The Brazilian Journal of Microbiology is an international peer reviewed journal that covers a wide-range of research on fundamental and applied aspects of microbiology. Manuscripts should be submitted to one of the following sections:

  • Bacterial and Fungal Pathogenesis
  • Bacterial, Fungal and Virus Molecular Biology
  • Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Food Microbiology
  • Fungal and Bacterial Physiology
  • Human Microbiome
  • Veterinary Microbiology

This is the official publication of the Brazilian Society of Microbiology.

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  • Our journal publishes advances of broad interest across the entire field of microbiology (excluding protozoa and parasitology).
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Editor-in-Chief
  • Jorge Luiz Mello Sampaio,
  • Luiz Henrique Rosa
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

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2.476 (2020)
Impact factor
3.391 (2020)
Five year impact factor
38 days
Submission to first decision
159 days
Submission to acceptance
85,973 (2020)
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Electronic ISSN
1678-4405
Print ISSN
1517-8382
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