The African Journal of 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. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

The Togo national proficiency test pilot programme for basic clinical chemistry tests  
Kafui C. Kouassi, Améyo M. Dorkenoo, Komivi Gbada, Yaovi-Gameli Afanyibo, Minogblon Têko, Adjane Koura
24 June 2022

Lessons from the Field

Practical tips to using formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue archives for molecular diagnostics in a South African setting  
Barbara S. van Deventer, Lorraine du Toit-Prinsloo, Chantal van Niekerk
23 June 2022

Original Research

Delays in HIV-1 infant polymerase chain reaction testing may leave children without confirmed diagnoses in the Western Cape province, South Africa  
Kamela L. Mahlakwane, Wolfgang Preiser, Nokwazi Nkosi, Nasheen Naidoo, Gert van Zyl
23 June 2022

Opinion Paper

The time to address diagnostic needs in universal health coverage is now: Leveraging the scale up of national testing capacity for HIV viral load and SARS-CoV-2  
Francesco Marinucci, Jens Dhein
22 June 2022

Original Research

The application of sigma metrics in the laboratory to assess quality control processes in South Africa  
Marli van Heerden, Jaya A. George, Siyabonga Khoza
22 June 2022

Original Research

Implementation of a customised antimicrobial resistance laboratory scorecard in Cameroon, Ethiopia and Kenya  
André Trollip, Renuka Gadde, Tjeerd Datema, Kamau Gatwechi, Linda Oskam, Zachary Katz, Andrew Whitelaw, Peter Kinyanjui, Patrick Njukeng, Dawit A. Wendifraw, Ibrahimm Mugerwa, Grace Najjuka, Nicholas Dayie, Japheth A. Opintan, Heidi Albert
20 June 2022

Original Research

Childhood aplastic anaemia with paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria clones: A retrospective single-centre study in South Africa  
Candice L. Hendricks, Ashen Naidoo, Rajendra Thejpal, Nadine Rapiti, Beverley Neethling, Yasmin Goga, Suvarna Buldeo
06 June 2022

Original Research

Newly implemented community CD4 service in Tshwaragano, Northern Cape province, South Africa, positively impacts result turn-around time  
Lindi-Marie Coetzee, Naseem Cassim, Deborah K. Glencross
03 June 2022

Original Research

Aetiology of pancytopenia: Experience of a South African tertiary academic centre  
Erica-Mari Nell, Zivanai C. Chapanduka
31 May 2022

Original Research

Enhancing accreditation outcomes for medical laboratories on the Strengthening Laboratory Management Toward Accreditation programme in Kenya via a rapid results initiative  
Ernest P. Makokha, Raphael O. Ondondo, Daniel K. Kimani, Thomas Gachuki, Frank Basiye, Mercy Njeru, Muthoni Junghae, Marie Downer, Mamo Umuro, Margaret Mburu, Jane Mwangi
31 May 2022
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Posted: 2022-01-27

Press Release: AJLM welcomes new Editor-in-Chief


We welcome Professor Rajiv T. Erasmus as the new Editor-in-Chief of @AfrJLabMed, official journal of @ASLM_NewsRead more on the AOSIS News Centre.

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Call for Papers: Call for review articles.


We want to invite all prospective authors and researchers to submit their review articles towards the open access African Journal of Laboratory Medicine. Please refer to the submissions procedure when submitting your manuscripts. Read more on the AOSIS News Centre.

Posted: 2022-03-04

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