Journal abbreviation: African journal of laboratory medicine
The abbreviation of the journal title "African journal of laboratory medicine" is "Afr. J. Lab. Med.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.
The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.
|African||Afr.||matches the stem "Africa-"|
|journal||J.||matches the word "journal"|
|of||Rule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.|
|laboratory||Lab.||matches the stem "laborator-"|
|medicine||Med.||matches the word "medic"|
The International Organization for Standardization has developed the ISO 4 abbreviation system as a means of creating uniform abbreviations for journal titles. This allows researchers and academics to easily recognize and refer to journals in a consistent manner.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization), NLM (National Library of Medicine), and CASSI (CAS Source Index) represent three distinct journal title abbreviation systems, with ISO being universal, NLM specific to biomedical fields, and CASSI focusing on chemistry-related subjects.
About the journal
|Full journal title||African journal of laboratory medicine|
|Abbreviation||Afr. J. Lab. Med.|