Journal of Infection

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Journal of Infection  
J Infect (Sept 2010).gif
DisciplineInfectious disease
Edited byRobert C. Read
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
J. Infect.
ISSN0163-4453 (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). Since 2006, the editor-in-chief has been Robert C. Read (University of Southampton, UK) and the publisher is Elsevier.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 4.603, ranking it 14th out of 88 journals in the category "Infectious Diseases".[9]


  1. ^ a b c d "Journal of Infection". Ulrichsweb. ProQuest. Retrieved 2014-12-29.
  2. ^ "Serials cited". CAB Abstracts. CABI. Retrieved 2014-12-29.
  3. ^ "CAS Source Index". Chemical Abstracts Service. American Chemical Society. Retrieved 2014-12-29.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "CINAHL Complete Database Coverage List". CINAHL. EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved 2014-12-29.
  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". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2016.

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.

External links[edit]