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Instructions for authors

Diagnostic Pathology is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that considers research in surgical and clinical pathology, immunology, and biology, with a special focus on cutting-edge approaches in diagnostic pathology and tissue-based therapy.

Each article type published by Diagnostic Pathology follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to Diagnostic Pathology, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

Diagnostic Pathology publishes the following article types:

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Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.

Copyright rests with the authors. For more information on copyright of articles, see our publisher's copyright and license policy.