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

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

Commentary

 
Theoretical origin of genetically homologous Plasmodium vivax malarial recurrences  
Miles B. Markus
30 March 2022

Original Research

 
A retrospective review of calls to the Poisons Information Helpline of the Western Cape during the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa  
Catharina E. du Plessis, Farah Mohamed, Cindy R. Stephen, Helmuth Reuter, Gonwayne Voigt, Daniel J. van Hoving, Carine J. Marks
30 March 2022

Opinion Paper

 
Treating bacterial infections with bacteriophages in the 21st century  
Christoffel J. Opperman, Justyna M. Wojno, Adrian J. Brink
29 March 2022

Original Research

 
Experiencing COVID-19 at a large district level hospital in Cape Town: A retrospective analysis of the first wave  
Nadè Claassen, Gerhard van Wyk, Sanet van Staden, Michiel M.D. Basson
29 March 2022

Original Research

 
SARS-CoV-2 infection in public hospital medical doctors in an Eastern Cape metro  
Ruan Spies, Matthew Potter, Sudarshan Govender, Luke Kirk, Simon Rauch, John Black
10 March 2022

Original Research

 
Antibiotic prescription for HIV-positive patients in primary health care in Mozambique: A cross-sectional study  
Candido Faiela, Esperanca Sevene
28 February 2022
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 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 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

Vlog: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases indexed in PubMed Central

 
 
Posted: 2022-01-28

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Posted: 2022-01-28
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