Infectious Diseases and Therapy is an international, open access, peer-reviewed (single-blind), and rapid publication journal. The scope of the journal is broad, dedicated to the publication of high-quality clinical, observational, real-world, and health outcomes research around the discovery, development, and use of therapeutics and interventions, including devices, across all areas of infectious diseases. The key features of the journal are:

Rapid publication: The journal aims for a 2-week peer review, 3-4 weeks from acceptance to online.
Open access: All articles published open access (CC BY-NC).
Inclusivity: All scientifically sound research considered be it positive, confirmatory or negative data. Research is considered from clinical phase, real-world and health economics outcomes studies. Submissions are welcomed whether they relate to an international or a country-specific audience.
Personal service: The journal’s team will re-format articles and upload submissions on behalf of authors, if necessary.
Digital Features and Plain Language Summaries: These peer-reviewed features are welcomed to help enhance the educational value of a manuscript (for more information see “Author Information – Guidelines for digital features and plain language summaries” under “Submission guidelines”).
Publication fees: Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be required to pay the mandatory Rapid Service Fee of £4300/€5250/$6000. The journal will consider fee discounts and waivers for developing countries and this is decided on a case by case basis.
Contact: For more information about the journal, including pre-submission enquiries, please contact Hannah Payne at hannah.payne@springer.com.  

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Co-Editor-in-Chief
  • Michael J. Rybak, Pharm.D., MPH, Ph.D.,
  • Alex Soriano
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5.322 (2020)
Impact factor
4.798 (2020)
Five year impact factor
9 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
564,505 (2021)
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2193-6382
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2193-8229
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