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PLoS Pathogens

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 6 reviews)

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Duration first review round 1.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 2.0 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 4 days compare →
Characteristics of peer review process Click to compare
Average number of review reports 2.8 compare →
Average number of review rounds 2.3 compare →
Quality of review reports 3.5 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.7 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 4.0 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 6.7 weeks. Overall rating: 4 (very good). Outcome: Accepted.

Motivation:
Review process was constructive and reasonably efficient. Initial decision letter was worded exceptionally poorly, making standard revisions seem like a doomed outcome.

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Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
12
Articles published last year
630
Manuscripts received last year
2569
% accepted last year
25
% immediately rejected last year
n/a
Open access status
open access
Manuscript handling fee?
yes
Kind of complaint procedure
n/a

Aims and scope

The editor has not yet provided this information.