Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria for screening of literature search results

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
Digital pathology (DP) and light microscopy comparison/validation studies
For diagnostic purpose (primary or secondary)
Primarily using H&E slides
Studies involving other uses of DP including education, research, molecular or image analysis
Predominantly involving immunocytochemistry, special stains, fluorescence or frozen section slides
Cytopathology, autopsy, neuropathology
Not using whole slide images (telepathology, robotic or static microscopy)