Acta Parasitologica is an international journal covering the latest advances in the subject.

Acta Parasitologica publishes original papers on all aspects of parasitology and host-parasite relationships, including the latest discoveries in biochemical and molecular biology of parasites, their physiology, morphology, taxonomy and ecology, as well as original research papers on immunology, pathology, and epidemiology of parasitic diseases in the context of medical, veterinary and biological sciences. The journal also publishes short research notes, invited review articles, book reviews.

The journal was founded in 1953 as "Acta Parasitologica Polonica" by the Polish Parasitological Society and since 1954 has been published by W. Stefanski Institute of Parasitology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. Since 1992 in has appeared as Acta Parasitologica in four issues per year.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Daniel Młocicki
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

0.968 (2018)
Impact factor
1.050 (2018)
Five year impact factor
39 days
Submission to first decision
14,173 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1896-1851
Print ISSN
1230-2821
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  8. EBSCO Discovery Service
  9. EBSCO Wildlife & Ecology Studies Worldwide
  10. EMBiology
  11. EMCare
  12. Elsevier Biobase
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  20. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
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  23. SCImago
  24. SCOPUS
  25. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  26. Zoological Record
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