The Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases (SAJID) publishes topics on all aspects of infectious diseases, particularly those of importance to the FIDSSA societies. Topics around infection include clinical and epidemiological aspects of communicable diseases, laboratory diagnosis of infections, characterisation of infective agents by molecular techniques and the study of transmission patterns of pathogens in institutional and community settings. View our Editorial Team.

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Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editorial Office
22 December 2021


Progress with the Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases: Where are we in 2021?  
Charles Feldman
17 December 2021

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Exogenous fungal endophthalmitis in a potato farm worker  
Ghowa Booley, Raphael Chanda, Priscilla Daries, Clive Misland, Adrian J. Brink, Leandri Linde, Christoffel J. Opperman
17 December 2021

Original Research

Trends in the epidemiology of urinary tract infections in pregnancy at a tertiary hospital in Johannesburg: Are contemporary treatment recommendations appropriate?  
Trusha Nana, Shastra Bhoora, Vindana Chibabhai
09 December 2021

Review Article

Sexually transmitted infections in pregnant women from sub-Saharan Africa  
Bongekile Ngobese, Nathlee S. Abbai
29 November 2021

Original Research

Prevalence, incidence and seroconversion of HIV and Syphilis infections among pregnant women of South Africa  
Monjurul Hoque, Muhammad E. Hoque, Guido van Hal, Somaya Buckus
24 November 2021

Original Research

Impact of an antibiotic stewardship programme in a surgical setting  
Muhammad A. Bashar, Jacqui Miot, Evan Shoul, Robyn L. van Zyl
24 November 2021


South Africa’s capacity to conduct antimicrobial stewardship  
Sarentha Chetty
28 September 2021

Original Research

Rapid survey to determine the predictive factors of vaccination coverage in children aged 0 to 59 months in Guinea  
Abdoulaye Touré, Ibrahima Camara, Alioune Camara, Mariama Sylla, Mamadou S. Sow, Alpha K. Keita
26 August 2021

Original Research

Indications and diagnostic value of bone marrow examination in HIV-positive individuals: A 3-year review at Tygerberg Hospital  
Ibtisam Abdullah, Nadhiya Subramony, Ernest Musekwa, Erica-Mari Nell, Fatima Alzanad, Carissa Chetty, Ethan Gantana, Robert K. Lohlun, Wardah Cerfontein, Bridget Cochrane, Zivanai C. Chapanduka
23 August 2021