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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).

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


Africa CDC: Establishing Integrated Surveillance and Laboratory Networks for Rapid Disease Detection and Response, Control, Prevention, and Clinical Care in Africa
Timothy Amukele
Vol 6, No 1 (2017), 3 pages

Published: 2017-06-21

Brief Report
Failure of BACTEC™ MGIT 960™ to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex within a 42-day incubation period
Sharana Mahomed, Nomonde R. Dlamini-Mvelase, Moses Dlamini, Koleka Mlisana
Vol 6, No 1 (2017), 3 pages
Published: 2017-04-26

Lessons from the Field
Implementing SLMTA in the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service: lessons learned
Eric N. Wakaria, Charles O. Rombo, Margaret Oduor, Serah M. Kambale, Kimberly Tilock, Daniel Kimani, Ernest Makokha, Peter M. Mwamba, Jane Mwangi
Vol 6, No 1 (2017), 7 pages
Published: 2017-04-24


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

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