Journal of Bacteriology

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Journal of Bacteriology  
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Edited byThomas J. Silhavy
Publication details
Delayed, after 6 months: Hybrid
3.219 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Bacteriol.
ISSN0021-9193 (print)
1098-5530 (web)
OCLC no.474775920

The Journal of Bacteriology is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1916. It is published by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and the editor in chief is Thomas J. Silhavy. The journal is delayed open access, content is available free at the journal's website and at PubMed Central after a six-month embargo. The journal is also hybrid open access allowing authors to pay $3,000 ($2,000 for ASM members) for their articles to be available free immediately.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The Journal of Bacteriology is abstracted and indexed in:

According to Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 3.219, ranking it 46th out of 126 journals in the category "Microbiology".[5]


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  5. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Microbiology". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018.

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