ABOUT THE JOURNAL
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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LATEST ARTICLES

Original Research

 
Adverse effects of bedaquiline in patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis  
Razia Gaida, Ilse Truter, Charles A. Peters
14 October 2020

Review Article

 
Schistosomiasis infections in South African pregnant women: A review  
Melissa D. Bengu, Vinogrin Dorsamy, Jagidesa Moodley
23 September 2020

Original Research

 
Infectious disease consultations at a South African academic hospital: A 6-month assessment of inpatient consultations  
Lauren Richards, David C. Spencer, Jeremy S. Nel, Prudence Ive
09 September 2020

Original Research

 
A comparison of knowledge and practices of universal precautions among public sector health care workers in Ugu north sub-district, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (2010–2014)  
Renee Govender, Saloshni Naidoo
04 September 2020

Original Research

 
Interleukin-10 and tumour necrosis factor alpha promoter region polymorphisms and susceptibility to urogenital schistosomiasis in young Zimbabwean children living in Schistosoma haematobium endemic regions  
Amos Marume, Arthur Vengesai, Jaclyn Mann, Takafira Mduluza
03 September 2020

Original Research

 
Laboratory diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis in human immunodeficiency virus–seropositive patients: Correlation with the uniform case definition  
Mohammed Mitha, Melendhran Pillay, Julie Y. Moodley, Yusentha Balakrishna, Nathlee Abbai, Smita Bhagwan, Zaynah Dangor, Ahmed I. Bhigjee
26 August 2020

Original Research

 
Investigation of two suspected diarrhoeal-illness outbreaks in Northern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces, South Africa, April–July 2013: The role of rotavirus  
Andronica M. Shonhiwa, Genevie Ntshoe, Noreen Crisp, Ayo J. Olowolagba, Vusi Mbuthu, Maureen B. Taylor, Juno Thomas, Nicole A. Page
22 July 2020

Original Research

 
Knowledge and perceptions about schistosomiasis among primary school children and teachers in rural KwaZulu-Natal  
Edmore Mazani, Myra Taylor, Eyrun F. Kjetland, Patricia D. Ndhlovu
06 July 2020

Case Report

 
Aspergillus niger otomycosis in a child with chronic otitis externa  
Christoffel J. Opperman, Julie Copelyn
25 June 2020

Original Research

 
A dog bite study in a dog rabies-affected area in South Africa  
Jacqueline Weyer, Chantel A. le Roux, Charles Kajese, Lucy Fernandes
22 June 2020
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