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 abbreviation system known as ISO 4 is a standardized approach by the International Organization for Standardization for shortening journal titles. This uniform method ensures that journal titles are both consistent and easily recognizable in scholarly communication.
ISO, NLM, and CASSI are abbreviation systems for journal titles. ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is a global standard used across various disciplines. NLM (National Library of Medicine) abbreviations cater to biomedical and life sciences, while CASSI (CAS Source Index) abbreviations focus on chemistry and related fields.
About the journal
|Full journal title||African journal of laboratory medicine|
|Abbreviation||Afr. J. Lab. Med.|