Journal of Medical Microbiology

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Journal of Medical Microbiology  
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Publication details
Historyfounded 1968
after 12 months
2.112 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Med. Microbiol.
ISSN0022-2615 (print)
1473-5644 (web)

The Journal of Medical Microbiology is a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers microbiological research relevant to human and animal disease. Topics covered include pathogenicity, virulence, host response, epidemiology, microbial ecology, diagnostics, typing, models for infection and antimicrobial agents relating to viruses, bacteria, fungi and eukaryotic parasites. The journal is published monthly by the Microbiology Society, from Reading, UK.

Established in 1968, the Journal of Medical Microbiology was published until 2001–4 by the Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland in conjunction with Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.[1] Its Editors-in-Chief are Dr Norman Fry, Public Health England, UK and Professor Kalai Mathee, Florida International University, USA.

The Editor-in-Chief from 1982 until 2002 was Brian Duerden.[2]

Content from 2000 is available online in PDF and text formats. Papers are currently available free 12 months after print publication; additionally, selected papers considered of special importance are made freely available ahead of publication.

Its 2017 impact factor was 2.112.[3]


  1. ^ SGM: About SGM: History: A Short History of the SGM Archived 2007-10-04 at the Wayback Machine (accessed 25 September 2007)
  2. ^ Reynolds, edited by L.A; Tansey, E.M. (2008). Superbugs and superdrugs : a history of MRSA : the transcript of a Witness Seminar held by the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, London, on 11 July 2006. London: Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL. ISBN 978-0-85484-114-1.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  3. ^ SGM: About Journal of Medical Microbiology Archived 2007-10-13 at the Wayback Machine (accessed 5 December 2008)

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