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African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology is the official Journal of the African Society for Clinical Microbiology. It publishes original research, review papers, case reports/series, short communications and letters to the editors, in all aspects of Medical Microbiology including Bacteriology, Virology, Rickettsiology and Chlamydiology, Mycology, Mycobacteriology and Actinomycetes, Parasitology, Molecular Genetics in relation to microorganisms and humans, Clinical Microbiology and Clinical Veterinary Microbiology, and Public Health Microbiology.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to the Journal are first scrutinized by the Editorial Board for suitability of publication within the scope of the Journal and for manuscript preparation in line with the Journal guideline. Successful manuscripts are then sent to a minimum of two independent assessors for peer review in a blinded manner. Two assessors’ reports must agree for the Board to make a decision concerning acceptance or rejection of a manuscript. The review process takes between 4 to 6 weeks for completion.

 

Publication Frequency

This journal publishes quarterly.

 

Editorial Board and Staff

Chairman:

Prof. Rasheed A. Bakare
Department of Medical Microbiology,
College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Editor-in-Chief:

Prof. Samuel S. Taiwo
Department of Medical Microbiology,
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) and Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, Nigeria

Editorial Advisers

Prof. Daniel Z. Egah
Department of Medical Microbiology,
College of Medicine, University of Jos

Prof. Uchenna C. Ozumba
Department of Medical Microbiology,
University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria

Prof. Orikomaba K. Obunge
Department of Medical Microbiology,
College of Health Sciences, University of PortHarcourt, Nigeria

Prof. Adebola T. Olayinka
Department of Medical Microbiology,
College of Health Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria

Dr. Kenneth C. Iregbu
Department of Medical Microbiology,
National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria

Prof. Galadima B. Gadzama
Department of Medical Microbiology,
College of Health Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria

Foreign Editorial Advisers:

Dr. Tolu Musa-Booth                 
University of Maryland, Baltimore 21206,                              United States of America

Dr. Cecilia Bentsi (rtd)                               
Ministry of Health, Accra, Ghana

Prof. Adriano Duse                   
Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases unit,              University of the Witwatersrand,                                  Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr. Dickson Shey Nsagha         
Department of Public Health and Hygiene,                          Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea     
Box 63, Buea, Cameroon   

 

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Subscription information

African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology is an OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL CC BY VERSION 4.0 INTERNATIONAL; and from 2016 will be published four times a year: January, April, July and October.

Free downloads can be made from the website of the world’s largest online library of peer reviewed, Africa-published scholarly journals, African Journals OnLine (AJOL): https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajcem OR from the journal website https://www.ajcem.org. Subscription is however, still open to individuals, libraries, University Departments, Research Institutes and other Multi-reader institutions who may still want to have hard copies of our Journal. For each volume (4 issues), subscription rate is ₤400 (United Kingdom), US $800 (USA/Canada), US $600 (African Countries), US $800 (Other Countries), N28,000 (Nigeria). Additional charges will be made for postage and packaging. A copyright for these is with African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology.

Subscription enquiries and all other matters relating to the Journal including manuscripts, adverts booking and sponsorship should be addressed to:

Prof Samuel S. Taiwo (FMCPath)
Editor-in-Chief,
African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology,
Department of Medical Microbiology,
LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, PMB 4007, Ogbomoso, Nigeria
Mobile Phone: +2348033436344
Email: afrjcem@gmail.com OR ajcem2019@gmail.com

Payments for subscription and any other payments are to be made online in favour of African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology

 

Article Processing Charge

African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology is open access, therefore authors are charged based on number of print pages of their published articles (not number of pages of their submitted manuscripts). The charge per print page is ₤10 (UK), €12 (Europe), $15 (US/Canada) and N 5000 (Nigeria).  

Waiver on Article Processing Charge

Authors based in some countries may enjoy some percentage waiver on article processing charge for their accepted manuscripts. Waivers are not automatic but given at the discretion of the Editorial Board and according to the World Bank Atlas classification of countries based on Gross National Income (GNI) per capita. The following percentage waiver may be given; High Income Countries – 0% waiver; Upper Middle Income Countries – 0% waiver; Lower Middle Income Countries – up to 25% waiver; Low Income Countries – up to 40% waiver. Authors from countries entitled to waiver should request for this at the time of manuscript submission. 



ISSN: 1595-689X
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