40th Anniversary of the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Celebrating the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy’s 40th Anniversary

We have compiled a timeline to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC). The timeline highlights key milestones and articles in JAC’s history, including top cited, top downloaded and articles with high Altmetric scores. All articles featured in the timeline will be freely accessible until the 31st December 2016. Scroll right to start exploring.

Linezolid resistance in clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus

Linezolid is the first oxazolidinone antibiotic to be licensed for treatment of Gram-positive infections.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical strain with reduced vancomycin susceptibility

JAC describes a clinical strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin (MIC 8 mg/L).

J. D. Williams

J. D. Williams is JAC's first Editor-in-Chief.

Peter Donnelly

“Antimicrobial stewardship, or rather the lack of it, is the most important challenge today.” JAC welcomes Peter Donnelly as its new Editor-in-Chief.

Antibiotic prescribing for adults in ambulatory care in the USA, 2007–09

Which antibiotics are most commonly prescribed during ambulatory visits in the US? Find out in a study of antibiotic prescribing for adults in ambulatory care in the USA, 2007–09.

Impact Factor reaches 5.068

The Journal’s Impact Factor exceeds 5 for the first time.

Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson takes over as JAC’s Editor-in-Chief.

David Reeves

JAC welcomes David Reeves as its new Editor-in-Chief.

Martin Wood

Martin Wood becomes the new Editor-in-Chief of JAC.

Roger Finch

Roger Finch fulfils the role of JAC’s Editor-in-Chief.

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