Journal of Clinical Pathology

The Journal of Clinical Pathology (JCP) is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of pathology, published by the BMJ Group and co-owned by the Association of Clinical Pathologists. 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, and book reviews.[1]

Journal of Clinical Pathology
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Edited byProf Tahir Pillay
Publication details
BMJ Group (United Kingdom)
After 12 months
2.894 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Clin. Pathol.
ISSN0021-9746 (print)
1472-4146 (web)
OCLC no.01680973

In 2005 the Journal of Clinical Pathology incorporated Molecular Pathology, which was published from 1995-2004.

Indexing and impactEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Science Citation Index, Index Medicus (Medline), Scopus, Google Scholar and EMBASE/Excerpta Medica.[1] According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2017 impact factor is 2.894 ranking it 23rd out of 79 journals in the category "Pathology".

The journal has been cited most often by the following journals Journal of Clinical Pathology, Histopathology, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Human Pathology, and the World Journal of Gastroenterology. The journals that have been cited most often by the Journal of Clinical Pathology are Journal of Clinical Pathology, American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Cancer, Cancer Research, and Modern Pathology.


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