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Tropical Biomedicine

Country Malaysia  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Malaysia
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryImmunology and Microbiology

Infectious Diseases
PublisherMalaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
Publication typeJournals
Scope The Society publishes the Journal – Tropical Biomedicine, 4 issues yearly. It was first started in 1984. The journal is now abstracted / indexed by Medline, ISI Thompson, CAB International, Zoological Abstracts, SCOPUS. It is available free on the MSPTM website. Members may submit articles on Parasitology, Tropical Medicine and other related subjects for publication in the journal subject to scrutiny by referees. There is a charge of US$200 per manuscript. However, charges will be waived if the first author or corresponding author are members of MSPTM of at least three (3) years' standing.


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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 Diseases2006Q4
Infectious Diseases2007Q3
Infectious Diseases2008Q3
Infectious Diseases2009Q3
Infectious Diseases2010Q3
Infectious Diseases2011Q3
Infectious Diseases2012Q3
Infectious Diseases2013Q2
Infectious Diseases2014Q3
Infectious Diseases2015Q3
Infectious Diseases2016Q3
Infectious Diseases2017Q3
Infectious Diseases2018Q3

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)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.343
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.596
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.791
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.877
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.059
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.348
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.384
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.303
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.189
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.185
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.852
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.795
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.026
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.343
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.596
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.718
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.848
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.936
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.363
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.349
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.131
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.057
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.741
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.613
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.343
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.574
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.642
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.613
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.871
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.263
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.194
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.113
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.908
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.929
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.482
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.441
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 Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20089
Self Cites200910
Self Cites201019
Self Cites201111
Self Cites201221
Self Cites201320
Self Cites201416
Self Cites201518
Self Cites201620
Self Cites201713
Self Cites201816
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20061
Total Cites200723
Total Cites200859
Total Cites200979
Total Cites2010106
Total Cites2011162
Total Cites2012278
Total Cites2013317
Total Cites2014297
Total Cites2015293
Total Cites2016297
Total Cites2017218
Total Cites2018190
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 document20050
External Cites per document20060.026
External Cites per document20070.343
External Cites per document20080.505
External Cites per document20090.627
External Cites per document20100.696
External Cites per document20110.873
External Cites per document20121.260
External Cites per document20131.264
External Cites per document20141.171
External Cites per document20151.062
External Cites per document20160.986
External Cites per document20170.697
External Cites per document20180.561
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.026
Cites per document20070.343
Cites per document20080.596
Cites per document20090.718
Cites per document20100.848
Cites per document20110.936
Cites per document20121.363
Cites per document20131.349
Cites per document20141.238
Cites per document20151.131
Cites per document20161.057
Cites per document20170.741
Cites per document20180.613
% 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 documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents201311
Non-citable documents20148
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20189
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200638
Citable documents200767
Citable documents200899
Citable documents2009110
Citable documents2010125
Citable documents2011173
Citable documents2012204
Citable documents2013235
Citable documents2014240
Citable documents2015259
Citable documents2016281
Citable documents2017294
Citable documents2018310
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 documents20050
Uncited documents200637
Uncited documents200750
Uncited documents200862
Uncited documents200965
Uncited documents201073
Uncited documents201188
Uncited documents201286
Uncited documents201391
Uncited documents2014101
Uncited documents2015121
Uncited documents2016131
Uncited documents2017181
Uncited documents2018208
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20061
Cited documents200717
Cited documents200837
Cited documents200945
Cited documents201052
Cited documents201188
Cited documents2012122
Cited documents2013155
Cited documents2014147
Cited documents2015145
Cited documents2016150
Cited documents2017119
Cited documents2018111
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