Journal abbreviation: PLoS clinical trials

The abbreviation of the journal title "PLoS clinical trials" is "PLoS Clin. Trials". 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
PLoSPLoSRule 4.4: Acronyms shall be retained in the abbreviated title.
clinicalClin.matches the stem "clinic-"
trialsTrialsNo abbreviation listed in TWA.

About the journal

Full journal titlePLoS clinical trials
AbbreviationPLoS Clin. Trials
ISSN (online)1555-5887
NLM catalog101257529

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