Diseases

BOOK SERIES DOI 10.5772/intechopen.71852ISSN 2631-6188

Latest publication March 22nd, 2023

A collection of scientific Topics in Infectious Diseases - always open for submission with an Annual Volume published each calendar year with a dedicated ISSN and ISBN.

Led by Series Editor Prof. Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales and an international Editorial Board, all submissions are peer-reviewed and published immediately after acceptance.

The Book Series also publishes a program of research-driven Thematic Edited Volumes that focus on specific areas and allow for a more in-depth overview of a particular subject.

Series Editor

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Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales

Fundación Universitaria Autónoma De Las Américas


Dr. Rodriguez-Morales is an expert in tropical and emerging diseases, particularly zoonotic and vector-borne diseases (notably arboviral diseases), and more recently COVID-19 and Monkeypox. He is the president of the Publications and Research Committee of the Pan-American Infectious Diseases Association (API), as well as the president of the Colombian Association of Infectious Diseases (ACIN). He is a member of the Committee on Tropical Medicine, Zoonoses, and Travel Medicine of ACIN. Dr. Rodriguez-Morales is a vice-president of the Latin American Society for Travel Medicine (SLAMVI) and a member of the Council of the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID). Since 2014, he has been recognized as a senior researcher at the Ministry of Science of Colombia. He is a professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the Fundacion Universitaria Autonoma de las Americas, in Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia, and a professor, Master in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at Universidad Científica del Sur, Lima, Peru. He is also a non-resident adjunct faculty member at the Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon, and an external professor, Master in Research on Tropical Medicine and International Health, at Universitat de Barcelona, Spain. Additionally, an invited professor, Master in Biomedicine, at Universidad Internacional SEK, Quito, Ecuador, and a visiting professor, Master Program of Epidemiology, at Diponegoro University, Indonesia. In 2021 he was awarded the “Raul Isturiz Award” Medal of the API and, the same year, the “Jose Felix Patiño” Asclepius Staff Medal of the Colombian Medical College due to his scientific contributions to the topic of COVID-19 during the pandemic. He is currently the Editor in Chief of the journal Travel Medicine and Infectious Diseases. His Scopus H index is 55 (Google Scholar H index 77) with a total of 725 publications indexed in Scopus.

Bacterial Infectious Diseases

Topic Editor

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Tomas Jarzembowski

Medical University of Gdańsk

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Jose Gutierrez Fernandez

University of Granada,

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Maria Teresa Mascellino

Sapienza University

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Mónica Alexandra Sousa Oleastro

National Institute of Health Dr Ricardo Jorge

Fungal Infectious Diseases

Topic Editor

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Yuping Ran

Sichuan University

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Felix Bongomin

Gulu University,

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Payam Behzadi

Shahr-e-Qods Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran

Parasitic Infectious Diseases

Topic Editor

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Amidou Samie

University of Venda

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Fernando José Andrade-Narváez

Autonomous University of Yucatán,

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Rajeev K. Tyagi

CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh

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Ricardo Izurieta

University of South Florida

Viral Infectious Diseases

Topic Editor

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Shailendra K. Saxena

King George's Medical University

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Emmanuel Drouet

Grenoble Alpes University,

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Imran Shahid

Umm al-Qura University,
Saudi Arabia

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Lynn Zijenah

University of Zimbabwe,

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Samuel Okware

Uganda Christian University