Welcome to the section of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia specifically designed for patients and the general community. Pathology is a fascinating medical speciality and the information provided on this site is designed to provide you with an over view of what pathology is and how important it is for your health and the health of your family and friends. We hope you find it interesting and useful.
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There are nine different disciplines of Pathology - Anatomical, Chemical, Clinical, Forensic, General, Genetic, Haematology, Immunopathology and Microbiology.
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RCPA Foundation aims to promote research and education into Pathology. Pathology gives life’s most important answers.
The RCPA Manual provides information on pathology tests commonly used for the delivery of health care and common clinical problems.