Open Access Virulence Journals

A list of Open Access Virulence journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Virulence is degree to which a pathogen is capable of infecting or damaging its host

Open access (OA) is a key part of making research shareable and reproducable. All journal articles published open access undergoe the same rigorous peer review process.

This list of Virulence OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Virulence manuscript.
The list below includes all high-impact factor Virulence journals as well as new up and comming journals where it might also be more affordable to publish.We've made this extensive list of open access Virulence journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Virulence venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Virulence journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Virulence OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Virulence Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Virulence2150-5594Taylor & Francis16223858040.6Website
International Journal of Medical Microbiology1438-4221Elsevier21906514027.9Website
Gut Pathogens1757-4749Springer Nature6451314125.1Website
ISRN Molecular Biology (Online)2090-7907Hindawi (International Scholarly Research Network)4225
Journal of Transfusion2090-3081Hindawi Limited41525
Genomics discovery2052-7993Herbert Publications42025
Molecular Plant Pathology1364-3703Wiley22658430322.1Website
Cellular Microbiology1462-5814Wiley339816535321.7Website
Microbial genomics2057-5858Microbiology Society796964720.1Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access aims to provide immediate and unrestricted access to research articles while along you to also share it freely
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
In the table above, relevance is used to determine the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations represent the times that works have cited papers under this journal. In our case, we obtain this data from OpenAlex, an open catalog of scholarly papers. It's hard to say how accurate it is but it can give you a general idea on how prestigious the journal is. The more work that have cited it, the better.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
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How can I publish my paper on
Our focus at is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not offer publishing services.
What is an APC?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, b) Hybrid Open Access, c) Green Open Access, d) Bronze Open Access, e) Diamond Open Access, or f) Black Open Access