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 Monthly
ISSN 0163-4453 (print)
1532-2742 (web)
OCLC no. 04392967

The Journal of Infection is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal in the field of infectious disease, covering microbiology, epidemiology and clinical practice. Established in 1979, the journal was initially published quarterly by Academic Press. The first editor was Hillas Smith. The 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). As of 2015, the editor-in-chief is Robert C. Read (University of Sheffield, UK) and the publisher is Saunders.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 4.441, ranking it 13th out of 78 journals in the category "Infectious Diseases".[9]


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  5. ^ a b "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2014-12-29. 
  6. ^ "Serials cited". Global Health. CABI. Retrieved 2014-12-29. 
  7. ^ "The Journal of Infection". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2014-12-29. 
  8. ^ "Serials cited". Tropical Diseases Bulletin. CABI. Retrieved 2014-12-29. 
  9. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Infectious Diseases". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Read, RC; Friedland, JS (January 2009). "30 years on: The continuing evolution of our journal and our society". Journal of Infection. 58 (1): 1–2. doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2008.12.011. 

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