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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

October-December 2018| Vol 7| Issue 4

Review Article

Meta-narrative review of molecular methods for diagnosis and monitoring of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment in adults

Early and accurate diagnosis and rigorous clinical and microbiological monitoring of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment can curb morbidity and mortality. While others are still unde...


Original Article

Crystal violet decolorization assay for rapid detection of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates: A multicenter study

Background: Effective control of tuberculosis is achieved by early diagnosis and drug susceptibility testing for initiation of appropriate treatment. The performance of crystal violet decolor...


Original Article

Profile of drug-resistant-conferring mutations among new and previously treated pulmonary tuberculosis cases from Aligarh region of Northern India

Background: The prevalence of multidrug-resistant-tuberculosis (MDR-TB) among new and previously treated cases is increasing worldwide as well as in India. Rapid detection of MDR-TB allows th...


Original Article

Nitrate and nitrite reductase activities of Mycobacterium avium

Background: In spite of the fact that the standard test for nitrate reductase activity is negative for Mycobacterium avium, it can grow in a defined minimal medium with either nitrate ...


Original Article

Mitigating polymerase chain reaction/amplicon contamination in a high-risk high-burden mycobacterial reference laboratory in a resource-limited setting

Background: Nucleic acid amplification techniques have become important machineries in the diagnosis of several diseases in clinical laboratories. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) contaminatio...


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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, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Netherlands ISSN center , ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Index Copernicus, 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