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Kasmeraopen access



Universities and research institutions in Venezuela

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Universidad del Zulia

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KASMERA is a scientific journal of the Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases of the Faculty of Medicine. University of Zulia. Maracaibo Venezuela. Publishes an annual volume in two numbers (January-June and July-December). Accepts original articles, brief communications, clinical cases, essays and reviews, related to Tropical Medicine and Microbiology in general (bacteriology, mycology, parasitology and virology) in its different areas: morphology, biology, immunology, clinical, epidemiology and treatment, not only in human health but also in animal or environmental health, including food safety and safety. It is an open access journal that does not have an embargo period for the visualization of works, open access is protected by an international Creative Commons 4.0 license, which allows non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction without restrictions in any means, as long as the original work is duly cited. The magazine does not have article processing charges (APC) for any concept, that is, no charges are generated for the publication or edition of the manuscripts sent to the editorial committee. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Infectious Diseases2009Q4
Infectious Diseases2010Q4
Infectious Diseases2011Q3
Infectious Diseases2012Q4
Infectious Diseases2013Q3
Infectious Diseases2014Q3
Infectious Diseases2015Q4
Infectious Diseases2016Q4
Infectious Diseases2017Q4
Infectious Diseases2018Q4
Infectious Diseases2019Q4
Microbiology (medical)2009Q4
Microbiology (medical)2010Q4
Microbiology (medical)2011Q3
Microbiology (medical)2012Q4
Microbiology (medical)2013Q3
Microbiology (medical)2014Q3
Microbiology (medical)2015Q4
Microbiology (medical)2016Q3
Microbiology (medical)2017Q4
Microbiology (medical)2018Q4
Microbiology (medical)2019Q4

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.227
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.228
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.268
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.137
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.196
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.102
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.020
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.216
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.233
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.227
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.195
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.231
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.079
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.270
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.054
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.233
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.207
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.185
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.040
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.042
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.167
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20114
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20136
Self Cites20147
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20165
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20107
Total Cites201110
Total Cites20126
Total Cites20138
Total Cites20149
Total Cites20153
Total Cites201610
Total Cites20172
Total Cites20181
Total Cites20194
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20080
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.200
External Cites per document20110.136
External Cites per document20120.119
External Cites per document20130.049
External Cites per document20140.051
External Cites per document20150.026
External Cites per document20160.135
External Cites per document20170.000
External Cites per document20180.027
External Cites per document20190.167
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.233
Cites per document20110.227
Cites per document20120.143
Cites per document20130.195
Cites per document20140.231
Cites per document20150.079
Cites per document20160.270
Cites per document20170.054
Cites per document20180.027
Cites per document20190.167
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20194
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200915
Citable documents201030
Citable documents201144
Citable documents201242
Citable documents201341
Citable documents201439
Citable documents201538
Citable documents201637
Citable documents201737
Citable documents201837
Citable documents201924
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20080
Uncited documents200915
Uncited documents201025
Uncited documents201137
Uncited documents201241
Uncited documents201340
Uncited documents201440
Uncited documents201542
Uncited documents201636
Uncited documents201740
Uncited documents201841
Uncited documents201924
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20106
Cited documents201110
Cited documents20126
Cited documents20137
Cited documents20145
Cited documents20152
Cited documents20166
Cited documents20172
Cited documents20181
Cited documents20194
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