Published twice a year, Medical Technology SA (MTSA) is the official journal of the Society of Medical Laboratory Technologists of South Africa.

Subscribing members of the SMLTSA receive the journal as part of their subscription.
Should you wish to receive the journal and are not a member of the SMLTSA, you can subscribe using the following subscription form (PDF).

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All journal articles can also be found online at where the SMLTSAs 'open access policy' provides immediate open access to the journals' content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Medical Technology SA is a fully accredited Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), scientific, peer reviewed journal.

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Editorial Board

Editor-in-chief: Warren Maule
tel: +27 (0)11 559 6265
Assistant editor-in-chief: Dr Glenda Davison
tel: +27 (0)21 959 6034
Editorial Board: Prof Tandi Marsha (CPUT HOD)
Prof Kathy Meehan (Abu Dabi)
Prof Angelo Nicolaides (UNISA)
Prof J I Phillips (NIOH and UJ)
Subscriptions: Administrative Secretary SMLTSA
PO Box 505 | Howard Place 7450
+27 21 531 1231
Download the MTSA non-member subscription form (PDF)

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Authors' Guidelines

Please download and read our Guidelines to Preparing and Submitting a Manuscript (PDF) before submitting anything to the MTSA journal. The PDF will explain MTSAs editorial criteria, and how manuscripts are handled by our editors between submission and acceptance for publication.
It will also guide you with detailed instructions for preparing, formatting and writing all types of manuscripts published by MTSA.


Journal CEUs

The unique test code below will be required when answering the CPD questions via SMS.
Make sure you have the correct journal issue for the test code.
Please see our CPD tab (in the sidebar) for indepth information on what CPD/CEUs are and why you need to earn them.

Medical Technology SA | December 2013 Volume 27 No. 2 unique test code a91518
Medical Technology SA | June 2014 Volume 28 No. 1 unique test code a54137

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Advertising and/or Sponsorship

To continue the standard and quality of the Medical Technology SA journal we ask for sponsorship consideration or advertising support. You can contact Karen Adamson +27 (0)83 270 9292 or download our rate card.

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The views expressed by contributors to the journal (unless otherwise stated) and the inclusion or exclusion of any medicine or procedure, do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher, editorial board or advertisers.