Publication frequency

The Journal of Medical Laboratory Science and Technology of South Africa (JMLSTSA) is published bi-annually.

 

Open access policy

JMLSTSA provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Abbreviation 

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is JMLSTSA

 

ISSN

The international standard serial number (ISSN) for The Journal of Medical Laboratory Science and Technology of South Africa is ISSN 2664-2549

 

SUBMISSION POLICIES

Original research articles, review articles, brief reviews, technical reports, book reviews and case reviews are invited and should be submitted online at https://jmlstsa.smltsa.org.za. Manuscripts are submitted on the understanding that they have not, and will not, be published elsewhere.The Editor retains the right to modify the style and length of the submitted manuscript (major changes being agreed with the correspondingauthor) and to decide the time of publication.

The JMLSTA publishes all material on the understanding that the design of the work has been approved by a relevant ethics committee and/or it conforms to the professional standards and legislation currently applied in the country of origin.

 

Authors are requested to read the following guidelines carefully and to adhere to the requirements herein. Failure to comply may lead to a delay in publication.

PDF proofs will be uploaded to https://jmlstsa.smltsa.org.za for author/s comments and/or corrections. If no comments are received within three(3) days the editor/publisher will assume that the author/s accept the layout and that no changes need to be made. The JMSTSA reserves the right to make the final decision about matters of style, layout and the size of figures.

 

Copyright on all published material belongs to the Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists of South Africa.

 

It is understood that all proprietary rights other than copyright are reserved to the authors, as well as the right to reproduce original figures and tables from this item in their future works, provided full credit is given to the original publication; Journal of Medical Science and Technology of South Africa ISSN 2664-2549.

 

In consideration of the reviewing and editing done by the editors of JMLSTSA, the author/s are required to transfer, assign, or otherwise convey all copyright ownership world-wide, in all languages, to the Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists of South Africa, in the event that this manuscript is accepted for publication.

If the manuscript has been commissioned by another person or organisation or if it has been written as part of the duties of an employee, full authorization must be given by the representative of the commissioning organisation or employer, before the manuscript is published by the Journal of Medical Science and Technology of South Africa.