Information For Authors

IJIC receives for publication manuscripts on all aspects of infection control, especially pertaining to practice and research in developing countries. The following types of submissions are accepted:

Review articles: 5000 words maximum; comprehensive references; 5-10 key words; unstructured abstract up to 250 words.
Original articles: 5000 words maximum; comprehensive references; 5-10 key words; unstructured abstract up to 250 words.
Short reports: Case reports can be submitted if they illustrate some exceptional point in the field of infection prevention and control. 1000 words maximum; up to 10 references
Practice Forum: Submissions of a more descriptive account of how infection control practitioners or teams tackled a specific challenges or brought about improvement in the prevention or control of healthcare associated infections in their institution or country. 2000 words maximum; unstructured format
Letters to the editor: Correspondence to the Editor may refer to material published recently in IJIC or alternatively describe brief accounts of new observations or on other matters of interest. 500 words maximum; unstructured format
Editorial commentaries: 1000 words maximum; up to 20 references; 5-10 key words; unstructured abstract up to 100 words.

Full author guidelines can be downloaded from here.