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NOTES TO AUTHORS

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NOTES TO THE AUTHORS

 

 

INDONESIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGY AND MEDICAL LABORATORY receives only original manuscripts. Articles are considered for publication with the condition that they have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. There articles contained all aspects to Clinical Pathology & Laboratory medicine disciplines. Articles can be classified as research reports, case reports and literature reviews, as well as product research that will keep the readers informed of current issues, innovative thinking in Clinical Pathology. They should also support scientific advancement, education and clinical pathologic medical laboratory.

 

Manuscript should be written in English or Indonesian with efective and academic language. Authors should follow these manuscript preparation guidelines. Notes for the study result manuscript The authors should follow the general direction of manuscripts preparation:

 

The manuscripts should be sent to the editor, typed in CD with MS Word program. Manuscripts should be typed double spaced with one-inch margins, (2.54 cm) on A4 paper, 70 gram, 21 x 29.7 cm. Three legible photocopies or an original plus two legible copies of manuscript typed doubles space with wide margins on good quality A4, 210 x 280 mm, white paper HVS 70 gr (6-12 pages) should be enclosed.

 

Each component should begin on a new page: title page, abstract, key word for indexing, text, references, each table, and legends for illustrations.

 

Photographs could be clear or glossy Color or black and white photographs must be submitted for both illustrations and graphs. Photographs should be submitted in a floppy disc or compact disc and be typed using MS Word program.

 

The editor reserves the right to edit manuscript, without changing the contents, adapted it to the format writing decided by INDONESIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGY AND MEDICAL LABORATORY. The articles should fit into the available space, and ensure consecutively, clarity, and stylistic consistency. Editors keep the right manuscripts to be published. All accepted manuscripts in whole or part in print or electronically, and their accompanying illustrations become the permanent property of the publisher. It is prohibited to copy without a writing permission by the publisher.

 

All data, opinion or statement appear in the manuscript are the sole responsibility of the contributor. Accordingly, the publisher, the Editorial Board, and their respective employees of the INDONESIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGY AND MEDICAL LABORATORY, accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the consequences of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinion, or statement.

 

• Disposition of manuscripts. Receipt of manuscripts will be acknowledged and decision made as soon as possible toward early acceptance and publication. Accepted manuscripts and illustrations are not returned. The authors will receive galley proof of the article for checking and should be return as soon as possible to be printed. An order form for reprints accompanies proofs.

 

• Name and author(s), should include full names authors, address to which proofs are to be sent, name and address of the Departments) to which the work should be attributed.

 

• Illustrations can be described by figures, graphs or diagram with number and written according the reference sequence within the texts. Information's are given concisely and clearly under each illustrations (not in the illustrations). Photo colour must be contrasted, sharp, clear, printed on the glossy papers. The smallest measure 125 X 195 cm.

 

I. The manuscripts of study result should be typed systematically as follows:

 

Title page. This should be brief and meaningful to facilitate indexing. Abbreviated title. The essence of the title should be written not more than 40 characters. This is used for identification in the Journal as running head and should be included on the title page. The title of article should be brief, written in Indonesian and English language maximum 12 words.

 

The author's names, affiliations, should follow on the title page. With footnote about the profession, department which they worked including explicit address. Authorship should be limited to direct participants. Technical assistance can be acknowledge as footnote. A separate paragraph should specify where the work was done, if supported by grant or otherwise, and the meeting, if any, at which the paper was presented.

 

Abstract, concise description (not more than 250 words) of the purpose, methods, results and conclusions required. It should be written in English (if the manuscripts is in Indonesian language), and in Indonesian language (if manuscripts is in English language).

 

Key words should be submitted on separate page (new paragraphs) in. 3-5 words Those terms which the authors feel should be indexed for the article should be provided below the abstract.

 

Text. - The introductions include problem's background, the formulation and the purpose of the study a well as the advantage in the future. Should not be an extensive review of the literature, but only of the that portion which pertinent to the purpose of the study and its relationship to work in the same field.

 

-          Materials and methods, include the explanation of the material and tool which were used, the time, location, technical as well as the trial design. It should be written clearly and in such detail that the work can be duplicated by others. The reference was given for unfamiliar methods.

-          Results must be described concisely, if necessary tables, illustrations (figures, graphs) or photo were included. Text, tables, and figures must be consistent and not repetitious. The results are described by tables or illustration concisely in text. Vertical line should be made as small as possible to enable viewing.

-          Mathematical equations, should be clearly stated. When mathematical symbols are not available on the typewriter (word processor), hand written symbols with soft lead pencil could be used carefully. If it is necessary give explanation with hand's writing (light pencilled). Decimal numbers, should be separated by point (.) for English written manuscript, and be separated by comma (,) for Indonesian written manuscript.

-          Tables, illustration, and photographs, should be cited next in a consecutive order. The titles and detailed explanations of the figures belong in legends for illustrations (figures, graphs) not in the illustrations themselves, with text, the titles should be written concisely and clear. Explain in footnotes all non standard abbreviations that are used.

-          Tables should add to easy material presented in the text. They should be well planned and readily understood. Each table should be typewritten on separate sheet of paper.

-          Graphs, It should be submitted as glossy prints, preferably not wider than 51/2 inches (6 cm). All lettering should be of sufficient size so as to be readily legible in the published form.

-          Nomenclature. The nomenclature. for bacteria should be written that is given in the Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, Dorland's Medical Dictionary and Webster's International Dictionary may used as standard references. A drug is first mentioned it should be given the generic or official name, followed in parentheses by chemical formula, only if the structures are not well known and capitalized proprietary names. - Units. Quantitative measurements should be in metric units in the conventional manner. This should be followed when indicated by SI units in parentheses. Exception of pH, gas pressure measurements (PQ2 and Pco2) and osmolarity, where the current used units may be retained. All concentrations should be based on volume per one litre and expressed as mole except in those cases where definite molecular weights have not been established e.g. protein and mixtures where the use SI units optional. Conversion may be carried out using factors presently used enzyme units should be retained Indescribing reagent preparation, weights and volumes should be given in metric unit as at present. Information of all abbreviation or acronyms of terminology should be declared clearly and presented in the footnote not at the title page.

-          The discussion must be restricted to the significant findings presented. Discussion, explaining the meaning of the examination's result, in what way the reported result can solve the problems, differences and equalities with previous study and development possibilities Wide digressions cannot be permitted because of limitation of space. This section should include the conclusion of the reported work and suggestion for further studies if necessary.

-          Conclusion and suggestion should placed in the end of discussion.

-          Acknowledgments should include to all research contributors, prior to references. It can be directed to all persons who assisted, if any, and should be explained as clear as possible.

-          References should be arranged according to the Vancouver system. References must be identified in the text by the superscript Arabic numerals and numbered in consecutive order as they are mentioned in the text. The reference list should appear at the end of articles in numeric sequence. Every authors should be written in numeric sequence the same as the appear running number in the text and for a) books: the names of authors, editors, title pages, town of publishers, year of published, volumes, editions, and number pages to which reference is cited, b) Periodicals: name of author(s), title pages, title journals (abbreviated according Medicos index), year or published ,volumes, editions and number pages to which reference is mad.

Examples:

a. Books:

1.   Mimms CA. The pathogenesis of infectious disease,2nd Ed., London, Academic Press, 1983 ; 11-24.

2.   Levinson W, Jawetz E. Medical Microbiology & Immunology Examination & Board review, 7th Ed., New York, International Ed., McGraw Hill, 2003 ; 23-54.

3.   Baron EJ, Peterson LR, Finegold SM. Diagnostic Microbiology, 9 th Ed., St Louis, Mosby, 1994 ; 220-6.

b. Journals

1.   Miller JM. A Guide to Specimen Management in Clinical Microbiology, 2nd Ed., Washington DC, ASM Press. 1999 ; 93-108.

2.   Stokes EJ, Whitby JL. Quality control in bacteriology: Preliminary trials Clin Pathol 1971 ; 24:790-7.

c. Electronic sources:

1.   Monto AS. The threat of Avian Influenzae Pandemic, N Eng J Med Jan 27, 2005 ; 352-4;www.nejm.org on January 25,2005

2.   http: www.who.int/eme/disease/flu/ whoguidlines.htm (accessed Oct 15, 2003).

 

II.    Notes on manuscript of literature study The manuscripts of literature study should be arranged systemically as follows: Title of article, authors, abstracts, introductions, literature study, discussion, which was ended by conclusion and suggestions; references.

 

III.   Notes on Case reports Case reports should be brief and limited to not more than five printed pages in the Journal. The text of case reports should be divided into the following sections: title, name ofauthor(s), abstract, introduction, case(s), and case management that completed with photograph/descriptive illustrations, discussion ended by conclusion, suggestion and reference.

2007-04-26, Source : redaksi ijcpml