AIDS (journal)

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AIDS cover 2007.gif
Discipline HIV, AIDS
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 18 per year
After 12 months
ISSN 0269-9370 (print)
1473-5571 (web)
LCCN 90640840
OCLC no. 16016361

AIDS is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (London, United Kingdom). It was established in 1987 and is the official journal of the International AIDS Society.[1] It covers all aspects of HIV and AIDS, including basic science, clinical trials, epidemiology, and social science. The editor in chief is Jay A. Levy. Eighteen issues are published annually.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Chemical Abstracts Service, EMBASE, Index Medicus, Medline, and the Science Citation Index. The journal had a 2013 impact factor of 6.557, making it the most highly cited journal in the HIV/AIDS area; it was ranked third of 32 journals in the "Virology" category, fourth of 70 journals in the "Infectious Diseases" category, and 16th of 144 in the category "Immunology".[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ NCBI: Journals: AIDS (London, England) (accessed 23 October 2007)
  2. ^ LWWOnline: AIDS: Journal information (accessed August, 20th, 2014)

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