The University of Louisville Journal of Respiratory Infections

Aims & Scope

The Journal of Respiratory Infections distributes scientific literature to readers all over the world free of charge and facilitates faster dissemination of scientific information in the form of PDF full text.

This journal covers the following areas of respiratory infections:

  • Community-acquired pneumonia
  • Nosocomial and ventilator-associated pneumonia
  • Pediatric pneumonia
  • SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19
  • Influenza and flu-like illness
  • COPD, bronchiectasis
  • Otitis, sinusitis, and pharyngitis
  • Inflammation
  • Respiratory sequelae of HIV infection
  • Clinical microbiology and laboratory analysis
  • Case reports and clinical cases
  • Public health and epidemiology
  • Infection control and hospital epidemiology
  • Antimicrobials and antimicrobial stewardship
  • Vaccines and infection prevention
  • Health disparities
  • Pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine
  • Data science and informatics

We publish research undertaken using all appropriate study designs, including observational and analytical studies, qualitative research, randomized controlled trials, implementation research, and systematic reviews.

The Journal accepts the following article types for submission:

  • Original Research (peer-reviewed)
  • Review Article (peer-reviewed)
  • Case Report (peer-reviewed)
  • Methodology (peer-reviewed)
  • Study Protocol (peer-reviewed)
  • Brief Review
  • Brief Communication
  • Multimedia
  • Editorial
  • Patient Management Article
  • Opinion Piece
  • Perspective Piece
  • Correspondence

See Guidelines for Authors for further information on each article type.