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

 
Validation of Roche immunoassay for severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 in South Africa  
Jurette S. Grove, Elizabeth S. Mayne, Wendy A. Burgers, Jonathan Blackburn, Sarika Jugwanth, Wendy Stevens, Lesley Scott, Anura David, Maemu Gededzha, Ian M. Sanne, Mpho R. Maphayi, Taryn Pillay, Jaya A. George
26 July 2021

Original Research

 
Evaluation of compliance to the World Health Organization’s five moments of hand hygiene: Cross-sectional observation of healthcare professionals  
Thabiso L.A. Bale, Tendani S. Ramukumba, Lutendo S. Mudau
26 July 2021

Case Report

 
Non-toxigenic Vibrio cholerae non-O1/non-O139 pseudo-bacteraemia in a neonate: A case report  
Wentzel B. Dowling, Mené Van der Westhuyzen, Michele Haumann, Kessendri Reddy
22 July 2021

Original Research

 
Seroprevalence and risk factors of hepatitis B, C and D virus infection amongst patients with features of hepatitis in a referral hospital in Botswana: A cross-sectional study  
Sajini Souda, Julius C. Mwita, Francesca Cainelli, Naledi B. Mannathoko, Motswedi Anderson, Sikhulile Moyo
19 July 2021

Original Research

 
A retrospective review of colistin utilisation at a tertiary care academic hospital in South Africa  
Liezl Majavie, Deanne Johnston, Angeliki Messina
18 June 2021

Original Research

 
Strong correlation between urine and vaginal swab samples for bacterial vaginosis  
Deshanta Naicker, Veron Ramsuran, Meleshni Naicker, Fazana Dessai, Jennifer Giandhari, Partson Tinarwo, Nathlee Abbai
17 June 2021

Review Article

 
A review on Trichomonas vaginalis infections in women from Africa  
Nonkululeko Mabaso, Nathlee S. Abbai
10 June 2021

Original Research

 
‘Mycoplasma hominis does not share common risk factors with other genital pathogens’: Findings from a South African pregnant cohort  
Meleshni Naicker, Fazana Dessai, Ravesh Singh, Nireshni Mitchev, Partson Tinarwo, Nathlee S. Abbai
19 May 2021

Original Research

 
The knowledge, attitudes and practices of doctors, pharmacists and nurses on antimicrobials, antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial stewardship in South Africa  
Reshma Balliram, Wilbert Sibanda, Sabiha Y. Essack
21 April 2021

Correspondence

 
Obesity and its implications for COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa  
Fiona A. van Vollenstee, Maria-Teresa van der Merwe
20 April 2021
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