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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Brief Report

Descriptive analysis of infections due to New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales in children at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital  
Leonore Greybe, James J.C. Nuttall, Adrian J. Brink, Hafsah D. Tootla
27 July 2022

Original Research

Hepatitis B vaccination coverage amongst healthcare workers in a tertiary academic hospital in Gauteng province, South Africa  
Lufuno L. Razwiedani, Ntlogeleng M. Mogale, Muthuhadini P.B. Mawela
27 July 2022


Corrigendum: Carriage of colistin-resistant Gram-negative bacteria in children from communities in Cape Town (Tuberculosis child multidrug-resistant preventive therapy trial sub-study)  
Yolandi Snyman, Andrew C. Whitelaw, Motlatji R.B. Maloba, Anneke C. Hesseling, Mae Newton-Foot
30 June 2022

Brief Report

Approach to the management of paediatric HIV spontaneous controllers  
Peter Zuidewind, Mark Cotton, Shaun Barnabas, Anita Janse van Rensburg, Gert van Zyl, Carli Gordijn
30 June 2022


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
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