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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: John Nkengasong, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Managing Editor: Bethanie Rammer, African Society for Laboratory Medicine, United States

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

Call for papers

Special issue on strengthening tuberculosis diagnostic networks in Africa.
The primary goal of this special issue is to exchange information on the latest fundamental advances in local laboratory service-delivery networks working with TB diagnostics (improved case detection) and TB diagnosis (linkage to treatment). Submissions deadline: 15 May 2016. Read call for papers>>

Latest articles

Lessons from the Field
Implementation of the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa Stepwise Laboratory Quality Improvement Process Towards Accreditation
Jean-Bosco Ndihokubwayo, Talkmore Maruta, Nqobile Ndlovu, Sikhulile Moyo, Ali Ahmed Yahaya, Sheick Oumar Coulibaly, Francis Kasolo, David Turgeon, Angelii P. Abrol
Vol 5, No 1 (2016), 8 pages
Published: 2016-05-20

Original Research
Evaluating laboratory request forms submitted to haematology and blood transfusion departments at a hospital in Northwest Nigeria
Feyisayo Jegede, Henry A. Mbah, Ado Dakata, Dalhatu H. Gwarzo, Surajudeen A. Abdulrahman, Aisha Kuliya-Gwarzo
Vol 5, No 1 (2016), 6 pages
Published: 2016-05-12

Lessons from the Field
Development of immunohistochemistry services for cancer care in western Kenya: Implications for low- and middle-income countries
Kirtika Patel, R. Matthew Strother, Francis Ndiangui, David Chumba, William Jacobson, Cecelia Dodson, Murray B. Resnic, Randall W. Strate, James W. Smith
Vol 5, No 1 (2016), 7 pages
Published: 2016-05-04


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

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