INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
Scope and Editorial policy
Parasitología Latinoamericana only accepts original an unpublished contributions in its sections: Original Articles, Reviews, Special or Current review Articles, Clinical Experiences, Brief Communications, News, Chronicles, etc. covering subjects within the scope of the journal.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
The manuscript should be prepared in WORD, in letter-size pages, numbered consecutively, double space, using font size 12, letter size paper (21x27 cm) and margins with not less than 3 cm at both sides. Two typed copies and a CD version of the manuscript should be submitted by mail to the Editor Committee*.
Manuscripts should include: Title, Abstract, English Title (if it applies), Introduction, Material and methods, Results, Discussion, Summary and References. Eventually, results and discussion may be presented together and depending of the type of article some sections may be omitted. The manuscript format should be adapted to the style shown by recent publications in Parasitología Latinoamericana, that can be accessed at the website www.scielo.cl
Tables, Figures, Graphics, Legends and References should be added in a separate page. Figures or graphics should be done in black on a good quality drawing paper with letters and numbers in adequate size for an eventual size reduction without affecting its comprehension. Photographs should be of high quality, with proper contrast, and conveniently numbered.
References should be indicated in the
text in a correlative order following the same order at the end of the
text and cited according the official guidelines of Index Medicus Latinoamericano
for author trancriptions, paper or book title, and journal or book cited
source. Refer to previous published Parasitología Latinoamericana
journals. In any case its accuracy is exclusively the author’s responsability.
Sending of manuscripts
Manuscripts should be sent to:
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