Journal abbreviation: BMC infectious diseases

The abbreviation of the journal title "BMC infectious diseases" is "BMC Infect. Dis.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
BMCBMCRule 4.4: Acronyms shall be retained in the abbreviated title.
infectiousInfect.matches the stem "infecti-"
diseasesDis.matches the stem "disease-"

Abbreviation systems

An ISO 4 abbreviation refers to a standardized method for abbreviating journal titles as defined by the International Organization for Standardization. This system ensures consistency and easy identification of journal titles across various databases and citation formats.

ISO (International Organization for Standardization), NLM (National Library of Medicine), and CASSI (CAS Source Index) represent three distinct journal title abbreviation systems, with ISO being universal, NLM specific to biomedical fields, and CASSI focusing on chemistry-related subjects.

About the journal

Full journal titleBMC infectious diseases
AbbreviationBMC Infect. Dis.
ISSN (print)NA
ISSN (online)1471-2334
NLM catalog100968551

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