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Country Switzerland  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Switzerland
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Subject Area and CategoryImmunology and Microbiology

Infectious Diseases
PublisherMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
Publication typeJournals
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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 Diseases2010Q3
Infectious Diseases2011Q2
Infectious Diseases2012Q2
Infectious Diseases2013Q1
Infectious Diseases2014Q1
Infectious Diseases2015Q1
Infectious Diseases2016Q1
Infectious Diseases2017Q1

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.116
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.670
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.907
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.684
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.209
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.124
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.976
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.887
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.116
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.670
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.907
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.817
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.063
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.825
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.966
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.116
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.670
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.989
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.705
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.090
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.612
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.755
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.863
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 Cites20090
Self Cites201014
Self Cites201122
Self Cites201234
Self Cites201348
Self Cites201468
Self Cites2015123
Self Cites2016161
Self Cites2017176
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201077
Total Cites2011349
Total Cites2012974
Total Cites20131752
Total Cites20142154
Total Cites20152503
Total Cites20162987
Total Cites20173704
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.913
External Cites per document20111.565
External Cites per document20122.806
External Cites per document20133.712
External Cites per document20144.240
External Cites per document20153.864
External Cites per document20163.618
External Cites per document20173.777
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20101.116
Cites per document20111.670
Cites per document20122.907
Cites per document20133.817
Cites per document20144.378
Cites per document20154.063
Cites per document20163.825
Cites per document20173.966
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20118
Non-citable documents201213
Non-citable documents201316
Non-citable documents201413
Non-citable documents201520
Non-citable documents201624
Non-citable documents201727
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201069
Citable documents2011209
Citable documents2012335
Citable documents2013459
Citable documents2014492
Citable documents2015616
Citable documents2016781
Citable documents2017934
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201039
Uncited documents201176
Uncited documents201271
Uncited documents201387
Uncited documents201466
Uncited documents2015101
Uncited documents2016126
Uncited documents2017146
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201031
Cited documents2011141
Cited documents2012277
Cited documents2013388
Cited documents2014439
Cited documents2015535
Cited documents2016679
Cited documents2017815
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