Editorial Policies


Journal of Basic Medical Veterinary (JBMV) published original articles, review articles, and case reports in Indonesian or English version. The scope of JBMV has a broad coverage of relevant topics across veterinary basic medical sciences which includes: preclinical and paraclinical disciplines i.e. Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, and Medical Education.


Original Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Articles

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Case Report

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Journal of Basic Medical Veterinary (JBMV) is published twice a year in June and December.


Journal of Basic Medical Veterinary (JBMV) provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Journal of Basic Medical Veterinary (JBMV) utilizes the PKP PN, LOCKSS, and CLOCKSS systems to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.


The International Comittee for Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) have guidelines that this journal adheres to when handling cases of research and publishing misconduct, among other areas of publication ethics.

High ethical criteria must be followed in order for any study to be examined and approved. The work presented in your article has to have been conducted in compliance with EC Directive 86/609/EEC for animal experiments and The Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association (Declaration of Helsinki) for research involving humans.

Journal of Basic Medical Veterinary (JBMV) published scientific articles expected to meet standards of academic excellence. It is necessary to equate stakeholders' views in an ethical standard to avoid problems in the future. This statement is adopted under COPE's Best Practice Guidelines policies in publications, including the authors, editors (reviewers), reviewers (peer reviewers), and publisher.

The author is required to submit the original work (no plagiarism) and not partially or fully published in other journals until the JBMV provides an answer to the eligibility of the article. Each name in the article must have a contribution to the research and the writing of scientific work, such as developing the concept, creating the design, collecting data, analyzing data, interpreting data, and making a conclusion. To those who play an essential role in the research but have no function as an author (example: funders), their names can be embedded in acknowledgments. The corresponding author is responsible for the research and writing of the manuscript.

Authors are required to cite the literature that affects the articles. The articles must follow the review process by reviewers and peer reviewers. Manuscripts that submit to the JBMV are not being sent to other scientific journals, are not being assessed by a journal, or have never is published or are being planned to be published in other scientific journals. If a small part of the data has been published, the source must be given written thanks in the acknowledgment of the article. If the data is reprocessed from a source, permission from the author is needed. Approval of the Ethical Commission must be stated (number and institution) if the manuscript is constructed based on research using live animals.
If the author discovers and is aware of the article's mistakes or errors, they must notify the chief editor to withdraw, clarify, and correct the article. If necessary, the author must be willing to apologize for the mistakes. Requests to reduce, add, or change the author's composition for articles, must be approved by the chief editor and prepared before the article is published.

The reviewer plays a role in providing input and assisting the editors in making policies on the articles reviewed in addition to helping authors improve the quality of their articles.
The reviewer should inform the editors about the appropriateness and ability to review the articles sent to them. All articles which are undergoing an editing process must be kept confidential. The editing process should be carried out objectively by giving a reason, and not criticizing the author personally. The reviewer must have no personal interest in the research conducted by the author or the research funder. If the article is not suitable enough to be published, the article's confidentiality must still be maintained, so others will not use it without the author's permission.

The editors are responsible and have full authority in accepting or rejecting a manuscript sent by the authors. An assessment of a manuscript must still prioritize the scientific value, leaving aside personal and commercial interests. If the manuscript is not suitable enough to be published, the editors must keep the confidentiality of the manuscript, so that it is not used by others, unless they get permission by the authors. The editors must fully keep the principle of blind review.

As the publisher of the JBMV, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Airlangga always encourages editors to obey with predetermined scientific writing procedures.
The publisher, in collaboration with the authors and editors in charge of maintaining academic integrity throughout the publication process. The publisher also maintains the quality of the journal and provides policies that encourage the development of the journal.

Animal Ethics           
Research involving experimental animals be carried out following animal ethics and welfare. Experimental animals must be appropriately treated and minimizing the pain that might arise during the treatment. The utilization of experimental animals must be following local, national, and international regulations. The authors must make a statement, including the name of the ethical authority and the consent number; the trial is carried out in compliance with animal ethics and welfare.

Hazards Animal/Human Subjects
- The authors should make any mention of chemicals, processes, or equipment that pose an extraordinary risk clear and prominent in the manuscript.
- The authors should need explicit permission from the source or the authorities before publishing case specifics or private information.
- The authors must give editors all required permissions upon request.


No fee for article processing charges for each accepted article.


As per the protocol of this journal, all submitted manuscripts are checked for plagiarism using TURNITIN. The similarity report should be less than 20%. The Editor-in-Chief use this similarity reports as a preliminary plagiarism check. During the peer review process, the technical reviewer is assigned to check if there is plagiarism. A final plagiarism screening will be conducted after the author(s) has revised their manuscript .


Journal of Basic Medical Veterinary (JBMV) conducts a double-blind review process. A paper's publication is determined by peer review and editorial evaluation. A paper's publication is determined by peer review and editorial evaluation. First, an editorial committee made up of editorial staff members evaluates each paper. The main goal is to determine which papers should be sent for peer review and to make a prompt conclusion about those that shouldn't. 

Initial Editorial Assessment
Journal Basic of Medical Veteriner perform an initial reviews as initial editorial assessment process by editor-in-chief and editors to determine whether to reject the article or send it for peer review. The three key points are language, scope, and guideline compliance. An author may occasionally receive a paper back asking for changes so that editors can decide whether or not to send it out for review. After submitting their work, authors should anticipate hearing back from the initial editorial assessment step of the review process in one to two weeks.

Review Process
Peer review will begin once the paper clears the initial editorial assessment. Each paper underwent a minimum of two reviews, chosen for their respective areas of expertise, as part of the peer-review process. Double-blind reviews are used for all reviews, meaning that neither the authors nor the peer reviewers are aware of each other's identities. After the review request was received, the reviewers had three weeks to finish the review in each reviewing round.

Decision-Making Process
The peer reviewer's recommendations determine whether an article is accepted for publication; two acceptance recommendations are necessary. The editor is entitled to request the opinion of a third reviewer if the recommendations from the first two reviewers differ. The editor-in-chief, editorial committee (national or international advisory board), and reviewers' recommendations are taken into consideration before making the ultimate choice to publish.

The editor can reject the manuscript at this stage:
1. Initial submission if it does not fit the focus and scope of the journal;
2. Peer-review process decisions;
3. The revision of the manuscript does not conform to peer-reviewed advice;
4. The author does not follow the editor's instructions according to deadlines.
The editor will send a notification of the rejection of the manuscript to the author through OJS.

The decision of the editorial board is absolute and free of conflicts of interest.

The article review process usually takes an average of 12 weeks. This review period depends on the editors' and reviewers' duration in reviewing the manuscript.