Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine (APJTB) is no longer accepting any new submissions at this time as the journal will be transferred to Wolters Kluwer India Pvt Ltd, effective 1 January 2018. For more information and how to submit the papers to the journal, please contact the journal editorial office: APJTB ( The new editorial site can be accessed at Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine: is administrated by Hainan Medical University and sponsored by Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher, and aims to establish an international academic communicating platform for researchers of tropical biomedicine and public health workers, especially specialists and scholars of the Asian Pacific region and worldwide on tropical biomedicine research, to prevent and control the prevalence of global tropical disease.

APJTB is an international academic journal and is distributed worldwide. The journal first reports the latest findings in both basic and clinical researches on tropical biomedicine by studying biology (botany, zoology and microbiology)-especially tropical plants, animals, microorganisms and marine organisms, analyzing biological substances and utilizing biotechnologies to assist the diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases. Detailed areas of focus include biology, bacteriology, biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, environmental biology, microbiology, medical microbiology, pharmacology, physiology, pathology, immunology, virology, toxicology, epidemiology, vaccinology, hematology, histopathology, cytology, genetics and tropical agriculture.

Original article, review, epidemiological investigation, clinical research, management and decision-making, case report, editorial, short communication, letter to editor related to the aim and scope of APJTB are encouraged.

The journal is aimed at researchers, physicians, clinicians in the field and not in the field, medical scientists, educators, administrators, allied health professionals, medical students and policy makers.

The journal is proud to have an international and diverse editorial board that will assist and facilitate the publication of articles that reflect a global view on tropical disease as well as emphasizing our focus on supporting the needs of public health practitioners.

APJTB will allow us to seek opportunities to work with others who share mutual goals, and to enhance our work through partnership, and to uphold the standards of our profession and contribute to its advancement.

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  • Imprint: Hainan Medical University
  • ISSN: 2221-1691