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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

January-March 2017| Vol 6| Issue 1

Original Research Article

Analysis of a novel multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay as a sensitive tool for the diagnosis of indeterminate and tuberculoid forms of leprosy

Objective/Background: Clinical diagnosis of indeterminate and tuberculoid leprosy is often difficult due to limited and confounding signs and symptoms. In the current study, we evaluated the u...


Original Research Article

Nontuberculous mycobacterial species and Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex coinfection in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Dr. Soetomo Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia

Objective/Background: The aim of this study was to analyze the detection of nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) species derived from sputum specimens of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) suspects. Inc...


Original Research Article

A first insight into the genetic diversity of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Veracruz, Mexico

Objective/Background: Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the most important infectious diseases. Although Mexico is one of the Latin American countries with the largest contribution to these stat...


Original Research Article

Are WHO approved nucleic acid amplification tests causing large-scale “false identification” of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis?: Programmatic experience from south india

Introduction: The nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs): Line probe assay and GeneXpert (Xpert) have evolved as the primary tool for identification of rifampicin (RIF)-resistant (RR) tubercu...


Original Research Article

Utility of QuantiFERON tuberculosis gold-in-tube test for detecting latent tuberculosis infection among close household contacts of confirmed tuberculosis patients in Accra, Ghana

Objective/Background: Introduction of the interferon gamma (IFN-γ) release assays with their higher sensitivity and specificity over the traditional tuberculin skin test has improved test...


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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, OpenJGate, TdNet

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

Features of Manuscript Management System


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