The Journal of Medical Laboratory Science & Technology of South Africa is published under the auspices of the Society of Medical Laboratory Technology of South Africa.

In this realm, it is supported by the Pathology disciplines covering the disciplines registered under the Health Professional Council of South Africa such as Haematology, Chemistry, Histology, Cytology, Cytogenetics, Microbiology, Virology, Molecular Biology, Immunohaematology and related fields.

The journal provides a platform for multi-disciplinary articles in research or on a diagnostic level. It supports primary scientific articles, technical reports, short communications and review articles.

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Weighing in on COVID-19

Weighing in on COVID-19 Think of those fighting on the frontlines On 11 March 2020, the Coronavirus or COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. The last time this happened was 11 years ago and for many, COVID-19 is something of a new and unexpected threat. It seems to have...

Healthy homes and facilities to reduce infection risk

With the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions moving to Level 4, many South Africans are inevitably going to be exposed to more risk of exposure and transfer. This is already apparent when looking at the increase in cases since 5 May 2020. It is imperative that South Africans battle these heightened risks by keeping their homes and facilities not only clean but sanitised too.

Operation WarHorse – providing a South African pipeline for essential goods

Operation WarHorse – providing a South African pipeline for essential goods An initiative to develop a freight pipeline to bring vital, essential and medical supplies to South Africa utilising special airfreight charters has been launched as an initiative by the South...

Deep Heat – Your trusted brand has a fresh new look

Deep Heat – Your trusted brand has a fresh new look Cape Town, May 2020: Mentholatum SA, a health and wellness company and the makers of Deep Heat, has announced the launch of its new Deep Heat product packaging. The packaging upgrade and refined logo covers the...

Lack of supplier development leads to critical pharmaceutical shortages in COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted a lack of supplier development in South African supply chains. This has contributed to shortages of critical pharmaceutical components like the active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in medicines, according to SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management.

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