Saudi Arabia is an Arab state in Western Asia, which is also known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Saudi Arabia is geographically the fifth-largest state in Asia and second-largest state in the Arab world. Saudi Arabia is sometimes called "the Land of the Two Holy Mosques". It is the only nation with both a Red Sea coast and a Persian Gulf coast. Petroleum was discovered in 1938. Saudi Arabia has since become the world's largest oil producer and exporter. Saudi Arabia has the fourth highest military expenditure in the world. A few Saudi women have risen to the top of the medical profession. Education is free at all levels. The school system is composed of elementary, intermediate, and secondary schools. The rate of literacy is 90.4% among males and is about 81.3% among females.
King Saudi University is a public university in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, founded in 1957. The annual Infectious Diseases and Microbiology meeting in the Kingdom designed to meet the needs of health professionals; particularly physicians, clinical microbiologists, researchers, and pharmacists, specializing in infectious diseases. The launch of many microbiology journals has facilitated the clinical and research updates to the readers over the world. The Volume of articles published by Saudi in various Microbiology journals will clearly denote the amount for research in the country.
Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences is an English journal published by King Saud University in collaboration with Elsevier. The list of Microbiology journals in Saudi is comprises of many indexed journals. Because of its quality publishing standards, Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology is included in the Saudi Microbiology journals list. The high volume of research and publication enabled various Microbiology journals Saudi to include in the list of Microbiology journals internationally.