Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

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Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy  
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DisciplineMicrobiology, pharmacology
Edited byJ. Peter Donnelly
Publication details
Hybrid and delayed (after 12 months)
5.217 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Antimicrob. Chemother.
ISSN0305-7453 (print)
1460-2091 (web)
OCLC no.612059247

The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed medical journal which covers antimicrobial chemotherapy, including laboratory aspects and clinical use of antimicrobial agents. It is published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and was established in 1975. In January 2015 J. Peter Donnelly (Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre) became the eighth editor-in-chief replacing Alan P. Johnson (Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom).[1] The journal has had two previous publishers.[1] All content is available for free after 12 months while authors also have the option to have their articles published immediately as open access.[2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal received a 2017 impact factor of 5.217, ranking it 8th out of 88 journals in the category Infectious Diseases,[8] 19th out of 126 journals in the category Microbiology,[9] and 19th out of 261 journals in the category Pharmacology & Pharmacy.[10]


  1. ^ a b Donnelly, JP (January 2015). "A new editor-in-chief and the 40th anniversary of the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy". Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 70 (1): 1. doi:10.1093/jac/dku458. PMID 25516562.
  2. ^ Reeves, DS; Drummond, CW; Hill, M (November 2005). "Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy: Optional open access and not-for-profit". Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 56 (5): 799–802. doi:10.1093/jac/dki384. PMID 16219756.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy". Ulrichsweb. ProQuest. Retrieved 2014-12-18.
  4. ^ a b c d "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2014-12-13.
  5. ^ "Serials cited". CAB Abstracts. CABI. Retrieved 2014-12-13.
  6. ^ "CAS Source Index". Chemical Abstracts Service. American Chemical Society. Retrieved 2014-12-13.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2014-12-13.
  8. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Infectious diseases". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018.
  9. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Microbiology". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018.
  10. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Pharmacology & Pharmacy". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018.

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