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

Last Updated on May 27, 2022

Impact Score

7.01

h-Index

 219

Rank

 780

SJR

 2.596

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics

Title PLoS Pathogens
Abbreviation PLoS Pathog.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Genetics (Q1); Immunology (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Parasitology (Q1); Virology (Q1)
h-index 219
Overall Rank/Ranking 780
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.596
Impact Score 7.01
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 780. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.596. 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 219. 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 13204 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2021).


PLoS Pathogens Impact Score 2021-2022


The impact score (IS) 2021 of PLoS Pathogens is 7.01, which is computed in 2022 as per its definition. PLoS Pathogens IS is increased by a factor of 0.5 and approximate percentage change is 7.68% when compared to preceding year 2020, which shows a rising trend. The impact score (IS), also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

PLoS Pathogens Impact Score 2022 Prediction


IS 2021 of PLoS Pathogens is 7.01. If the same upward trend persists, impact score may rise in 2022 as well.


Impact Score Trend


Year wise Impact Score (IS) of PLoS Pathogens. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2022/2023 Coming Soon
2021 7.01
2020 6.51
2019 6.18
2018 6.29
2017 6.27
2016 6.91
2015 7.47
2014 8.35

PLoS Pathogens h-index


  Table Setting

PLoS Pathogens has an h-index of 219. It means 219 articles of this journal have more than 219 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 780. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.596. 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: 2005-2021. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of PLoS Pathogens is PLoS Pathog.. This abbreviation ('PLoS Pathog.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


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 please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of PLoS Pathogens

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2022/2023 Coming Soon
2021 7.01
2020 6.51
2019 6.18
2018 6.29
2017 6.27
2016 6.91
2015 7.47
2014 8.35



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