About the NZ Journal of MLS

The NZJMLS is a peer-reviewed publication containing articles on Medical Laboratory Science and related topics. The Journal is the official publication of the New Zealand Institute of Medical Laboratory Science and is circulated to members of the Institute and libraries in New Zealand. The Journal is open access in that it does not charge its readers or institutions for access. Users have the rights to "read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles" The current circulation of the Journal is about 2100 and is published three times per year. It has been published continuously since 1946.

Submission of articles for publication is not restricted to members of the Institute.  Articles from all major disciplines of medical laboratory science as well as articles of interest to the profession will be considered. The Journal invites submissions under the following categories:

  • Original articles
  • Review articles
  • Research letters (brief communications)
  • Case studies
  • Book reviews

Brief instructions to authors are available in each issue of the Journal with full instructions to potential authors found in the NZ J Med Lab Sci 2000; 54 (3): 108-110 or at https://www.nzimls.org.nz/instructions-to-authors.html

The Journal is abstracted by CINAHL, Excerpta Medica/EMBASE, Scopus, Google Scholarly, Thomson Gale and the Australasian Medical Index. The Journal's Editors are members of the World Association of Medical Editors (www.wame.org)

Editor   Rob Siebers

Deputy Editors  Mike Legge & Julie Creighton