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The editors are pleased to inform that Pathogens has received a first Impact Factor of 3.405, as published in the 2018 Edition of the Journal Citation Reports®, released just now. Pathogens ranks 45th out of 133 (Q2) titles in the 'MICROBIOLOGY' category.
Thank you to the authors, editorial board members and reviewers for their contribution in achieving this milestone for Pathogens.