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Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiologyopen access

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

Infectious Diseases
Medicine (miscellaneous)
Microbiology (medical)
PublisherFrontiers Media S.A.
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 Diseases2012Q3
Infectious Diseases2013Q1
Infectious Diseases2014Q1
Infectious Diseases2015Q1
Infectious Diseases2016Q1
Infectious Diseases2017Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Microbiology (medical)2012Q3
Microbiology (medical)2013Q1
Microbiology (medical)2014Q1
Microbiology (medical)2015Q1
Microbiology (medical)2016Q1
Microbiology (medical)2017Q1

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.522
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.844
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.118
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.900
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.234
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.733
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.522
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.844
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.118
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.958
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.285
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.261
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.844
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.171
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.095
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.713
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.509
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites201327
Self Cites201480
Self Cites201591
Self Cites201655
Self Cites2017143
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201212
Total Cites2013529
Total Cites20141252
Total Cites20152266
Total Cites20161987
Total Cites20171973
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.522
External Cites per document20132.699
External Cites per document20143.855
External Cites per document20154.759
External Cites per document20165.138
External Cites per document20173.952
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.522
Cites per document20132.844
Cites per document20144.118
Cites per document20154.958
Cites per document20165.285
Cites per document20174.261
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents201417
Non-citable documents201536
Non-citable documents201642
Non-citable documents201737
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201223
Citable documents2013186
Citable documents2014304
Citable documents2015457
Citable documents2016376
Citable documents2017463
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201213
Uncited documents201331
Uncited documents201446
Uncited documents201557
Uncited documents201666
Uncited documents201778
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201210
Cited documents2013163
Cited documents2014275
Cited documents2015436
Cited documents2016352
Cited documents2017422
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