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30 November 2018
Call for Papers - “HTLV-1: a re-emerging human pathogen” - Guest Edited by Genoveffa Franchini
We are proud to announce that "HTLV-1: a re-emerging human pathogen" is now open for submissions on essential areas of unmet need in HTLV-1 basic and translational research including: Replication, Pathogenesis, Treatment, Prevention.
More information can be found here.
We are pleased to announce that Retrovirology is accepting articles with graphical abstracts, capturing the articles content in a single image for our readers. For more information, please see our Submission Guidelines.
Aims and scope
Retrovirology is an open access, online journal that publishes stringently peer-reviewed, high-impact articles on host-pathogen interactions, fundamental mechanisms of replication, immune defenses, animal models, and clinical science relating to retroviruses. Retroviruses are pleiotropically found in animals. Well-described examples include avian, murine and primate retroviruses.
Two human retroviruses are especially important pathogens. These are the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV, and the human T-cell leukemia virus, HTLV. HIV causes AIDS while HTLV-1 is the etiological agent for adult T-cell leukemia and HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis. Retrovirology aims to cover comprehensively all aspects of human and animal retrovirus research.
Annual Journal Metrics
37 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
34 days to first decision for all manuscripts
114 days from submission to acceptance
13 days from acceptance to publication