About the Journal

Community Acquired Infection, a publication of Scholar Media Publishing Co. Ltd (SMP), is a peer-reviewed online journal with continuous publishing. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.caijournal.com. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.

Aim and Scope

Community acquired infection (CAI) focuses on the infection problems caused by the current aging population, the abuse of antibiotics, and the continuous generation and variation of new pathogenic microorganisms. It is committed to building a communication platform for infection related scientists, clinicians and experts in infection control and public health from three aspects: basic research, transformation research and clinical research.
CAI publishes research related to infections happened in community (not happened in hospital), such as infectious diseases (COVID-19, HIV, hepatitis, etc.), infections occurring in different parts of the body (skin, abdominal cavity), infections of special populations (the elderly, children, etc.), the use of antibiotics, detection of pathogenic microorganisms, etc.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered and included by the following services or databases:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data, J-Gate