Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
|Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology|
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr.|
|After 12 months|
The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of research in HIV/AIDS, including basic science, clinical science, and epidemiology. It is currently published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
The journal was established in 1988 (ISSN 0894-9255). It was retitled Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology (ISSN 1077-9450) in 1995, returning to the title Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes in 1999. It was originally published by Raven Press.
The journal was an official publication of the International Retrovirology Association until 2000.
Fifteen issues are published annually, in three volumes. Articles from 1996 are available online in HTML format, with PDF format additionally from 2000. Contents over a year old are available freely from 1999 onwards.
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 4.556, ranking it twelfth out of 78 journals in the category "infectious diseases" and 29th out of 148 journals in the category "immunology". It is abstracted and indexed by BIOSIS, Current Awareness in Biological Sciences, Current Contents/Life Sciences, Excerpta Medica, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, PsycINFO, and the Science Citation Index.
As of 2007, the editors-in-chief are David D. Ho (Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center), Paul Volberding (San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center) and William Blattner (University of Maryland, Baltimore).
- NLM Catalog: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (accessed 24 October 2007)
- NLM Catalog: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology (accessed 24 October 2007)
- NLM Catalog: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes : JAIDS (accessed 24 October 2007)
- "Web of Science". 2014.