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About the Journal

ISSN 1027-3719 (Print) e-ISSN 1815-7920 (Online)

The IJTLD is the reference for clinical research and epidemiological studies on TB. It is also the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to lung health worldwide, including articles on TB-HIV and non tuberculosis related respiratory diseases such as asthma, acute respiratory infection, COPD, child lung health and the hazards of tobacco and air pollution – topics that reflect the wide scope of the activities of The Union and its members. 

Editor-in-Chief Prof. Giovanni Battista Migliori

Aims and Scope

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD) is owned and published by The Union. The IJTLD's main aim is the continuing education academics, clinicians and other health personnel, and the dissemination of the most up-to-date information in the fields respiratory diseases and lung health. It publishes original articles and commissioned reviews not only on the clinical and biological aspects of pneumology, but also on community aspects.

The IJTLD encourages submissions that incorporate:

  • Fundamental research,
  • The elaboration, implementation and assessment of field projects, and
  • Action programmes for TB control and the promotion of lung health.

Science citation index rating

The Impact Factor 2020 is 2.4.

Indexing and Abstracting Services

The Journal is indexed and/or abstracted in the following media: Medline, PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science, SciSearch®, Medical Documentation Service®, ISI Alerting Services, Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine, the Science Citation Index®, the SIIC databases, CLOCKSS and LOCKSS.

Other Information

  • Frequency: monthly
  • Circulation: 900 print and a global online audience (electronic Table of Contents delivered to 35,000 readers)
  • ISSN: print version 1027-3719; online version 1815-7920
  • Permission requests: contact IJTLD Editorial Office.

There is no charge for publishing up to 6 pp for original articles and 10 pp for invited reviews. Beyond this, the following author charges apply:

  • Excess page charge: 300 € per page
  • Online supplementary data: 250 € charge per 10 pp
  • Open Access: all Open Access articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted reuse, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.