The Indian Association of Laboratory Physicians (IALP) is a professional, literary, non-commercial, organization founded in 1990. It aims at promoting the laboratory sciences in all hemispheres. With the tremendous advancements in clinical care and developments in science, diagnostic branches like Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology, Biochemistry and Radiology have come into forefront in patient management. World over, there has been an increase in patients on life support systems, immunocompromised patients, preterm and geriatric patients, adding a new dimension to the diagnostic Medicine. Today, we need not only highly accurate, user friendly and rapid techniques for diagnosis, but also state of art research activities in diagnostics to supplement the clinical care.
Journal of Laboratory Physicians (ISSN - 0974-2727)
The Journal of Laboratory Physicians is a
half yearly journal starting from January 2009 (will become quarterly publication from January 2017)
, which entertains original
communications on all aspects of biomedical research and teaching in
laboratory procedures contributing to the advancement of knowledge
in all sub-specialties of Diagnostic Medicine. The scope of the
Journal allows publication of Original Research papers, Review
articles, Recent and Novel Laboratory Procedures, Case Reports ,
Case Discussions, and Letters to the Editor on any aspect of
Diagnostic and Laboratory Medicine including Clinical Biochemistry,
Clinical Microbiology (Bacteriology, Mycology, Mycobacteriology,
Parasitology and Virology), Clinical Pathology (including Chemical
Pathology, Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, Haematology),
Immunology/ Serology including HIV/AIDS, Human and Animal Genetics,
Endocrinology and Hormone Assays, Applied Biotechnology, Nuclear
Medicine, Molecular Biology and other related disciplines. It shall
also include topics of interest on Automation in any branch of
The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and
permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the
articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based
repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing
or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of
photographs. Articles can be submitted online from
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DOAJ, Index Copernicus, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, PubMed Central
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