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Clinical Chemistry (journal)

Clinical Chemistry is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering the field of clinical chemistry. It is the official journal of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry. The journal was first published in 1955 on a bi-monthly basis "to raise the level at which chemistry is practiced in the clinical laboratory"; monthly publication commenced in 1964.[1] The editor-in-chief is Nader Rifai (Harvard Medical School).

Clinical Chemistry  
Discipline Clinical chemistry, laboratory medicine
Language English
Edited by Nader Rifai
Publication details
Former name(s)
Clinical Chemist
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
Standard abbreviations
Clin. Chem.
ISSN 0009-9147 (print)
1530-8561 (web)
OCLC no. 01554929

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE and the Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 7.457.[2]


  1. ^ Rej, R. "Clinical Chemistry through Clinical Chemistry: A Journal Timeline". Clin Chem 50:2415-58 (2004)
  2. ^ "Clinical Chemistry". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016.

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