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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Original Research

Retrospective review of bacteriological profiles and antibiogram in a tertiary neonatal unit  
Philile F. Buthelezi, Fathima Naby, Yashodhara Kannigan
08 December 2023

Original Research

Non-fermenter Gram-negative bacilli at a tertiary hospital, South Africa  
Sinenhlanhla Ndzabandzaba, Lesego Mothibi, Nina Von Knorring
20 November 2023

Case Report

Deeply jaundiced: Not so surgical after all  
Wesley P. Du Plessis, Sa’ad Lahri, Keethal Somers, Tamsin Lovelock
20 November 2023


Personal reflections on a new role in infectious diseases  
Mark F. Cotton
17 November 2023

Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to Reviewers  
Editoial Office
16 November 2023

Original Research

A descriptive study of vancomycin use at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town  
Leonore Greybe, Brian S. Eley, Hafsah D. Tootla, Anna M.M. Botha, Wisdom Basera, James J.C. Nuttall
06 November 2023

Case Report

Probable endometrial tuberculosis in a patient with rhupus  
Nimmisha Govind, Tamara Romanini, Lai Ling Winchow
26 October 2023

Case Report

A case of pericardial schistosomiasis and non-Hodgkin high grade B-cell lymphoma  
Michael J. Boyd, Marc Mendelson, Sipho K. Dlamini, Sean Wasserman, Ghaalied Fakier, Riyaadh Roberts, Nectarios S. Papavarnavas
29 September 2023

Original Research

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among pregnant women in an antenatal clinic in Durban, South Africa  
Sahra Ashkir, Tashlen Abel, Olive P. Khaliq, Jagidesa Moodley
31 August 2023

Case Report

Adult intussusception in the era of HIV/AIDS: A case report  
Tshepang A. Motsepe, Thekganang A. Machete, Noluthando Ziqubu
28 August 2023
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Posted: 2023-11-09

Event: Open Access Week 2023 - Embracing community over commercialisation


AOSIS is celebrating Open Access Week 2023! This year’s theme, ‘Community over Commercialisation’, aligns with our mission to democratise scholarly knowledge. We’ve curated three articles on open access  for you, please select each heading to read the full article:
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By reading these articles, you’ll expand your horizons and deepen your understanding of the open access landscape.

Posted: 2023-10-17

Event: Experience the excitement of AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023: Videos now available for viewing!


We are pleased to announce that the AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023 videos are ready for viewing. This year’s awards, divided into three videos, is hosted by AOSIS’ Executive Chairman, Dr Pierre de Villiers, and our Chief Executive Officer, Cecile de Villiers. The three award categories are the Journal Indexing Awards, Journal Article Citations Awards, and the Book Downloads Awards. We invite you to join us to recognise the remarkable achievements of our editors and authors at the AOSIS Laureatus Awards (click here). We eagerly anticipate observing the remarkable accomplishments that our editors and authors will achieve this year.

Posted: 2023-10-26

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