JJA Overview

Posting your articles on infectious diseases to The Japanese Journal of Antibiotics (JJA)

The Japanese Journal of Antibiotics (JJA) is a well-established academic journal with a 75-year history of publishing articles on anti-infective drugs (antibiotics, antimicrobials, antifungals, antivirals, etc., including vaccines), infection control (including on experimental infections) and bacteriological testing (testing techniques, antimicrobial sustainability reports) and case reports on infectious diseases.

Outline of the JJA

Year of launch:1947
Frequency:Quarterly (March, June, September and December)
Medium:Electronic journal only (since 2021)
JJA has been available on J-STAGE since Vol. 77, No. 1.
Languages:Japanese, English
Editor in chief:Naruhiko Ishiwada (Professor, Medical Mycology Research Center, Chiba University)
Publisher:Editorial Office, Japan Antibiotics, Research Association:
jja[at]antibiotics.or.jp (please change [at] to @)

Features of the JJA

Posting procedure:There are no detailed requirements (font, layout, etc.) for articles to be posted. You can complete the posting procedure simply by e-mailing your article.
Review:We have a meticulous peer review process to ensure a high rate of adoption.
Publication:You can publish your article without waiting for the relevant volume to be issued. Your finalized article will be made available in PDF format (free of charge after release of the relevant volume).
Publication fee:Your article will be reviewed free of charge (but you will have to pay the publication cost). There is no additional charge for a colored article.
Printing:Your article may be printed in units of 50 copies (for a fee).
Article search:Your article may be searched with Google Scholar.

The JAA is a well-established academic journal carrying a wide range of articles (original articles, case report, brief report, research report, review article, reference materials, proceedings) and case reports regarding basic/clinical research on anti-infective drugs, as well as bacteriological testing and infection control. Our robust peer review process ensures that the articles may be used as academic dissertations or for qualification in the relevant discipline. Other advantages include the short lead time from posting to acceptance/publication. Despite being a Japanese journal, you can also post your article in English.

Professor Emeritus, Teikyo University School of Medicine & Vice President/Professor, Teikyo Heisei University

Professor Emeritus, Yasuo Ono, Teikyo University School of Medicine & Vice President/Professor, Teikyo Heisei University

Notice of complete electronic journalization