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The Korean J Vet Res publishes original articles, review articles, short communications and case reports.

Original articles

Original articles cover full reports of research work that must be written following the guidelines (Form of Manuscripts) with the minimum length that requires for precise description and clear interpretation of theoretical or experimental work. It should not exceed 3500 words from the introduction through discussion, a abstract of 200 words, 40 references, and 10 figures or tables.

Review articles

Review and monographs dealing with all aspects of veterinary sciences will be accepted, but subject to the approval of the Editor-in-Chief. Authoritative and critical reviews of the current state of knowledge are preferred. There is no prescribed layout for reviews, but the tables, and manner of citations should conform to the guidelines (Form of Manuscripts) for articles. Unsolicited reviews will normally only be accepted under special circumstances.

Short communication and case report

Short communications are intended to rapidly communicate novel ideas and results in new and developing areas of veterinary science, but which are insufficient to fill the requirements of a fulllength article. Case reports deal with important issues to clinicians and biomedical researchers. It should be exceed 1500 words from introduction through discussion, one-paragraph unstructured abstract of 100 words, 15 references, and 3 figures or tables. Each short communication and case report must have a short abstract of no more than 100 words. Do not use section heading in the body of the short communication and case report; introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion should be in a single section. The references section is identical to that of articles. To be considered for publication in the Korean J Vet Res, a single case report must meet the following requirements.

  1. Must describe a significantly novel presentation (clear pathological diagnosis required)
  2. Must describe a clinical technique or treatment that would significantly change the course and prognosis of the described disease (in this case more than one case recommended)
  3. Must be the definite first clinical report or first case(s) of diseases in a particular location with epidemiologic factor
  4. Must explain the best practice pursued


The Erratum section provides a means of correcting errors that occurred during the writing, typing, editing, or printing of a published article. Send Errata directly to the Editor-in-Chief. Please see a recent issue for correct formatting.


Retractions are reserved for major errors or breaches of ethics that, for example, may call into question the source of the data or the validity of the results and conclusions of an article. Send a Retraction and an accompanying explanatory letter signed by all of the authors directly to the Editor-in-Chief of the journal. The Editor who handled the paper and the chairman of the Editorial Board will be consulted.

Korean Journal of

Print ISSN: 2466-1384
Online ISSN: 2466-1392

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