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Journal of Diagnostic Pathology is a peer reviewed journal published biannually by the College of Pathologists of Sri Lanka. The journal publishes manuscripts dealing with aspects of pathology to include histopathology, cytopathology, haematology, chemical pathology, medical microbiology and parasitology. The aim of the journal is to update knowledge and encourage original research in the field of pathology.
I. General Instructions
a) The journal will publish the following types of articles.
b) Material received for publication in this journal must not be submitted for publication elsewhere without the editors' permission. (This does not include published abstracts of oral presentations or posters).
c) All persons designated as authors should have participated sufficiently to take responsibility for the contents of the paper.
d) All authors must disclose any affiliations that they consider to be relevant and involvement with any organization that has a direct interest on the title concerned.
e) Manuscripts must be accompanied by a covering letter indicating the following.
f) Statistics - All calculations in the manuscript should be statistically correct. Define statistical terms, abbreviations and symbols used. Mention the name of the statistical software used. Statistical methods not in common usage must be referenced. The article may be sent for review by a statistician if necessary.
g) Acknowledgments - Acknowledge persons who have contributed to scientific content or provided financial and technical support, after the references. Authors must submit written permission from persons acknowledged, except for financial or technical support.
h) Selection for publication - All articles received will be acknowledged to the corresponding author. Those selected for review will be sent anonymously to a referee or a member of the editorial board of the relevant specialty. The editorial board reserves the right to modify style, shorten text and make editorial corrections to the articles where necessary and to determine priority and time of publication.
II. Preparation of manuscript
g) Identifying information of patients including images, names, initials, and hospital numbers should not be included
h) Abstracts are not required for review articles and case reports.
4. Title page (Page 1)
5. Abstract and Keywords (Page 2)
8. Names of stains, drugs, instruments
Rampaul RS, Pinder SE, Nicholson RI, Gullick WJ, Robertson JF, Ellis IO Clinical value of epidermal growth factor receptor expression in primary breast cancer. Advances in Anatomic Pathology 2005;12(5):271-73.
Gray W, McKee GT (eds): Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2nd edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier Science limited. 2003.
Chapters in Books
Calenoff L, Rogers L: Oesophageal complications of surgery and life-saving procedures. In: Mayers M,Ghahremani G (eds): Iatrogenic Gastrointestinal Complications. New York: Springer. 1981;23-63.
Burstein I, Steinberg R, Zer M. Small bowel obstruction and covered perforation in childhood caused by bizarre bezoars and foreign bodies (Abstract) Journal of the Israeli Medical Association.2000 ; 2(2): 129-31.
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12. Legends for figures
13. Manuscripts that do not conform to the requirements stipulated will be returned for amendments.
Manuscripts and correspondence should be submitted to;
Journal of Diagnostic Pathology,
College of Pathologists of Sri Lanka,
No 6, Wijerama Mawatha,
Online access: http://www.sljol.info/index.php/JDP/index
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