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Aims and scope

Journal of Clinical Pathology is a leading international journal covering all aspects of pathology. Diagnostic and research areas covered include histopathology, virology, haematology, microbiology, cytopathology, chemical pathology, molecular pathology, forensic pathology, dermatopathology, neuropathology and immunopathology. Each issue contains Reviews, Original articles, Short reports, Case reports, Correspondence, Book reviews and more. JCP has Editorial Board members from all around the world to ensure coverage of global research.

From January 2004, the Molecular Pathology edition was folded into the parent journal. Each issue of JCP will have additional pages to ensure timely publication of molecular pathology papers. All articles on MP online will continue to be accessible to readers. JCP is the official journal of the Association of Clinical Pathologists.

 

Ownership

JCP is co-owned by the Association of Clinical Pathologists and BMJ.

 

Journal statistics

Acceptance rate

37% for original articles

Mean time from submission to first decision

30 days for original articles

Mean time from acceptance to publication

16 days (online)
70 days (print)

Frequency

Monthly

Impact factor

2.912

Indexed by

Index Medicus (Medline), ISI Current Contents (Web of Science), Excerpta Medica (Embase), PubMed

Launch date

1947

Print ISSN

0021-9746

Online ISSN

1472-4146

 

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Affiliations

Association of Clinical Pathologists

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BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.

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The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting transparent, accurate reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.

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BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.

 

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