The Journal of Infectious Diseases

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Journal of Infectious Diseases  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Infect. Dis.
Discipline Infectious diseases
Language English
Edited by Martin Hirsch
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Biweekly
ISSN 0022-1899 (print)
1537-6613 (web)
LCCN a40001288
OCLC no. 01754628
JSTOR 00221899

The Journal of Infectious Diseases is a peer-reviewed biweekly medical journal published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. It covers research on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases, on the microbes that cause them, and on immune system disorders. The editor-in-chief is Martin Hirsch, who succeeded Marvin Turck. The journal was established in 1904 and was a quarterly until 1969 when it became a monthly then in 2001, it began biweekly publication. From 1904 to 2011, the journal was published by the University of Chicago Press.

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 5.997, ranking it 18th out of 148 journals in the category "Immunology",[9] 4th out of 78 journals in the category "Infectious Diseases"[10] and 14th out of 119 journals in the category "Microbiology".[11]


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  9. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Immunology". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 
  10. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Infectious Diseases". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 
  11. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Microbiology". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

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