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Table 3 Top 10 most prolific journals (1943–2016) with the total number of papers and IF

From: Global research trends in West Nile virus from 1943 to 2016: a bibliometric analysis

SCR Journal Frequency (%) IFa
1st Emerging Infectious Diseases 227 (4.8) 6.994
2nd Journal of Virology 162 (3.4) 4.606
3rd American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 161 (3.4) 2.453
4th Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 157 (3.3) 1.956
5th Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 122 (2.6) 10.588
6th Virology 120 (2.5) 3.200
7th Journal of Medical Entomology 111 (2.3) 1.712
8th Plos One 92 (1.9) 3.057
9th Journal of General Virology 68 (1.4) 3.192
10th Journal of The American Mosquito Control Association 61 (1.3) 0.824
  1. Abbreviation: SCR Standard competition ranking, IF Impact factor
  2. aThe impact factor was reported according to the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) journal citation reports (JCR) 2015