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About the Journal
Name of Journal World Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases
Title Abbreviation World J Clin Infect Dis
ISSN 2220-3176 (online)
DOI 10.5495
Background World Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases (WJCID, World J Clin Infect Dis) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group (BPG). WJCID accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJCID are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJCID is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of infectious diseases, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in WJCID include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report.
Aim The primary aim of WJCID is to provide scholars and readers from various fields of infectious diseases with a platform to publish high-quality basic and clinical research articles and communicate their research findings online. In order to ensure the quality, timeliness, fairness, and transparency of publication, WJCID has implemented a variety of measures as follows:
First, authors must prepare their articles according to the appropriate international publication recommendations, including the STROBE Statement, CONSORT 2010 Statement, PRISMA 2009 Checklist, and CARE Checklist – 2016: Information for writing a case report.
Second, articles published in WJCID must undergo rigorous cross-international peer review. WJCID peer reviewers come from different countries, chosen independently by artificial intelligence technique or our editorial office, and not by the authors, to ensure fairness and integrity of the peer review.
Third, designation of co-first authors and/or co-corresponding authors is not permitted.
Fourth, WJCID accepts a manuscript for publication based on its novelty, innovativeness, data accuracy, image reliability, clear language expression, and ethical requirements.
Of note, peer reviewers are advised to complete their peer review within 7 days, providing a comprehensive evaluation of the scientific and linguistic quality of the manuscript.
Fifth, BPG adopts a 7-day publishing management policy. This means that each step of the publishing process, including manuscript preview, peer review, manuscript revision by authors, final acceptance, language editing, and production, and release, must be completed within 7 days.
Finally, the peer review report, author’s response to the peer review report, biostatistics review certificate, copyright license agreement, institutional ethics committee approval document, informed consent document(s), conflict-of-interest statement, CrossCheck detection report, authors’ personal ORCID numbers, funding information, language editing certificate, and other relevant documents will be published online along with the article to allow for an open and transparent publishing process.
Scope WJCID mainly publishes articles reporting research results obtained in the field of infectious diseases and covering a wide range of topics, including community-acquired infections, cross infection, eye infections, focal infection, infectious gingivitis, intraabdominal infections, laboratory infection, Ludwig's angina, necrotizing ulcerative periodontitis, opportunistic infections, pelvic infection, pregnancy complications, prosthesis-related infections, reproductive tract infections, respiratory tract infections, sepsis, sexually transmitted diseases, skin diseases, soft tissue infections, suppuration, toxemia, urinary tract infections, and wound infection.
Open Access Open access
Indexing/Abstracting The WJCID is now abstracted and indexed in Reference Citation Analysis, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics There is currently no impact factor.
Article Processing Charge Article processing charge
Editors-in-Chief Haroon Ahmed, Joao Mesquita, Caterina Sagnelli, Wei Wang
Publisher Publisher
Research Domain Infectious Diseases
Article Reprints Article reprints
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