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The International Journal of Mycobacteriology, a publication of Asian African Society of Mycobacteriology, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.ijmyco.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Scope of the journal
The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of Clinical and Epidemiological studies of Mycobacterial infection, Microbiology of mycobacterium, Epidemiology of mycobacterium, Molecular biology of mycobacterium, Clinical features of mycobacterium. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

Current Issue

July-September 2017| Vol 6| Issue 3

Review Article

Fighting tuberculosis by drugs targeting nonreplicating Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacilli

Current tuberculosis (TB) treatment requires 6 months of combination therapy with isoniazid (INH), rifampin (RIF), pyrazinamide (PZA), and ethambutol for active TB and 9 months of INH or 3 months of r...


Review Article

Challenges beyond elimination in leprosy

Every year >200,000 new leprosy cases are registered globally. This number has been fairly stable over the past 8 years. The World Health Organization has set a target to interrupt the transmissio...


Review Article

A neglected infection in literature: Childhood musculoskeletal tuberculosis – A bibliometric analysis of the most influential papers

Pediatric tuberculosis (TB) is known to have a wide range of presentations, and if left untreated, primary TB may lead to bone and joint involvement. The literature on this topic is very scarce, and n...


Original Article

Epidemiological and laboratorial profile of patients with isolation of nontuberculous mycobacteria

Background: An increase in NTM diseases in the international scenario has been observed in recent years. Aims: To analyze the epidemiological and laboratory profiles of patients with iso...


Original Article

An evaluation of innovative community-based approaches and systematic tuberculosis screening to improve tuberculosis case detection in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Background: National tuberculosis (TB) programmes globally rely heavily on passive case finding for detecting TB in the community as advocated by the World Health Organization (WHO). TB case de...


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Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, ProQuest, TdNet

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Emerging Sources Citation Index, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS

Features of Manuscript Management System


  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility though open access
  • Higher impact with wider visibility
  • Prompt review