Title: Concise and informative. Titles are often used in
information-retrieval systems. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.
Author names and affiliations: Please indicate the given
name(s) and family name(s) of each author and check that all names are
accurately spelled. Present the authors' affiliation addresses (where
the actual work was done) below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a
lower-case superscript number immediately after the author's name and in front
of the appropriate address. Provide the full postal address
of each affiliation, including the country name and, if available, the e-mail
address of each author.
Corresponding author: Indicate who will handle correspondence
at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication. This
responsibility includes answering any future queries about Methodology
and Materials. Ensure that the e-mail address is given and that contact details
are kept up to date by the corresponding author.
Abstract: The abstract should be about 300 words maximum in
case of original articles and review, and 200 words maximum in case of short
communication and case report. The abstract should be a single
paragraph and should follow structured abstracts, but without headings. It
should contain Background stating the question addressed in a broad context and
highlight the purpose of the study. Describe briefly the
main materials and methods applied. Summarize the article's main findings and
results, and indicate the main conclusions or interpretations. The abstract
should be an objective representation of the article. It
must not contain results, which are not presented and substantiated in the main
text and should not exaggerate the main conclusions.
Keywords: Three to seven keywords need to be added after the
Introduction: The introduction should briefly provide
background information in a broad context and highlight why it is essential. It
should define the work's aims and objectives and its significance,
including specific hypotheses being tested. The introduction has to be
understandable to scientists working outside the topic of the paper.
Materials and Methods: They should be described with sufficient
detail to allow others to apply and repeat the techniques. New methods and
protocols should be described in detail, while well-established
methods can be briefly described and appropriately cited.
Results: Provide a concise and precise description of findings
and the experimental results, their interpretation as well as the experimental
conclusions that can be drawn. Tables and figures have
to be inserted in the results.
All figures and tables should be cited in
the main text as Figure 1, Table 1, etc. Figures and tables should be placed in
the main text close to their first citation. Legends
containing a short explanatory title and caption must be inserted under the
figure and above the table. To create tables, authors should use the table
option of Microsoft Word, (fonts should be 10 pt and not less
than 8 pt. in size). Figures with an acceptable resolution (minimum 1000 pixels
width/height at least 300dpi) should be inserted also into the main text close
to their first citation.
Discussion: Authors should discuss the results and how they can
be interpreted from previous studies and the working hypotheses. The findings
and their implications should be discussed in the broadest
context possible, and limitations of the work Should be highlighted. Future
directions may also be mentioned. This section may be combined with Results.
Conclusions: This section is not mandatory, but can be added to
Note: The review articles should include the front and the back
parts of the manuscript template. The template file can
be used to prepare the review manuscript, but it is not necessary to follow the
same structure. The body of the review article may be divided into subsections
with short and informative headings. The systematic
reviews should follow the PRISMA guidelines.
Supplementary Materials: Describe any supplementary material
published online alongside the manuscript (figure, tables, video, spreadsheets,
etc.). Please indicate each element's name and title
as follows Figure S1: title, Table S1: title, etc.
Conflict of interest statement: Any conflicts of interest must
be disclosed at the end of the submitted manuscript under the subheading
'Conflict of interest statement.'
Acknowledgments: All contributors who do not meet the
authorship criteria should be listed in an acknowledgments section at the end of
the manuscript, before the references. Examples of those who might
be acknowledged include a person who provided purely technical help, writing
assistance, or a department chair who provided only general support. The authors
should disclose whether they had any writing assistance
and identify the entity paid for this assistance.
Role of the funding source: You are requested to identify who
provided financial support for the article's research and preparation. List
funding sources in this standard way to facilitate compliance
to funder's requirements:
Funding: This work was supported by the name of the funding
agency [grant numbers xxxx, yyyy]: If no funding has been provided for the
research, please include the following sentence: This research did
not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial,
or not-for-profit sectors.
References: Please ensure that every reference cited in the
text is also present in the reference list. References should be checked
carefully for accuracy and corrected to ensure the format matches
precisely as in the template. Only essential references should be included.
Authors can download the GMPC
reference endnote style.
- Use the names and dates in parentheses, e.g., as previously described
(Wareth et al., 2020) or (Jones, 2020).
- If two or more references by the same author(s) published in the same
year are cited, they should be distinguished from each other by placing
a, b, etc. after the year, e.g., (Song, 2020a, b; Hotzel and Patrik,
- Submitted articles and personal communications are not acceptable.
- Please follow the format of the sample references and citations, as
shown in this Guide.
- Using reference management software requires the authors to download and
use the GMPC reference
endnote style guidelines
- FOR EXAMPLE: use the following style for references:
Yang, G., Chowdury, S., Hodges, E., Rahman, M.Z., Jang, Y.,
Hossain, M.E., Jones, J., Stark, T.J., Di, H., Cook, P.W. et
al., 2019. Detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza
A(H5N6) viruses in waterfowl in Bangladesh, Virology, 534,
Douglas, R.G., and Samant, V.B., 2013. 3 - The vaccine industry.
Vaccines (Sixth Edition), 2013, (W.B. Saunders, London), 33-43.
McCauley, J.W., Hongo, S., Kaverin, N.V., Kochs, G., Lamb, R.A.,
Matrosovich, M.N., Perez, D.R., Palese, P., Presti, R.M.,
Rimstad, E. et al., 2017. Orthomyxoviridae. 2017, (Elsevier,