The Annals of Clinical Microbiology (Ann Clin Microbiol;ACM) is a periodic journal published by the Korean Society of Clinical Microbiology. It is devoted to the communication of new knowledge concerning the microbiological aspects of human and zoonotic infections, especially their etiological agents and diagnosis. The scope of this publication is confined to the isolation, identification, and epidemiology of infecting microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Determining the in vitro susceptibility testings are also included. The ACM excludes manuscripts related to environmental and industrial microorganisms, and manuscripts related to other areas will be considered individually by the editorial board.