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Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 10976825, 00916749
Publisher: Mosby Inc.
History: 1962-1965, 1971-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Immunology and Microbiology


The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology publishes high-impact, cutting-edge clinical and translational research papers for allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, gastroenterologists, and other physicians and researchers interested in allergic diseases and clinical immunology. Articles cover such topics as asthma, food allergy, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, primary immune deficiencies, occupational and environmental allergy, and other allergic and immunologic diseases, and include clinical trials and mechanistic studies that report on novel therapies, insights into underlying mechanisms, and other discoveries that will inform our understanding of these diseases and ultimately improve the diagnosis and management of patients. With an impact factor of 14.110, the journal ranks 1st of 27 in the Allergy category and 6th of 158 in the Immunology category in the 2018 Journal Citation Reports®, published by Clarivate. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is also recommended for initial purchase in the Brandon-Hill study, Selected List of Books and Journals for the Small Medical Library.

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 8.198
  • 2017 Impact Factor 8.536
  • 2016 Impact Factor 9.103
  • 2015 Impact Factor 9.098
  • 2014 Impact Factor 8.976
  • 2013 Impact Factor 9.557
  • 2012 Impact Factor 10.847
  • 2011 Impact Factor 11.762
  • 2010 Impact Factor 9.968
  • 2009 Impact Factor 9.163
  • 2008 Impact Factor 9.426
  • 2007 Impact Factor 8.209
  • 2006 Impact Factor 8.783
  • 2005 Impact Factor 8.523
  • 2004 Impact Factor 7.678
  • 2003 Impact Factor 7.863
  • 2002 Impact Factor 6.555
  • 2001 Impact Factor 5.384
  • 2000 Impact Factor 4.446
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.