Journal abbreviation: South African journal of surgery
The abbreviation of the journal title "South African journal of surgery" is "S. Afr. J. Surg.". 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 derived the abbreviation.
matches the word "South in the term South Africa"
matches the word "Africa in the term South Africa"
matches the word "journal"
Rule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.