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The African Journal of Laboratory Medicine, the official journal of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine, focuses on the role of the laboratory and its professionals in the clinical and public healthcare sectors, and is specifically based on an African frame of reference.

Editor-in-Chief: Iruka N Okeke, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Managing Editor: Bethanie Rammer, African Society for Laboratory Medicine, United States

Affiliation and official publication: African Society for Laboratory Medicine (Ethiopia).

Now included in PubMed Central® (PMC)

AOSIS is proud to announce that the African Journal of Laboratory Medicine is now included in PubMed Central® (PMC). PMC is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). View the PMC profile.

Special Issue Call for Papers on "African laboratories in antimicrobial resistance surveillance"

Submissions deadline: January 31, 2018. We seek papers focusing on the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in any organism type, including bacteria and mycobacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses, as well as manuscripts with a cross-cutting focus. Read the full call for papers here.

Latest articles

Lessons from the Field
Task-shifting point-of-care CD4+ testing to lay health workers in HIV care and treatment services in Namibia
Francina Kaindjee-Tjituka, Souleymane Sawadogo, Graham Mutandi, Andrew D. Maher, Natanael Salomo, Claudia Mbapaha, Marytha Neo, Anita Beukes, Justice Gweshe, Alexinah Muadinohamba, David W. Lowrance
Vol 6, No 1 (2017), 5 pages
Published: 2017-09-18

Original Research
National laboratory policies and plans in sub-Saharan African countries: gaps and opportunities
Pascale Ondoa, Ankie van der Broek, Christel Jansen, Hilde de Bruijn, Constance Schultsz
Vol 6, No 1 (2017), 20 pages
Published: 2017-07-31

Case Studies
Cylindrocarpon lichenicola keratomycosis in Nigeria: the challenge of limited access to effective antimicrobials
Emmanuel O. Irek, Temitope O. Obadare, Patrick A. Udonwa, Olajumoke Laoye, Oyekola V. Abiri, Adenike O. Adeoye, Aaron O. Aboderin
Vol 6, No 1 (2017), 3 pages
Published: 2017-07-11


ISSN: 2225-2002 (print) | ISSN: 2225-2010 (online)

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