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Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) is a leading journal in the field of infectious disease with a broad international readership. The Journal publishes articles on a variety of subjects of interest to practitioners and researchers. Topics range from clinical descriptions of infections, public health, microbiology, and immunology to the prevention of infection, the evaluation of current and novel treatments, and the promotion of optimal practices for diagnosis and treatment. The Journal publishes original research, editorial commentaries, review articles, and practice guidelines and is among the most highly cited journals in the field of infectious diseases. Clinical Infectious Diseases is an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.


Year Impact Factor Si: Infectious Diseases Si: Microbiology Si: Immunology
2015 8.736 2 out of 83 10 out of 123 9 out of 150
2014 8.886 2 out of 78 9 out of 119 9 out of 148
2013 9.416 2 out of 70 8 out of 119 10 out of 144
2012 9.374 2 out of 69 7 out of 116 9 out of 135
2011 9.154 2 out of 70 8 out of 112 10 out of 139
2010 8.186 2 out of 58 9 out of 107 11 out of 134
2009 8.195
2008 8.266

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.

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