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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 2021| Vol 10| Issue 4

Review Article

The role of interferon-gamma and interferon-gamma receptor in tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infections

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) and nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) remain the leading causes of lung disease and mortality worldwide. Interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) and its receptor (IFN...


Original Article

The burden of mycobacteria species among children from postvaccination abscess in Southern India

Background: From the time vaccines were introduced, their impact has been beyond measurable. Mycobacteria are pathogens increasingly isolated from postvaccination abscess. Identificati...


Original Article

Impact of early chest radiography on delay in pulmonary tuberculosis case notification in Ethiopia

Background: One-third of tuberculosis (TB) cases are missed each year and delays in the diagnosis of TB are hampering the whole cascade of care. Early chest X-ray (CXR) in patients with cough...


Original Article

Performance of loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis and antituberculosis treatment initiation

Background: Extra-pulmonary TB(EPTB) accounts for 15-20% of total TB cases in India. Many cases remain undiagnosed due to poor sensitivity/long turn-around-time of conventional diagnostic...


Original Article

Evaluation of drug susceptibility in nontuberculous mycobacteria using the SLOMYCO and RAPMYCO sensititre plates

Background: Non-tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) cause different forms of diseases. According to recent guideline by ATS/ERS/ESCMID/IDSA, drug susceptibility test (DST) is an important requirem...


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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 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