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Table 8 Top 20 most productive institutions in Lassa fever research

From: Bibliometric analysis of global Lassa fever research (1970–2017): a 47 – year study

Instiution Country of residence No of documents %
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention USA 113 10.26
Bernhard Nocht Institut fur Tropenmedizin Hamburg Germany 61 5.54
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases USA 53 4.81
Scripps Research Institute USA 52 4.72
UT Medical Branch at Galveston USA 44 4.00
National Center for Infectious Diseases USA 34 3.09
National Institutes of Health. Bethesda USA 31 2.82
Tulane University USA 28 2.54
UCL (University College London) UK 27 2.45
Kenema Government Hospital Sierra Leone 24 2.18
Institute of Human Virology Nigeria 22 2.00
University of Ibadan Nigeria 18 1.63
Universitat Marburg Germany 18 1.63
Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital Nigeria 16 1.45
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine USA 15 1.36
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases USA 15 1.36
Zalgen Labs USA 14 1.27
Emory University USA 14 1.27
Institut Pasteur Paris France 14 1.27
Viral and Rickettsial Zoonoses Br. USA 14 1.27