Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology (JPAM) is a peer-reviewed, open access, quarterly published international journal of microbiology strives to provide a forum for worldwide scientific researchers, academics, clinicians and microbiologists for publication of high quality reviews, research articles, short communications and clinical studies pertaining to all aspects of microbiology and its allied disciplines. All original articles reporting work on micro-organisms including viruses, bacteria, algae and fungi are welcomed. Articles must present information that is novel, has high impact and interest, and is of high scientific quality that makes significant contribution to the field as a whole. Read more

Editorial Board


Dr. Iqbal Ahmad
Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh,

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Kuldeep Dhama
Division of Pathology, ICAR – Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly,

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We are pleased to announce that Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology has been accepted for indexing in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, Web of Science Core Collection, Clarivate Analytics. This inclusion in the ESCI demonstrates our dedication to providing the most relevant and influential Microbiology content to our community.


Editorial | Open Access
Time to Automate the Microbial Detection and Identification: The Status Quo
Hafiz M. N. Iqbal1* and Muhammad Bilal2

Mini Review | Open Access
COVID-19, an Emerging Coronavirus Infection: Current Scenario and Recent Developments – An Overview
Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales1,2*, D. Katterine Bonilla-Aldana1,3 , Ruchi Tiwari4, Ranjit Sah5 , Ali A. Rabaan6 and Kuldeep Dhama7*

Mini Review | Open Access
The Emergence of Novel-Coronavirus and its Replication Cycle – An Overview
Hafiz M. N. Iqbal1* and Muhammad Bilal2

Research Article | Open Access
COVID-19 – Knowledge, Attitude and Practice among Medical and Non-Medical University Students in Jordan
Hamed Alzoubi1*, Nedal Alnawaiseh2, Asma’a Al-Mnayyis3, Mohammad Abu- Lubad1, Amin Aqel1 and Hani Al-Shagahin4

Mini Review | Open Access
2019-nCoV/COVID-19 – Approaches to Viral Vaccine Development and Preventive Measures
Muhammad Bilal1, Muhammad Shahzad Nazir2, Roberto Parra-Saldivar3 and Hafiz M.N. Iqbal3*

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