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Upper and Lower Respiratory microbiomes

Senior Editors: Robert Dickson, Emmanuel Mongodin


The “Respiratory Microbiome" section publishes manuscripts related to the microbial communities of the upper and lower respiratory tract. Special consideration is given to studies related to human respiratory health and disease, with a focus on interactions between respiratory microbiota, the environment, and the host response.


Manuscript transfer service
Manuscripts submitted to this section that do not meet the threshold for Microbiome may be offered a transfer to our sister journals BMC Microbiology, BMC Genomics, and Respiratory Research. Any peer review reports will be transferred with the manuscript.