Focus and Scope

Original research articles, review articles and short communications are invited covering any aspect of veterinary microbiology, public health and/or food hygiene. Some scopes are mentioned below:

  • Bacteriology
  • Virology
  • Fungi, Mycoplasma, Chlamydia & Rickettsia
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Immunology and Serology
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Zoonoses
  • Environmental Hygiene and Sanitation
  • Epidemiology
  • Food Hygiene
  • Meat and Milk Inspection
  • Food Borne Infection and Intoxication
  • Microbial Toxins
  • Avian Microbes
  • Avian Health and Hygiene
  • Vaccinology
  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Microbiology of Reproductive System
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Industrial Microbiology
  • Animal Products and Hurdle Technology
  • Food Plant Sanitation, Inspection and Quality Control
  • Abattoir Hygiene and Management
  • Abattoir Hygiene and Management
  • Sanitary Microbiology
  • Food Laws and Regulation
  • Others

Peer Review Process

All papers submitted to the Microbes and Health are first examined by an Editor. And, the paper which is most likely to meet the editorial criteria of the Microbes and Health will be assigned to at least two referees for review, of which at least one reviewer must be from a country other than Bangladesh, preferably from an english speaking country. If the paper does not meet the editorial criteria, the paper will be rejected within one week and the corresponding author will be notified.

  • Review result may take 2 months including revision and resubmission period.
  • Reviewers' identity will remain undisclosed.
  • Author may recommend some reviewers - however, Editors are entitled to consider them or not.

The Editors will make a decision on a paper - based on the reviewers' comments, as one of the three states:

  • Accept to publish - with or without Minor Revisions
  • Accept to publish with Major Revision - Authors will be advised to revise the manuscript to address specific concerns before a final decision is reached, and a short period will be offered to do that. The paper will be re-reviewed based, and authors must write a cover letter, addressing all concerns of all reviewers.
  • Reject

Publication Frequency

The journal will be published biannually.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
Sheikh A. Selim, PhD

Director of Research and Development, PHL Associates Inc., Davis, California, USA.

Managing Editor
Professor Dr. Md. Tanvir Rahman

DVM (Bangladesh), MSc (Canada), PhD (UK), Postdoc (Germany) 
Department of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Faculty of Veterinary Science,
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202,
Bangladesh.
Tel.  +88-091-67401-6/ext. 6385
Fax. +88-091-61510
E.mail: tanvirahman@bau.edu.bd
E.mail: bsvmph@gmail.com
Website: https://www.sites.google.com/site/tanvirahman  

Associate Editors
Sukumar Saha, PhD (Japan)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
Email: sukumar07@gmail.com

M. Ariful Islam, PhD (Korea)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
E.mail: arifmicro2003@yahoo.com

Mst. Minara Khatun, PhD (Korea)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
E.mail: minaramicro2003@yahoo.com

S.M.Lutful Kabir, PhD (Japan)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
E.mail: kabir79@yahoo.com

M. Abdul Kafi, PhD (Korea)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
E.mail: makafi2003@gmail.com

Marzia Rahman, PhD (Korea)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
E.mail: marzia_micro@yahoo.com

KHM Nazmul Hossain Nazir, PhD (Japan)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
E.mail: nazirbau@gmail.com

Muhammad Tofazzal Hossain, PhD (Korea)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
E.mail: tofazzalmh@yahoo.com

Md.Ferdousur Rahman Khan, PhD (Bangladesh)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
E.mail: frkhanbau80@yahoo.com

Md. Shafiqul Islam, PhD (Japan)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
E.mail: shafiqdvm@yahoo.com

M. Mahbubul Pratik Siddique, PhD (Korea)
Deptt. of Microbiology and Hygiene,
Bangladesh Agricultural University,
Bangladesh.
E.mail: psiddique77@gmail.com