Microbes and Infection

A Journal on Infectious Agents and Host Defenses

Microbes and Infection - ISSN 1286-4579
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.69 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.142 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 2.669 (2018) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
5 Year Impact Factor: 2.447 (2018) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2016 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
Volumes: Volume 21
Issues: 10 issues
ISSN: 12864579

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Description

Microbes and Infection publishes 10 peer-reviewed issues per year in all fields of infection and immunity, covering the different levels of host-microbe interactions, and in particular:


  • the molecular biology and cell biology of the crosstalk between hosts (human and model organisms) and microbes (viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungi), including molecular virulence and evasion mechanisms.
  • the immune response to infection, including pathogenesis and host susceptibility.
  • emerging human infectious diseases.
  • systems immunology.
  • molecular epidemiology/genetics of host pathogen interactions.
  • microbiota and host "interactions".
  • vaccine development, including novel strategies and adjuvants.




Clinical studies, accounts of clinical trials and biomarker studies in infectious diseases are within the scope of the journal.


Microbes and Infection publishes articles on human pathogens or pathogens of model systems. However, articles on other microbes can be published if they contribute to our understanding of basic mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions. Purely descriptive and preliminary studies are discouraged.


Reviews on recent progress in the field are commissioned by editors.


Special issues focus on the present knowledge of a virulent microbe and the disease it causes, the immune response in infectious disease, or on critical issues relevant to the scope of the journal.


The journal is entering its 20th year of publication, and Essential Science IndicatorsSM (ESI) states that "Microbes and Infection has had a significant impact in the field of Immunology."

https://ees.elsevier.com/micinf/


https://www.pasteur.fr/fr/ceris/publications-scientifiques/microbes-infection


The full-text articles, etc, are available at:


https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/microbes-and-infection