Last Updated on June 22, 2023

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


Published By: Public Library of Science

Abbreviation: PLoS Pathog.




Impact Score

The impact Score or journal impact score (JIS) is equivalent to Impact Factor. The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric index calculated by Clarivate that reflects the yearly mean number of citations of articles published in the last two years in a given journal, as indexed by Clarivate's Web of Science. On the other hand, Impact Score is based on Scopus data.

6.58

SJR

 2.490

h-Index

 233

Rank

 893

Important Details

Title PLoS Pathogens
Standard Abbreviation PLoS Pathog.
Type of Publication Journal
Discipline Genetics (Q1); Immunology (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Parasitology (Q1); Virology (Q1)
Impact Score 6.58
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.490
h-index 233
Overall Rank 893
Publisher Name Public Library of Science
Publication Country United States
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 15537374, 15537366
Coverage and History 2005-2022
Best Quartile Q1
Total Citations Received
(Last 3 Year)
13506

About PLoS Pathogens


PLoS Pathogens is a journal published by Public Library of Science. This journal covers the area[s] related to Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Parasitology, Virology, etc. The coverage history of this journal is as follows: 2005-2022. The rank of this journal is 893. This journal's impact score, h-index, and SJR are 6.58, 233, and 2.490, respectively. The ISSN of this journal is/are as follows: 15537374, 15537366.

The best quartile of PLoS Pathogens is Q1. This journal has received a total of 13506 citations during the last three years (Preceding 2022).


PLoS Pathogens Impact Score 2022-2023


The latest impact score (IS) of the PLoS Pathogens is 6.58. It is computed in the year 2023 as per its definition and based on Scopus data. 6.58

It is decreased by a factor of around 0.43, and the percentage change is -6.13% compared to the preceding year 2021, indicating a falling trend.

The impact score (IS), also denoted as the 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

Prediction of PLoS Pathogens Impact Score 2023


Impact Score 2022 of PLoS Pathogens is 6.58. If a similar downward trend continues, IS may decrease in 2023 as well.


Impact Score Graph


Check below the Impact Score trends of PLoS Pathogens. This is based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 6.58
2021 7.01
2020 6.43
2019 6.18
2018 5.99
2017 6.02
2016 6.96
2015 7.52
2014 8.37

PLoS Pathogens h-index


  Table Setting

The h-index of PLoS Pathogens is 233. By definition of the h-index, this journal has at least 233 published articles with more than 233 citations.

What is h-index?

The h-index (also known as the Hirsch index or Hirsh index) is a scientometric parameter used to evaluate the scientific impact of the publications and journals. It is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given Journal has published at least h papers and each has at least h citations.




PLoS Pathogens ISSN


The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of PLoS Pathogens is/are as follows: 15537374, 15537366.

The ISSN is a unique 8-digit identifier for a specific publication like Magazine or Journal. The ISSN is used in the postal system and in the publishing world to identify the articles that are published in journals, magazines, newsletters, etc. This is the number assigned to your article by the publisher, and it is the one you will use to reference your article within the library catalogues.

ISSN code (also called as "ISSN structure" or "ISSN syntax") can be expressed as follows: NNNN-NNNC
Here, N is in the set {0,1,2,3...,9}, a digit character, and C is in {0,1,2,3,...,9,X}

Table Setting

PLoS Pathogens Ranking and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The PLoS Pathogens is ranked 893 among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. As per SJR, this journal is ranked 2.490.

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

The publisher of PLoS Pathogens is Public Library of Science. The publishing house of this journal is located in the United States. Its coverage history is as follows: 2005-2022.


Call For Papers (CFPs)


Please check the official website of this journal to find out the complete details and Call For Papers (CFPs).


Abbreviation


The International Organization for Standardization 4 (ISO 4) abbreviation of PLoS Pathogens is PLoS Pathog.. ISO 4 is an international standard which defines a uniform and consistent system for the abbreviation of serial publication titles, which are published regularly. The primary use of ISO 4 is to abbreviate or shorten the names of scientific journals using the technique of List of Title Word Abbreviations (LTWA).

As ISO 4 is an international standard, the abbreviation ('PLoS Pathog.') can be used for citing, indexing, abstraction, and referencing purposes.


How to publish in PLoS Pathogens


If your area of research or discipline is related to Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Parasitology, Virology, etc., please check the journal's official website to understand the complete publication process.


Acceptance Rate


There are several factors that influence the acceptance rate of any academic journal. Here are some critical parameters that are considered while calculating the acceptance rate:

  • Interest/demand of researchers/scientists for publishing in a specific journal/conference.
  • The complexity of the peer review process and timeline.
  • Time taken from draft submission to final publication.
  • Number of submissions received and acceptance slots
  • And Many More.

The simplest way to find out the acceptance rate or rejection rate of a Journal/Conference is to check with the journal's/conference's editorial team through emails or through the official website.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What is the impact score of PLoS Pathogens?

The latest impact score of PLoS Pathogens is 6.58. It is computed in the year 2023.


What is the h-index of PLoS Pathogens?

The latest h-index of PLoS Pathogens is 233. It is evaluated in the year 2023.


What is the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of PLoS Pathogens?

The latest SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of PLoS Pathogens is 2.490. It is calculated in the year 2023.


What is the ranking of PLoS Pathogens?

The latest ranking of PLoS Pathogens is 893. This ranking is among 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series. It is computed in the year 2023.


Who is the publisher of PLoS Pathogens?

PLoS Pathogens is published by Public Library of Science. The publication country of this journal is United States.


What is the abbreviation of PLoS Pathogens?

This standard abbreviation of PLoS Pathogens is PLoS Pathog..


Is "PLoS Pathogens" a Journal, Conference or Book Series?

PLoS Pathogens is a journal published by Public Library of Science.


What is the scope of PLoS Pathogens?

The scope of PLoS Pathogens is as follows:

  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Parasitology
  • Virology

For detailed scope of PLoS Pathogens, check the official website of this journal.


What is the ISSN of PLoS Pathogens?

The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of PLoS Pathogens is/are as follows: 15537374, 15537366.


What is the best quartile for PLoS Pathogens?

The best quartile for PLoS Pathogens is Q1.


What is the coverage history of PLoS Pathogens?

The coverage history of PLoS Pathogens is as follows 2005-2022.


Credits and Sources


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

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.


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Journal/Conference/Book Title Type Publisher Ranking SJR h-index Impact Score
Zeitschrift fur Germanistische Linguistik Journal De Gruyter Mouton 22945 15 0.19
Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo Conference And Proceedings 17577 54 0.00
CESifo Economic Studies Journal Oxford University Press 14012 32 1.70
Journal of Business Finance and Accounting Journal Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd 3221 84 3.68
Sex Education Journal Routledge 5168 41 2.82
Sapporo Medical Journal Journal Cancer Research Institute, Sapporo Medical University 20468 3 0.00
Journal of Sociology Journal SAGE Publications Ltd 6009 58 3.21
Canadian Journal of Mathematics Journal Canadian Mathematical Society 3905 43 0.79
European Journal of Wildlife Research Journal Springer Verlag 8709 56 1.99
HOMO- Journal of Comparative Human Biology Journal Elsevier BV 19810 35 0.56

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PLoS Pathogens Impact Score (IS) Trend

Table: Impact Score

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Updated Soon
2022 6.58
2021 7.01
2020 6.43
2019 6.18
2018 5.99
2017 6.02
2016 6.96
2015 7.52
2014 8.37



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