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Manuscript Preparation

A cover letter, author's declaration form, main article file and check list should be prepared as per the instructions before starting submission.

Type of article accepted:
1. Original article
2. Review article
3. Mini-review
4. Short communication
5. Case report

Line- and page numbers should be inserted starting from the beginning.

Cover letter (one page of doc file):
The "cover letter" should include Message to the Editor-in-Chief, Title of manuscript, names of all authors with their affiliations and contact details including e-mail addresses, and details of corresponding author.
Main article file:
- First page is title page: it should include Title & statement of novelty (within 5 sentences; SPECIFY THE NEW FINDINGS).
The ethical approval (if needed) should be mentioned.
- Second page should be started from- t
ype of article >>> title of article >>> abstract >>> keywords (3-6) >>> introduction >>> materials and methods >>> results and discussion (combined or separate) >>> conclusion >>> acknowledgement >>> conflict of interest >>> authors' contributions >>> references >>> figures >>> tables

Main article file must not contain Names of authors & affiliations. This file will be sent to reviewers.

The submitted manuscript or its essential content must not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication elsewhere.


Abstract should be brief not exceeding 250 words.
The purposes of an abstract are to give a clear indication of the objective, scope, and results of the paper so that readers may determine whether the full text will be of particular interest to them. Order should be- Objective >> Materials and methods >> Results  >> Conclusion. (Check latest issue). The abstract of review/mini-review may not be subdivided into the order mentioned above. Please check- Here.

Each paper should have 3-6 keywords indicating the contents of manuscripts. The keywords are used for indexing, abstracting, and retrieval purposes.

Title should be SMART.

[S=Specific, M=Meaningful, A=Achievable, R=Relevant, T=Time-bound]

The introductory section should contain a brief review of the problem with which the study deals, validate the approach taken, and clearly formulate the goals.

Materials and Methods
This section comprises full description of the object of the study (including Latin names), The original names of instruments and reagents should be specified, and the manufacturer’s name (company, country) should be given in parentheses. Please indicate the source from which the sample has been obtained.

Results or Results and Discussion
This section should provide a concise description of experimental data obtained, illustrated by tables and figures (which should not duplicate each other). Rather than mechanically repeating the data of tables and graphs, the text should seek to reveal the principles detected. It is recommended to use past indefinite verb tense in describing the results. Discussion should not reiterate the results.

Tables should be made by using table editor. Do not use graphics software to create tables. Table should be self-explanatory.

Figures and Graphs
Please make all figures and graphs in acceptable formats: TIFF or JPEG  (resolution not <600 dpi)

This section should be completed with a major conclusion that answers the question specified in the introductory part of the article.


Mention the acknowledgement section in the author declaration form rather in the main file, as we follow a double-blind peer review process. However, on the declaration form, the source of any financial support received for the work being published must be indicated. (It will be assumed that the absence of such an acknowledgment is a statement by the authors that no support was received.)

The guidelines on reporting sex and gender information (SAGER) should also be considered. These guidelines can be found on the Equator Network.

Conflict of interest

Conflict of interest (if any) should be mentioned clearly.

Authors' contribution

Contribution of each author must be mentioned clearly.


At least 40% references should be taken from recent years (the last five years)
References older than the year 2000 should be avoided.

Citation in the text:
Hasan [1] or Hasan et al. [1] or only [1]   
Note:  et al. is not italic

Reference from Journal:

[1] Alam MA, Rahman M, Hossen ML, Ahmed S, Parvej MS, Khan MFR, Rahman MB. Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) based detection and serotyping of FMD Virus from field samples of Gazipur, Bangladesh, and adaptation of the virus in BHK-21 cell. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research. 2015; 2(3):291–295.

[2] Rodolpho D, Marin JM. Isolation of shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli from butcheries in Taquaritinga city, state of sao Paulo, Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. 2007; 38:599–602.

[3] Rahman MT. Chikungunya virus infection in developing countries - What should we do? Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research. 2017; 4(2):125–131.

[4] Mardekian SK, Roberts AL. Diagnostic Options and challenges for dengue and chikungunya viruses. BioMed Research International. 2015; 2015:Article ID 834371.

Book reference:

Bolognia JL, Jorizzo JL, Rapini R. Cutaneous myiasis. Dermatology. 1:2nd ed. Mosby Elsevier. 2008; p. 1300–1301.

Chapter in book:

Hall MJ, Farkas R. Traumatic myiasis of humans and animals. Contributions to a Manual of Palaearctic Diptera. Science Herald, Budapest. 2008; p. 751–768.

Case report should contain-
abstract >> keywords >> case history >> clinical examination >> treatment/surgery/management >> discussion >> conclusion >> acknowledgement >> conflict of interest >> authors' contributions >> references.

Review paper:
The abstract should include objectives, and main focusing points described in the paper.
Illustration of the contents using tables, figures and sketches is preferable.
Should cite at least 50 references, most of which should be of recent ones.

Abbreviations, Symbols and Nomenclature: Abbreviations of chemical, biological, medical or other terms should be used if that is accepted internationally. All specifications must be stated according to the S.I. system. Concentrations of chemical solutions are to be given in mol/l. All other concentrations should be given in % (volume or weight).

Some abbreviations:
Hours  >>  h
Minutes  >>  min
grams  >>  gm
seconds  >>  sec
kilograms  >>  kg
milliliter  >>  ml
milligram  >>  mg

The full name must be stated in brackets when the abbreviation is first used.
All biological, medical, chemical or other terms should be used according to the most recent recommendations of the respective international nomenclature.
Enzymes should be given in I.U. (International Units), according to Enzyme Nomenclature (Elsevier Publishing Co., 1965).
In the case of commercially obtained substances or reagents, when they are first mentioned in the text, the name and address of the manufacturer or supplier should be given as a footnote.
Products (preparations etc.) with a registered trademark should be marked as so.
Bacterial names should be in accordance with the latest edition of Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology (The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore).
Viruses are to be given the classification and names recommended by the International Committee on the Nomenclature of Viruses.
Names of micro-organisms and zoological names should be in italics in the manuscript.

Last updated on 26 November 2019

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