Genomics, Epidemiology and Evolution of Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms collection is open for submissions

25 October 2022


Microbial Genomics is pleased to open the call for submissions to its new collection ‘Genomics, Epidemiology and Evolution of Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms’.

The Campylobacterales are typically microaerophilic species that are often host adapted with the potential for zoonotic infections. The order includes Campylobacter which is the most common bacterial source of gastroenteritis worldwide; Helicobacter which have been associated with peptic ulcers, chronic gastritis, duodenitis, and stomach cancer; the veterinary and clinical pathogen Arcobacter and other related organisms. This collection is published in conjunction with the CHRO 2022 meeting.

The ‘Genomics, Epidemiology and Evolution of Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms’ collection is edited by Dr Beile Gao (CHRO-2022; Chinese Academy of Sciences, China), Dr Ben Pascoe (CampyUK-2021; University of Oxford, UK), and Professor Sam Sheppard (Ineos Oxford Institute, University of Oxford, UK).

Collection scope

This collection is now open for submissions. Manuscripts are welcomed in the following areas:

  • Recent advances using genomic data to advance understanding in the field
  • Findings from active national surveillance programs
  • Comparisons of global and local differences in population structure
  • Studies of antimicrobial resistance emergence and spread
  • Core and accessory genome evolutionary analyses
  • Genome rearrangement and/or methylation studies

For more information and guidance on the above article types, please visit our Information for Authors page. Authors wishing to submit to the collection should do so via the online submission system and note in the cover letter that their submission is intended for the ‘Genomics, Epidemiology and Evolution of Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms’ collection. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

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