Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases History
Country Republic of Korea
Publisher The Korean Academy of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
Editor-in-chief --
Abbreviation Tuberc Respir Dis
Vernacular Journal Title 결핵
ISSN 0378-0066
Start Year 1954
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, previously named Tuberculosis, is one of the longest-standing scientific journals in Korea Tuberculosis was first published in 1954 by the Korean Tuberculosis Association. Approximately 2,000 copies of the first issue were printed in 1954, and the journal was subsequently published once or twice a year. In 1962, the management of Tuberculosis was transferred to the Korean Academy of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases under the title of Gyeolhaek Mit Hoheupgi Jilhwan (ISSN 0378-0066), which means ‘tuberculosis and respiratory diseases’ in Korean. The journal was published two or three times a year until 1964, quarterly from 1966, bimonthly from 1992, monthly from 1999, and quarterly since January 2015. In July 2004, the title was changed to Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases (Tuberc Respir Dis, ISSN 1738-3536), with broad updates in the size and cover of the journal. It is indexed in KoreaMed, Synapse, KoMCI, PubMed, PubMed Central, CrossRef, SCOPUS, EMBASE, CAS, Google Scholar.