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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  • Daniel Młocicki
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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1.534 (2021)
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1.427 (2021)
Five year impact factor
17 days
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70,479 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1896-1851
Print ISSN
1230-2821
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