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Journal of Clinical Pathology (JCP) 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.  

Published monthly, each issue contains original research articles, reviews, short reports, correspondence, book reviews and more. JCP also has an education section consisting of articles on a topical theme with accompanying online MCQs for self-assessment. 

JCP is the official journal of the Association of Clinical Pathologists and is published by BMJ. ACP members receive online access to the journal as part of their membership and can subscribe to the print version at a significantly discounted rate.

Professor Tahir Pillay is the Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Clinical Pathology. Professor Pillay is Head of the Department of Chemical Pathology and the Division of Clinical Pathology in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He is a fellow of the College of Medicine of South Africa and the Royal College of Pathologists in London, and one of the two most senior chemical pathologists in South Africa. 

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Use of the GeneReader NGS System in a clinical pathology laboratory: a comparative study

Ulrike Koitzsch, Carina Heydt, Hans Attig, Isabelle Immerschitt, Sabine Merkelbach-Bruse, Alessandro Fammartino, Reinhard H Büttner, Yi Kong, Margarete Odenthal
10.1136/jclinpath-2017-204342
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Cushing’s syndrome: a practical approach to diagnosis and differential diagnoses

Joseph M Pappachan, Christian Hariman, Mahamood Edavalath, Julian Waldron, Fahmy W Hanna
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Multicentre validation of a microRNA-based assay for diagnosing indeterminate thyroid nodules utilising fine needle aspirate smears

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10.1136/jclinpath-2016-204089
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Biobanking strategy and sample preprocessing for integrative research in monoclonal gammopathies

T Ševčíková, K Growková, Z Kufová, J Filipová, P Vrublová, T Jelínek, Z Kořístek, F Kryukov, E Kryukova, R Hájek
10.1136/jclinpath-2017-204329
March 30, 2017

Clinical usefulness of the free web-based image analysis application ImmunoRatio for assessment of Ki-67 labelling index in breast cancer

Min-Kyung Yeo, Hee Eun Kim, Sung Hun Kim, Byung Joo Chae, Byung Joo Song, Ahwon Lee
10.1136/jclinpath-2016-204162
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A pragmatic approach to vasculitis in the gastrointestinal tract

Runjan Chetty, Stefano Serra
10.1136/jclinpath-2016-204308
January 24, 2017
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Laboratory assessment of vitamin B12 status

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T cell-rich lymphoid infiltrates with large B cells: a review of key entities and diagnostic approach

Chee Leong Cheng, Simon O'Connor
10.1136/jclinpath-2016-204065
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Detection of HPV subtypes by mass spectrometry in FFPE tissue specimens: a reliable tool for routine diagnostics

Mark Kriegsmann, Petra Wandernoth, Katharina Lisenko, Rita Casadonte, Rémi Longuespée, Norbert Arens, Jörg Kriegsmann
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Unusual presentation of a skin rash

Rajendra Singh, David Teranno
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