BMC Infectious Diseases is calling for submissions to our Collection on Foodborne and waterborne diseases.
Infectious diseases transmitted through food and water pose a significant threat to public health worldwide. Their emergence and persistence necessitate continuous research efforts to understand their etiology, transmission mechanisms, and effective preventive strategies.
Recent efforts through collaborations between microbiologists, epidemiologists and environmental scientists have led to the development of innovative surveillance methods, improved sanitation practices and targeted interventions. Continued research is required to identify emerging pathogens, to understand their adaptations and to devise rapid diagnostic tools for early detection.
We invite researchers in foodborne and waterborne diseases to submit their work to this Collection at BMC Infectious Diseases. The Collection seeks to address a broad spectrum of topics related to infectious diseases transmitted through food and water sources, including but not limited to:
- Pathogen characterization in foodborne infections
- Waterborne disease outbreaks: epidemiology and prevention strategies
- Impact of drought on food safety and waterborne diseases
- Emerging pathogens in foodborne illnesses
- Flood-associated infections: understanding transmission dynamics
- Novel approaches for surveillance of waterborne diseases
- The role of antimicrobial resistance in foodborne infections
- Socioeconomic implications of waterborne and foodborne illnesses
- Innovative interventions for preventing foodborne disease outbreaks
- Climate change and its influence on foodborne and waterborne infectious diseases
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