Talk:Molecular pathology

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Molecular pathology is much better characterized as a subdiscipline of clinical pathology, rather than of anatomic pathology. The majority of molecular tests do not involve any component of microscopy, which is the key feature of anatomic pathology. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.118.0.14 (talk) 13:04, August 26, 2007 (UTC)

Molecular pathology is a combination of molecular biology and pathology, i.e. a study of molecular mechanism of pathological processes, which can also be used in clinical diagnosis, monitor and prognosis of clinical conditions. 72.187.128.198 (talk) 15:07, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

How does this relate to Medical Diagnostics?[edit]

Hi,

I'm writing up Medical diagnostics, and reading the editorial outlining the Journal of Medical Diagnostics, which seems to treat the two as co-terminous:

The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) was founded to bring together researchers, laboratory directors, technologists, trainees, and others devoted to molecular diagnostics. [1]

See also:

Before I make a formal suggestion, how would people feel about merging this into medical diagnostics?

Cheers,

IanIan McDonald (talk) 20:22, 16 October 2013 (UTC)