About The Journal

About Tropical Biomedicine

Journal Description

The Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM) publishes Tropical Biomedicine (TB) since 1984. The journal issues are published quarterly in March, June, September and December every year. The publication is fully electronic and open-access on the MSPTM website. The e-ISSN of TB is 2521-9855.

Aims and Scope

Tropical Biomedicine welcomes original scientific manuscripts which contribute to the advancement of knowledge of parasitology, entomology, tropical medicine, zoonosis and other aspects of biomedical research.

Abstracting / Indexing

The journal is abstracted / indexed by PubMed MEDLINE, Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics), Scopus, CAB International, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Essential Science Indicators and Zoological Record.

Submission Method and Article Fee

There is a publication fee of US$200 per manuscript. However, the publication fee will be waived if the first author or corresponding author is a member of MSPTM of at least three (3) years' standing.

Please contact the editor via email for all communications with regards to the Tropical Biomedicine and manuscript submissions at: editor.msptm@gmail.com

Note:

We are upgrading Tropical Biomedicine to an online Journal Management System. Once this system is rolled out, we will no longer accept manuscript submissions by email. Authors will be directed to the Journal Management System once the upgrade is rolled out. For the present, we are still accepting manuscript submissions through the editor email.

From January 2021, publication fee will be revised to USD 300 per manuscript for non-members.

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ANNOUNCEMENT TO MSPTM MEMBERS ON Tropical Biomedicine

Dear all MSPTM members,

We are pleased to announce that the Web of Science Journal Impact Factor for Tropical Biomedicine is 0.509 (2019). (Source: Journal Citations Report, Clarivate Analytics, 2020.)

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all authors who have published papers with us. Members please help to improve our Impact Factor by making references to papers published in Tropical Biomedicine​. Please continue to support our Journal and submit your manuscript to Tropical Biomedicine!

Tropical Biomedicine welcomes previously unpublished papers which contribute to the advancement of knowledge of parasitology, entomology, tropical medicine, zoonosis and other aspects of biomedical research.

All submitted manuscripts will be assessed based on their novelty, problem identification, contribution to the new body of knowledge, scope of work and plagiarism.  Manuscripts having a similarity score below 25% will be accepted for review.

The length of the submitted manuscript are as follows:

  1. Original article (less than 10,000 words)
  2. Short communication (less than 3,000 words)
  3. Review article (by invitation) has no word count limit.

The advantages of publishing with Tropical Biomedicine include:

  1. Four issues per year (March, June, September, December)
  2. Publication fee will be waived for members (first author or corresponding author) with membership of three years and above.
  3. Free online access to published papers (2004 and onward).
  4. Abstracted / Indexed by PubMed MEDLINE, Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics), Scopus, CAB International, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Essential Science Indicators and Zoological Record.
  5. Respected Editorial Board members will get recognition with a letter of appreciation.
  6. Free global dissemination of research.

For manuscript submission, please send your manuscript to the Editor at: editor.msptm@gmail.com

Thank you so much.