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Table 2 Top 10 journals in which documents in the field of infectious diseases were mostly published from Arab countries

From: Assessment of research productivity of Arab countries in the field of infectious diseases using Web of Science database

SCR a Journal Frequency N = 2408 (%) IF b
1st Medecine et Maladies Infectieuses 202 (8.39) 0.753
2nd Bulletin de la Societe de Pathologie Exotique 138 (5.73) NA
3nd Journal of Infectious Diseases 127 (5.27) 5.848
4th International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 115 (4.78) 2.610
5th Journal of Infection in Developing Countries 98 (4.07) 0.996
6th Emerging Infectious Diseases 80 (3.32) 5.993
7th Journal of Infection 77 (3.20) 4.073
8th Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 73 (3.03) 2.260
9th Infection and Immunity 69 (2.87) 4.074
10th International Journal of Antimicrobial agents 67 (2.78) 4.415
10th International Journal of Infectious Diseases 67 (2.78) 2.357
  1. Abbreviations: SCR Standard Competition Ranking, NA not available, IF impact factor.
  2. aIf equal journals have the same ranking number, then a gap is left in the ranking numbers.
  3. bThe impact factor was reported according to the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) journal citation reports (JCR) 2012.