Brief Report

Last Update: 2022-08-02 09:03:35

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  • Short manuscripts definitively documenting either experimental results or informative clinical observations will be considered for publication in this category.
  • Brief Reports are not intended to allow publication of incomplete or preliminary findings.
  • The review process is equally rigorous as for Regular Articles, and the acceptance rate is lower.
  • Another name of this type is "Brief communication"


Abstracts must not exceed 200 words and should be a single paragraph with no subheadings. 

Full text:

Brief reports may contain:

  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • A combined Results and Discussion section
  • Acknowledgments
  • Authorship Contributions
  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
  • References
  • In a brief report, the maximum number of:
    • Tables or figures are 2
    • References are 20

Word Count: 

For more information about the standard word count of this article type, please refer here.