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

Comparison of commercial assays and two-step approach to detect Clostridioides difficile in South Africa  
Sarishna Singh, Mae Newton-Foot, Pieter Nel, Colette Pienaar
29 September 2022

Original Research

Red blood cell alloimmunisation in multi-transfused patients from an haemodialysis service in Burkina Faso  
Koumpingnin Nebie, Salam Sawadogo, Salifo Sawadogo, Jérôme Koulidiati, Habi Y.A. Lengani, Abdoul G. Sawadogo, Jérôme Babinet, Mohammed Khalloufi, Saliou Diop, Eléonore Kafando
26 September 2022

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Audit of amylase and lipase requests in suspected acute pancreatitis and cost implications, South Africa  
Annie E. Cook, Thumeka P. Jalavu, Annalise E. Zemlin
26 September 2022

Original Research

Human herpes virus type-6 is associated with central nervous system infections in children in Sudan  
Nada A. Abdelrahim, Nahla Mohamed, Magnus Evander, Clas Ahlm, Imad M. Fadl-Elmula
22 September 2022

Original Research

Effect of sputum quality and role of Xpert® MTB/RIF assay for detection of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in same-day diagnosis strategy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  
Waganeh Sinshaw, Abebaw Kebede, Adane Bitew, Mengistu Tadesse, Zemedu Mehamed, Ayinalem Alemu, Bazezew Yenew, Misikir Amare, Biniyam Dagne, Getu Diriba, Ephrem Tesfaye, Dinka F. Gamtesa, Yeshiwork Abebaw, Helina Mollalign, Getachew Seid, Muluwork Getahun
31 August 2022

Original Research

Global Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Surveillance System on the African continent: Early implementation 2017–2019  
Barbara Tornimbene, Sergey Eremin, Reuben Abednego, Elamin O. Abualas, Ilhem Boutiba, Abiodun Egwuenu, Walter Fuller, Laetitia Gahimbare, Susan Githii, Watipaso Kasambara, Chileshe Lukwesa-Musyani, Fidy A. Miamina, Sekesai Mtapuri-Zinyowera, Grace Najjuka, Olga Perovic, Bassem Zayed, Yahaya A. Ahmed, Maha T. Ismail, Carmem L. Pessoa da Silva
31 August 2022

Original Research

GeneXpert rollout in three high-burden tuberculosis countries in Africa: A review of pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosis and outcomes from 2001 to 2019  
Victor Williams, Marianne Calnan, Bassey Edem, Chukwuemeka Onwuchekwa, Chika Okoro, Christine Candari, Rhodora Cruz, Kennedy Otwombe
30 August 2022

Lessons from the Field

Tuberculosis-loop-mediated isothermal amplification implementation in Cameroon: Challenges, lessons learned and recommendations  
Valerie F. Donkeng-Donfack, Suzanne M. Ongoulal, Yvonne J. Djieugoue, Yannick K. Simo, Henri Manga, Danielle A.D. Tollo, Edwige M.A. Belinga, Vincent Mbassa, Jean L. Abena, Sara Eyangoh
26 August 2022

Original Research

Bacteriological profile and antibiogram of blood culture isolates from bloodstream infections in a rural tertiary hospital in Nigeria  
Oluwalana T. Oyekale, Bola O. Ojo, Adewale T. Olajide, Oluwatoyin I. Oyekale
24 August 2022

Original Research

Hepatitis B virus infection and HBeAg positivity among pregnant women in South West Uganda  
Naome Mugabiirwe, Rogers Kalyetsi, Richard Ayella, James Obote, Frank Ssedyabane
18 August 2022
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