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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