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Table 6 Top 15 most productive journals and their citation indicatiors, pneumonia research 2001–2015)

From: A snapshot of pneumonia research activity and collaboration patterns (2001–2015): a global bibliometric analysis

Top 15 journals N. of docs % CR Impact factor 2015 Journal category (ranking)
PLOS ONE 494 2.18 15.12 3.057 Multidisciplinary Sciences (11 of 63)
Clinical Infectious Diseases 412 1.81 63.96 8.736 Immunology (9 of 151)
Infectious Diseases (2 of 83)
Microbiology (10 of 123)
Chest 397 1.75 55.95 6.136 Respiratory System (6 of 58)
Critical Care Medicine (5 of 33)
Journal of Immunology 354 1.56 49.10 4.985 Immunology (32 of 151)
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology 323 1.42 34.96 4.721 Physiology (8 of 83)
Respiratory System (8 of 58)
Critical Care Medicine 291 1.28 55.15 7.422 Critical Care Medicine (4 of 33)
European Respiratory Journal 283 1.25 42.49 8.332 Respiratory System (3 of 58)
Infection and Immunity 256 1.13 37.77 3.603 Immunology (56 of 151)
Infectious Diseases (20 of 83)
American Journal of Respiratory And Critical Care Medicine 256 1.13 88.46 13.118 Critical Care Medicine (2 of 33)
Respiratory System (2 of 58)
American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 251 1.11 32.77 4.082 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (74 of 289)
Cell Biology (64 of 187)
Respiratory System (10 of 58)
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 213 0.94 27.84 4.415 Microbiology (22 of 123)
Pharmacology & Pharmacy (34 of 255)
Intensive Care Medicine 212 0.93 42.65 10.125 Critical Care Medicine (3 of 33)
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 209 0.92 29.54 3.631 Microbiology (36 of 123)
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 196 0.86 28.09 2.587 Immunology (84 of 151)
Infectious Diseases (38 of 83)
Pediatrics (22 of 120)
Vaccine 190 0.84 22.98 3.413 Immunology (60 of 151)
Medicine. Research & Experimental (36 of 124)
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