|Frequency||18 per year|
|After 12 months|
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. 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
The journal is abstracted and indexed in Chemical Abstracts Service, EMBASE, Index Medicus, Medline, and the Science Citation Index. The journal had a 2012 impact factor of 6.407, making it the most highly cited journal in the HIV/AIDS area; it was ranked fourth of 34 journals in the "Virology" category, third of 69 journals in the "Infectious Diseases" category, and 16th of 135 in the category "Immunology".