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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

April-June 2022| Vol 11| Issue 2

Study Protocol

A cluster randomized trial for improving mental health and well-being of persons affected by leprosy or buruli ulcer in Nigeria: A study protocol

This protocol describes a study in which we would assess the effect of using community lay counselors, self-help groups (SHGs), and trained frontline health workers to reduce mental disorders and im...

Review Article

Post tuberculosis chronic lung disease in tuberculosis HIV coinfected and non-HIV individuals in Sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Background: Post tuberculosis (TB) sequelae are faced by many individuals who survive TB. The most common of all is post-TB chronic lung disease (CLD) and pulmonary impairment. We reviewed st...

Original Article

Investigation of species distribution of nontuberculosis mycobacteria isolated from sputum samples in patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis

Aims: Rapid and accurate identification of mycobacteria is important for the species-specific treatment of the disease. The aim of this study was the identification at the species level of 34...

Original Article

Mycobacterium smegmatis strains genetically resistant to moxifloxacin emerge de novo from the moxifloxacin-surviving population containing high levels of superoxide, H2O2, hydroxyl radical, and Fe (II)

Background: The antibiotic-exposed bacteria often contain the reactive oxygen species (ROS), hydroxyl radical, which inflicts genome-wide mutations, causing the de novo formation of an...

Original Article

Knockdown of the Type-II Fatty acid synthase gene hadC in mycobacterium fortuitum does not affect its growth, biofilm formation, and survival under stress

Background: Mycobacterial fatty acid synthase Type-II (FAS-II) components are major virulence factors exploited as potential targets for developing novel antimycobacterial drugs. The FAS-II e...

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International Partner


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 centre, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

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, Web of Science

Features of Manuscript Management System

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