Scope

The German Journal of Veterinary Research (Ger. J. Vet. Res.) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal considering different articles types on all aspects of veterinary science and medicine. Research fields of interest include but are not limited to microbiology and infectious diseases, clinical studies on veterinary medicine, biochemistry, pharmacology and toxicology, anatomy and physiology, genetics, and molecular biology. The journal has a great interest in papers of high quality and novelty on aspects of epidemiology, pathogenesis, host response, antimicrobial resistance, zoonoses, control and prevention, and treatment and vaccine development.

The Ger. J. Vet. Res. will consider the papers focusing solely on diagnostic techniques, microbial sequences, metagenomics data, transcriptomics data, or proteomics data, if the results represent a substantial advance in knowledge related to microbial disease. The journal welcomes systematic and narrative review articles focusing on analyses of the mechanisms of host-microbe interactions and regional review articles on the specific disease in certain countries or regions of the world. The articles should present comprehensive, critical summaries of current knowledge in the field and should not be limited to discussing the author's work.

Preliminary studies are not acceptable to the journal. Case reports will be published if they contain novel aspects. Papers of geographically limited interest will not be considered because the readership of the Ger. J. Vet. Res. is global. Papers will not be accepted if standards of care or procedures performed on animals are not up to those expected of human and veterinary scientists. The standards must meet the International Guiding Principles for Biomedical Research involving Animals, as issued by the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences. (C.I.O.M.S., c/o WHO, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland).