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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).

Thank you

The publisher and editorial staff offices are closed for the Holiday Season on the 21st of December 2017 and will reopen on the 8th of January 2018. During this time the journal website is fully functional for reading published articles and submitting new manuscripts but the processing of submissions will only commence from the 8th of January 2018. We would like to express our sincerest appreciation for the trust you have placed in us this year. Best wishes for the holidays.

ORCID Compliance 2018

The journal website will be upgraded in 2018, which will provide additional functionality and visual enhancements. It is compulsory that authors provide ORCID on the new website. The date for the upgrade will be confirmed. Learn more about ORCID’s.

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

Original Research
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV and its predictors among HIV-exposed infants at Bamenda Regional Hospital, Cameroon
Victor N. Fondoh, Njong A. Mom
Vol 6, No 1 (2017), 7 pages
Published: 2017-12-14

Original Research
Development of a real-time PCR assay and comparison to CHROMagarTM STEC to screen for Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in stool, Cape Town, South Africa
John B. Kalule, Karen H. Keddy, Anthony Smith, Mark P. Nicol, Lourens Robberts
Vol 6, No 1 (2017), 8 pages
Published: 2017-12-14

Honing in on disease etiology
Iruka N. Okeke
Vol 6, No 1 (2017), 2 pages
Published: 2017-12-08


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

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