The Malaysian Journal of Pathology
The Official Journal of the College of Pathologists, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (AMM)

Current Issue: December 2022 Volume 44 No.3

Journal cover Volume 44 No.3 December 2022

ISSN 0126-8635

Indexed in Journal Citation Report, Scopus, PubMed and Google Scholar

  • JCR Impact Factor: 1.8 (2022)
  • Scopus CiteScore: 3.0 (2022)

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Publication Fee
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SARS-CoV-2: Reflection beyond the lungs
Author: Tan GC, Wong YP

Review Articles

Distinct microRNA expression pattern in breast cancer cells following anti-neoplastic treatment: A systematic review and functional analysis of microRNA target genes
Author: Qatrun Nada D, Masniza ML, Abdullah N, Marlini M, Elias MH, Pathmanathan SG, Hayati AR, Fadlul Azim F, Hamid AA, Nur Fariha MM

Covid-19 variants: Impact on transmissibility and virulence
Author: Malik YA

The role of peripheral blood smear examination in the evaluation of suspected platelet-related disorders in children: A practical approach and an illustrated review
Author: Tyrrell L, Scruggs M, Kerwin A, Kahwash SB

RAS and BRAF genes as biomarkers and target for personalised colorectal cancer therapy: An update
Author: Ooi ZS, Pang SW, Teow SY

Therapeutic potential of mesenchymal stem cells and their derivatives in sarcopenia
Author: Wong RSY, Cheong SK

Original Articles

Early-onset sepsis in Malaysian neonatal intensive care units
Author: Boo NY, Ang EBK, Neoh SH, Ang EL, Chee SC

Evaluation of angiogenic apelin/apelin receptor axis in normal prostate, high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia and prostatic adenocarcinoma
Author: Soylu H, Unal B, Aksu K, Avci S, Caylan AE, Ustunel I

Cost analysis of pathology services comparing conventional 6-core transrectal biopsy versus transperineal saturation biopsy in diagnosing prostate cancer
Author: Tham JH, Looi LM, Ghazali R

Association between bone characteristics and cardiovascular risk factors among adults in selected urban areas in Selangor, Malaysia
Author: Mohamad Ismuddin S, Thambiah SC, Appannah G, Samsudin IN, Md Said S, Yeap SS, Zahari Sham SY, Hew FL, Sthaneshwar P

Pattern of skin diseases prompting biopsy before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Author: Sari ARP, Radiono S, Soebono H, Ferronika P

Estimation of a cut-off value for immature platelet fraction (IPF) in predicting platelet recovery in dengue patients with thrombocytopenia
Author: Ahmad J, Md Noor S, Mustapha SZ, Idris F

Case Reports

Primary pulmonary hyalinising clear cell carcinoma: Two cases and literature review
Author: Di J, Xiong Y, Li D, Li X, Wang W, Cheng Y, Li T

Anaplastic large cell lymphoma, ALK-positive in very young children: A long-term follow-up of two cases and a review of the literature
Author: Aladily TN, Khader M, Bustami N, Bazzeh F

Medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD) precipitating unexpected death in an infant: Report of a case and a brief review of literature
Author: Kazemi T, Firgau E, Bunch D, Kahwash SB

Legacy effect of short-term alirocumab in familial hypercholesterolaemia: A case report
Author: Muhmad Hamidi MH, Chua YA, Mohd Kasim NA, Sani H, Md Nawawi H, Kasim SS

It is more than uterine fibroids: Incidental discovery of adenoma malignum of the cervix
Authors: Abada E

Abstracts of the Medical Genetics Conference Kuala Lumpur 2022: The Future is Now: Challenges and Innovative Solutions in Genetic Diagnostics, co-organised by Medical Genetics Society of Malaysia, Chapter of Medical Genetic Pathology, College of Pathologists, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia and Pantai Premier Pathology and held on 7th – 9th September 2022

Special Announcement

We are delighted to inform you that the impact factor by Journal Citation Report 2021 for Malaysian Journal of Pathology is 2.103, while the Scopus CiteScore 2021 is 2.3. We hope to have the continuous supports from authors and reviewers. Due to the increasing cost in maintaining the journal, the College of Pathologists has decided that a publication fee will be incurred to all article submitted from 1st January 2023. The charges will only apply if it is accepted for publication. The publication fee for all types of articles including review article, original article, case series, case report and letter to editor is RM1000 (for Malaysian authors) and USD500 (for international authors). The journal will continue to have both the print and online versions. The print version is provided free of charge to all members of the College of Pathologists.

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