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

The microbiological profile of necrotising fasciitis at a secondary level hospital in Gauteng  
Mbavhalelo C. Molewa, Agata Ogonowski-Bizos, Mariska Els, Cheryl M. Birtles, Molebogeng C. Kolojane
15 April 2024

Case Report

Lemierre’s syndrome: A rare complication of acute bacterial pharyngitis  
Pierre Joubert, Muhammed S. Moosa
09 April 2024

Original Research

Retention in care of infants diagnosed with HIV at birth: Beyond the diagnostic strategy  
Michael J. Christie, Nicolette M. du Plessis
30 March 2024


Misdiagnosis of non-tuberculous mycobacteria as tuberculous by the GeneXpert MTB/RIF Ultra: Fact or fiction?  
Christoffel J. Opperman, Zethembe Ntshangase, Minkie Gumede, Sarishna Singh, Yonas Ghebrekristos, Rob Warren, Wynand Goosen
29 March 2024


Type material of Plasmodium ovale sensu lato  
Miles B. Markus
29 March 2024

Case Report

A case of babesiosis in a returning traveller  
James W. Mac Donald, John A. Frean, John M. Ratabane, Bhavani Moodley, Karissa Mannaru, Guillaume E. Holz
28 March 2024

Brief Report

SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in adolescents living with perinatally acquired HIV  
Lisa Frigati, Leonore Greybe, Shaun Barnabas, Mark Cotton, Helena Rabie
26 March 2024

Brief Report

High seroprevalence of hepatitis E virus in the Free State province of South Africa  
Sindiswa S. Maphumulo, Dominique Goedhals, Cornel van Rooyen, Sabeehah Vawda
25 March 2024


Erratum: Investigation of two suspected diarrhoeal-illness outbreaks in Northern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces, South Africa, April–July 2013: The role of rotavirus  
Andronica M. Shonhiwa, Genevie Ntshoe, Noreen Crisp, Ayo J. Olowolagba, Vusi Mbuthu, Maureen B. Taylor, Juno Thomas, Nicola Page
15 March 2024

Original Research

Non-toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae endocarditis: A cluster of five cases  
Tamsin Lovelock, Mignon du Plessis, Clinton van der Westhuizen, Jacques T. Janson, Charlene Lawrence, Arifa Parker, Alfonso Pecoraro, Hans Prozesky, Anne von Gottberg, Jantjie Taljaard
21 February 2024
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