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About Journal of Clinical Pathology

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 35% for original research submitted in 2013
Time from submission to first decision


30 days for reviewed original articles

Time from acceptance to publication


23 days (online)
70 days (print)
 

Frequency Monthly
Impact factor 2.439
Indexed by Index Medicus (Medline), ISI Current Contents (Web of Science), Excerpta Medica (Embase)
Launch date 1947
ISSN of JCP 0021-9746
ISSN of JCP Online 1472-4146

Contact information

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Rights and permissions

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Affiliations

 

 

COPEBMJ 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.

Equator 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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