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:

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

As of April 2nd 2020 the journal no longer considers manuscripts in the field of "Education in Microbiology". Please also note the journal does not accept manuscripts on protozoa/parasitology.

There are no publication charges to authors (except for open access publishing)

The journal considers for publication original research articles, short communications, reviews, and letters to the editor. For more info, check the submissions guidelines.

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

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Marina Baquerizo
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

2.428 (2019)
Impact factor
2.719 (2019)
Five year impact factor
35 days
Submission to first decision
144 days
Submission to acceptance
8,343 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1678-4405
Print ISSN
1517-8382
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. BIOSIS
  2. CAB Abstracts
  3. CNKI
  4. Current Contents/ Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
  5. Dimensions
  6. EBSCO Discovery Service
  7. EMBiology
  8. Elsevier Biobase
  9. Google Scholar
  10. IFIS Publishing
  11. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  12. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  13. Medline
  14. Meta
  15. Naver
  16. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  17. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  18. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  19. PubMedCentral
  20. SCImago
  21. SCOPUS
  22. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  23. UGC-CARE List (India)
  24. Zoological Record
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