Problems of Virology, Russian journal ISSN: 0507-4088 (Print), 2411-2097 (Online), ISSN-L 0507-4088
Russian Academy of Sciences
OAO Izdatelstvo Meditsina
Launch Year: 1956
Frequency: 6 issues per year
The journal is included in the List of Russian peer-reviewed scientific journals recommended by Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science for the publication of main scientific results of dissertations for the degree of Doctor and Candidate of Sciences.
The journal focuses on current advances in virology in Russia and the rest of the world. It covers research into viruses and viral diseases in humans, animals, and plants. Emphasis is given to the results of experimental studies on various aspects of general and special virology. The journal also reports on new research methods, teaching techniques, and medical equipment and devices.
The journal promotes the implementation of advances in virology that aim to eliminate and reduce the incidence of infectious diseases and enhance their diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.
To attract the attention of virologists to relevant topics requiring further study, the journal publishes editors’ notes and book reviews. The readership of the journal includes experts in virology (both human health providers and veterinarians), epidemiology, parasitology, pharmacology, biochemistry, and allied healthcare disciplines.
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- Association of science editors and publishers (ASEP) (http://rasep.ru)
- Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) (publicationethics.org)
- International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) (www.icmje.org)
- Council of Scientific Editors (CSE) (www.councilscienceeditors.org)
- National Information Standards Organization (NISO) (www.niso.org/workrooms/piej)