Journal of Infection

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Journal of Infection  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Infect.
Discipline Infectious disease
Language English
Edited by Robert C. Read
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 12 per year
ISSN 0163-4453 (print)
1532-2742 (web)
OCLC no. 04392967

The Journal of Infection is a peer-reviewed scientific and medical journal in the field of infectious disease, covering microbiology, epidemiology and clinical practice. Established in 1979, the journal is currently published monthly by Elsevier under the Saunders imprint. Journal of Infection is the official publication of the British Infection Association (formerly the British Infection Society and the British Society for the Study of Infection).[1][2][3] As of 2010, the editor in chief is Robert C. Read (University of Sheffield, UK).[4]

All issues are available online via ScienceDirect as PDFs; access is by subscription only.


According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2009 impact factor is 3.060.[1][5] In addition, the Journal of Infection is indexed in MEDLINE and Scopus.[3][6]


  1. ^ a b Journal of Infection, Elsevier, retrieved 17 August 2010 
  2. ^ Welcome to the British Infection Association, British Infection Association, retrieved 17 August 2010 
  3. ^ a b The Journal of infection, National Library of Medicine, retrieved 17 August 2010 
  4. ^ Editorial Board, Elsevier, retrieved 17 August 2010 
  5. ^ Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters), 2010 
  6. ^ Abstracting and Indexing, Elsevier, retrieved 17 August 2010 

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