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

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


COVID-19 and the uniqueness of South Africa  
Jarrod Zamparini, Jacqui Venturas, Nina Diana
15 June 2020


COVID-19: Guidelines for pharmacists in South Africa  
Natalie Schellack, Monique Coetzee, Gustav Schellack, Michelle Gijzelaar, Zeenat Hassim, Marnus Milne, Elmien Bronkhorst, Neelaveni Padayachee, Nirasha Singh, Sonya Kolman, Andrew L. Gray
10 June 2020