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All manuscripts are to be submitted through the PeerTrack manuscript management system (also referred to as Editorial Manager). To submit your manuscript, visit

Please use the most recent Instructions for Authors and Reviewers to obtain information on manuscript submission, as well as Journal editorial and ethical policies. This will minimize delays in the review and processing of manuscripts

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Manuscripts should be submitted with the understanding that the information and ideas are original (with the exception of reviews), have not been published previously, and are not being considered for publication elsewhere. Authors also affirm that, to the best of their knowledge, they have complied with all applicable treaties, laws, and regulations in the collection, maintenance, and disposal of animals used in their study. Authors of manuscripts that are not in the public domain must transfer full copyright interests to the WDA. Forms for this transfer are provided when proofs are sent to authors.

In addition to regular articles the Journal also publishes critical reviews (usually solicited by the Editor), perspectives, monographs, symposia, book reviews, and letters.

Queries not answered here may be sent to:
Dr Debra Bourne
Editor, Journal of Wildlife Diseases

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