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Aim and Scope

The International Journal of Echinococcoses (IJE) is an international, scientific, open access periodical published upon independent, unbiased, and triple-blinded peer-review principles.
The International Journal of Echinococcoses is specifically dedicated to echinococcoses, the various diseases caused by the larval stages of Echinococcus spp. tapeworms, which result in public health challenges in many parts of the world. The neglected nature of these conditions, in addition to the socioeconomic impact due to infection in both humans and animals, highlight the need for high quality research on these parasites. The goal of this new journal is to publish multidisciplinary research focusing on all aspects of Echinococcus spp. infections and associated human and animal health outcomes.
The journal is the official publication of The Turkish Association of Hydatidology and it is published 3 times a year, in January, May, September. The publication language of the journal is English.

Topics related to Echinococcus spp. ;
• Parasite biology
• Epidemiology and public health
• Host-parasite relationships
• Identification and characterization of parasites
• Genetics and molecular biology of parasites
• Diagnostics
• Surgery
• Molecular epidemiology
• Ecology of parasite transmission cycles
• Treatment
• Prevention and control
• Socioeconomic impact
• Veterinary Medicine

Indexing and Abstracting:  Google Scholar, Biblio Med. EuroPub, International Scientific Indexing (ISI)

Article formats

Original Research Articles, Reviews and Mini Reviews, Case Reports, Research Notes, Book Reviews, Letters to Editors, Editorial
The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (
Processing and publication are free of charge with the Journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at www.International Journal of The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the Journal’s web page.
International Journal of Echinococcoses is an open access publication and the Journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. Journal’s archive is available online, free of charge at International Journal of Echinococcoses content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


Professor Nazmiye Altintas
President of World Association of Echinococcosis / International Association of Hydatidology
President of Turkish Association of Hydatidology, Izmir, Turkey

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