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Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Welcome to our Microbiology & Infectious Diseases page where we highlight our most recent content, including articles and collections, as selected by our Editors. Read the latest content across our BMC and Springer Nature portfolios.


Featured articles

All BMC articles are published on the open access model. All articles are free to read, copy, distribute, and use (providing attribution is given).

from AIDS Research and TherapyAIDS Research and Therapy

from RetrovirologyRetrovirology

from Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and VaccinesTropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines

from Virology JournalVirology Journal

from Infectious Diseases of Poverty

from Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases          
Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases

from BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC Infectious Diseases

from BMC MicrobiologyBMC Microbiology

Explore our collections

Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Elimination of neglected tropical diseases. Read

Tropical Medicine and Health

Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in the Pacific - A PacELF success. Read


RetrovirologyMeasuring HIV-1 persistence in vivo. Read

Featured Journals


Bringing together the communities working in the environmental, animal and biomedical microbiome arenas, Microbiome is a forum for presenting the very latest research and methodologies, as well as discussing current and future trends in microbiome research. Learn more

Use of dietary indices to control for diet in human gut microbiota studies

A microorganisms’ journey between plant generations

Humans as holobionts: implications for prevention and therapy

Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection ControlInfection

Devoted to overcoming the global spread of antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections, Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control (ARIC) provides a platform for cutting-edge preeminent practices and best available data to those working in infection prevention and control. Learn more

World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on use of medically important antimicrobials in food-producing animals

The infection risk scan (IRIS): standardization and transparency in infection control and antimicrobial use

Estimating the burden of antimicrobial resistance: a systematic literature review

Malaria Journal Mosquito

The leading journal on malarial research, Malaria Journal serves the community interested in malaria in its broadest sense. By supporting research in the developing world, and uniting knowledge from the different specialties involved in malarial research, the journal provides a truly international forum for debate. Learn more

Malaria and large dams in sub-Saharan Africa: future impacts in a changing climate

The effect of malaria and anti-malarial drugs on skeletal and cardiac muscles

The impact of temperature on insecticide toxicity against the malaria vectors Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus

BMC BiologyBiology

As the flagship biology journal of the BMC series, BMC Biology publishes outstanding research and commissioned content across all areas of biology. Supported by an Editorial Board of international experts and carefully-selected reviewers, our highly responsive editorial team provides rapid evaluation and publication of research with broad, lasting impact. Learn more

The human microbiome in evolution

Phthiocerol dimycocerosates promote access to the cytosol and intracellular burden of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in lymphatic endothelial cells

Investigating the physiology of viable but non-culturable bacteria by microfluidics and time-lapse microscopy

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