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Hig Impact Microbiology Review Journals

The following list of high impact microbiology review journals were chosen by caister.com/highveld/journals. Journals are selected for the list of top microbiology review journals and are ranked according to the number of incoming citations, with citations from high impact journals contributing more weight than those from low impact journals. This ranking compares with other systems including Eigenfactor Score, Article Influence Score, Journal Impact Factor, and Google Scholar. The journals included in this list publish mainly reviews, abstracts, opinions and/or trends in microbiology. This list does not include journals publishing predominantly primary research papers.


  • Current Issues in Molecular Biology (CIMB) is a peer-reviewed journal publishing review articles and minireviews in all areas of molecular biology and microbiology.
  • PLoS PATHOGENS
    ISSN: 1553-7366

  • MICROBIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REVIEWS
    ISSN: 1092-2172

  • ANNUAL REVIEW OF MICROBIOLOGY
    ISSN: 0066-4227

  • NATURE REVIEWS MICROBIOLOGY
    ISSN: 1740-1526

  • CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY REVIEWS
    ISSN: 0893-8512

  • FEMS MICROBIOLOGY REVIEWS
    ISSN: 0168-6445

  • TRENDS IN MICROBIOLOGY
    ISSN: 0966-842X

  • CURRENT OPINION IN MICROBIOLOGY
    ISSN: 1369-5274

  • CURRENT TOPICS IN MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
    ISSN: 0070-217X

  • CURRENT ISSUES IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
    ISSN: 1467-3037