Categories for Articles

The following types of articles will be considered for publication:
(1) Original Articles:

  • Reports of original studies related to all issues of medical/clinical mycology that are well-documented, novel, and significant.
  • Research articles should not exceed 3000 words (including title, abstract, and main text excluded references); have a total of 6 or fewer tables and figures and an abstract of 400 words or less.

(2) Short communication:

  • Short, definitive reports of highly significant and timely findings. Short communication should be 2,000 words long (including title, abstract and main text excluding references); with an abstract of no more than 200 words, a one-paragraph Introduction, an abbreviated Materials and Methods section, Results and Discussion sections (which may be combined), no more than a total of 3 tables or figures and maximum of 30 references.

(3) Reviews:

  • Narrative, systematic, or meta-analysis review articles are accepted by experts in the field. They should not exceed 4,000 words of text (including title, abstract, and main text excluded references); with 5 or fewer tables and figures, an abstract of 400 words, and 100 or fewer references.
  • Minireviews are brief (maximum 3,000 words with a maximum of 2 figures with an unstructured abstract of no more than 200 words). 

(4) Case report:

  • This should be the report of genuine rare cases limited to no more than 1500 words (including title, abstract and main text excluding references); comprising of a short introduction, case report, and discussion followed by references of no more than 20 with the structured abstract of 150 words. If color figures and photos are absolutely necessary for the report, they should be original or of high quality.
  • Except, in the case reports and literature review, the words and references can be increased to 2000 and 30, respectively.

(5) Letters to the Editor:

  • In the spirit of open scientific dialogue, the Editor-in-Chief invites the submission of correspondence that presents considered opinions in response to articles published in the journal.
  • The Letter may be sent to the author(s) of the originally published article and possibly to other interested parties for a response to be published in the same issue of the journal as the Letter.
  • Letters should have a brief title that references the topic of the originating article, and Letters should not exceed 500 words, with 5 or fewer references and no tables or figures.