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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Helminthiasis, eosinophils, COVID-19 and vaccination  
Miles B. Markus
29 June 2022

Original Research

Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra and mycobacterial culture in routine clinical care at a paediatric hospital  
Anthony K. Enimil, James J.C. Nuttall, Chad M. Centner, Natalie Beylis, Brian S. Eley
20 June 2022

Opinion Paper

Limited syphilis testing for key populations in Zimbabwe: A silent public health threat  
Mathias Dzobo, Tafadzwa Dzinamarira, Grant Murewanhema, Roda Madziva, Helena Herrera, Godfrey Musuka
10 June 2022

Review Article

Prevalence and distribution of selected cervical human papillomavirus types in HIV infected and HIV uninfected women in South Africa, 1989–2021: A narrative review  
Rixongile R. Rikhotso, Emma M. Mitchell, Daniel T. Wilson, Aubrey Doede, Nontokozo D. Matume, Pascal O. Bessong
08 June 2022

Original Research

Anaesthetists’ knowledge of airborne infections  
Ahmed Elghobashy, Juan Scribante, Helen Perrie, Dorinka Nel
30 May 2022

Brief Report

The sting in the tail of severe falciparum malaria: Post-artesunate delayed haemolysis  
Yael Benjamin, David Stead
25 May 2022

Opinion Paper

COVID-19 death: A novel method of improving its identification when a patient has multiple diagnoses  
Nnabuike C. Ngene, Jagidesa Moodley
26 April 2022

Original Research

Vitamin D status and COVID-19 severity  
Senrina Kalichuran, Sarah A. van Blydenstein, Michelle Venter, Shahed Omar
26 April 2022

Brief Report

Identifying gaps in hand hygiene practice to support tailored target audience messaging in Soweto: A cross-sectional community survey  
Siobhan L. Johnstone, Nicola A. Page, Michelle J. Groome, Shabir A. Madhi, Portia Mutevedzi, Juno Thomas
31 March 2022

Original Research

Microbiologic characterisation of bacterial infections in children with atopic dermatitis  
Nkosinathi O. Zwane, Josiah T. Masuka, Antoinette V. Chateau, Anisa Mosam
31 March 2022
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 Press Release: Online Resource & News Portal - Department of Health, Republic of South Africa

Visit www.sacoronavirus.co.za for up to date information about the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hotline: 0800 029 999 | WhatsApp: 0600-123456  
Posted: 2022-01-28

Notification: FIDSSA Wisdom and Personal Reflection Series Published

This series, sub-edited by Tasha Koch (EHWOZA), Nelesh Govender (NICD) and Gary Reubenson (WITS), aimed to outline the diversity of career trajectories in infectious diseases in South Africa and provide a permanent library of mentor and mentee resources for FIDSSA members. Read the series articles in Vol 37, No 2 (2022).  
Posted: 2022-02-17

Call for Papers: Submit your latest original research

We invite all prospective authors to submit their latest original research towards the Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases. Read more on the AOSIS News Centre.  
Posted: 2022-02-02

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Posted: 2022-01-28
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