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PLoS Pathogens - Impact Factor, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and other Important Metrics


Impact Factor

6.18

H-Index

174

Rank

422

SJR

3.909

Note: The impact factor shown here is equivalent to citescore and is, therefore, used as a replacement for the same. Citescore is produced by Scopus, and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to Web of Science data source for checking the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Title PLoS Pathogens
Publication Type journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Genetics (Q1); Immunology (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Parasitology (Q1); Virology (Q1)
h-index 174
Overall Rank/Ranking 422
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 3.909
Impact Factor 6.18
Publisher Public Library of Science
Country United States
ISSN 15537374, 15537366



About PLoS Pathogens


PLoS Pathogens is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Genetics (Q1); Immunology (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Parasitology (Q1); Virology (Q1). It is published by Public Library of Science. The overall rank of PLoS Pathogens is 422. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 3.909. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 174. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of PLoS Pathogens journal is 15537374, 15537366. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. PLoS Pathogens is cited by a total of 12818 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2018).

PLoS Pathogens Impact Factor 2018-2019


The impact factor (IF) 2018 of PLoS Pathogens is 6.18, which is computed in 2019 as per it's definition. PLoS Pathogens IF is decreased by a factor of 0.11 and approximate percentage change is -1.75% when compared to preceding year 2017, which shows a falling trend. The impact factor (IF), also denoted as Journal impact factor (JIF), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal.



Table Setting

PLoS Pathogens Impact Factor 2019 Prediction


IF 2018 of PLoS Pathogens is 6.18. If the same downward trend persists, impact factor of joule may fall in 2019 as well.

PLoS Pathogens h-index


  Table Setting

PLoS Pathogens has an h-index of 174. It means 174 articles of this journal have more than 174 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.

PLoS Pathogens ISSN


The ISSN of PLoS Pathogens is 15537374, 15537366. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number. An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

PLoS Pathogens Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of PLoS Pathogens is 422. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 3.909. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

PLoS Pathogens Publisher


Table Setting

PLoS Pathogens is published by Public Library of Science. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 2005-ongoing. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.

How to publish in PLoS Pathogens


If your research field is/are related to Genetics (Q1); Immunology (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Parasitology (Q1); Virology (Q1), then you can visit the official website of the journal.

Acceptance Rate


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Call for Paper, Submission Guidelines, Notification Date, and Submission Deadline 2020/2019


Visit the official website of the journal/conference for the call for paper, submission guidelines, notification date, and submission deadlines.


Source: https://www.scimagojr.com/journalrank.php



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Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of PLoS Pathogens

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2019Coming Soon
20186.18
20176.29
20166.88
20157.57
20148.43



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