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

Lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase and paraoxonase-1 levels in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease patients in Nigeria  
Promise C. Nwaejigh, Maria O. Ebesunun, Oluwaseye M. Oladimeji
17 July 2024

Original Research

Association between dyslipidemia and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: A case-control study in south-western Uganda  
Frank Ssedyabane, Thomas C. Randall, Joseph Ngonzi, Rogers Kajabwangu, Alexcer Namuli, Joy Muhumuza, Josephine N. Najjuma, Deusdedit Tusubira
16 July 2024

Review Article - Special Collection: Transforming African LDS with DT and AI

Advances in estimating plasma cells in bone marrow: A comprehensive method review  
Ethan J. Gantana, Ernest Musekwa, Zivanai C. Chapanduka
11 July 2024

Original Research

Invisible and undervalued: A qualitative study of laboratory workers’ experiences and perceptions of laboratory strengthening in Sierra Leone  
Mohamed B. Jalloh, Eva Vernooij, Alice Street
31 May 2024

Case Study

Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness with a variable presentation across three generations within a pedigree, South Africa  
Herbert Makgopa, Tanja Kemp, Surita Meldau, Engela M. Honey, Bettina Chale-Matsau
29 May 2024

Original Research

Field study to determine the reliability of HIV viral load results shows minimal impact of delayed testing in South Africa  
Diana R. Hardie, Howard Newman, Joanna Reid, Nei-Yuan Hsiao, Gert van Zyl, Lucia Hans, Jasantha Odayar, Stephen Korsman
28 May 2024

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Vol 12, No 1  
Editorial Office
15 May 2024

Original Research

Effect of COVID-19 lockdown on glycated haemoglobin testing and utilisation in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa  
Rucita Severaj, Verena Gounden
13 May 2024

Brief Report

Diagnostic cut-off value of haemoglobin A1c for diabetes mellitus in Harare, Zimbabwe  
Chido W. Bvumbi, Vinie Kouamou, Ngalulawa Kone, Trust Zaranyika, Lloyd Bowora, Hilda T. Matarira, Raylton P. Chikwati
23 April 2024

Original Research

Antimicrobial resistance trends in clinical Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Ethiopia  
Abera A. Kitaba, Zelalem T. Bonger, Degefu Beyene, Zeleke Ayenew, Estifanos Tsige, Tesfa Addis Kefale, Yonas Mekonnen, Dejenie S. Teklu, Elias Seyoum, Abebe A. Negeri
27 March 2024
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 Call for Papers: ‘African Journal of Laboratory Medicine’ (AJLM) 2024 Special Collection: Extended submissions deadline


AOSIS calls on all authors to participate in the 2024 special collection that will be published in the open-access scholarly journal African Journal of Laboratory Medicine (AJLM): Transforming African laboratory diagnostic systems through digital technology and artificial intelligence.


Submissions open: 01 March 2024

Extended submissions deadline: 31 July 2024

Notification of final decision: 31 August 2024

Expected publication date: 06 December 2024


Read the full call.

Posted: 2024-06-19

Press Release: ASLM CEO Nqobile Ndlovu Unpacks Our Journey and Impact on Health Diagnostics across Africa


Dive into the inspiring origin story of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine with our CEO, Nqobile Ndlovu, MPH. Watch as he unpacks our journey and highlights how we have been pioneering advancements in health diagnostics across Africa. Watch the video here.

Posted: 2024-07-05

Press Release: Exciting update!

Our past two editorials for the Journal of Applied Neurosciences are available! Discover the vision and mission behind our new journal and the innovative research we aim to showcase in neuroscience and other biological underpinnings of human behaviour. Read the insightful editorials by our Editor-in-Chief, Dirk J. Geldenhuys, and learn more about our journey and goals. Check it out here: journalofappliedneurosciences.org  
Posted: 2024-05-20 More...

Press Release: The wait is over!

The wait is finally over! We are proud to introduce the African Journal of Creative Economy, your new go-to source for the latest research and insights in Cultural Economics, Creative Industries, Arts and Culture Management and Cultural Studies and Cultural Policy. Explore our inaugural editorial by Jeanette D. Snowball and Richard Haines, featuring pioneering studies and expert opinions. Don't miss out on the start of something big! Visit ajce.africa  
Posted: 2024-05-17 More...

Notification: Exploring the Rich Tapestry of Research History: Rediscover Timeless Insights

Embark on a journey through the annals of research history! Our journal's archives hold a wealth of knowledge waiting to be rediscovered. From pioneering studies to timeless insights, explore the foundations of today's discussions. Join us in celebrating research history and uncovering the gems that continue to shape our understanding.  
Posted: 2024-05-16 More...
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