Egyptian Veterinary Medical Society of Pathology and Clinical Pathology الجمعية الطبية البيطرية المصرية للباثولوجيا و البااثولوجيا الإكلينكية

Submission of Papers

Authors are requested to submit the original paper plus two complete copies to:

Prof. Adel Bakeer                                       (editor-in-chief)

Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt.


Prof. Iman Bakr Shaheed                               (Co-editor)

Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt.

Submission of a paper implies that it has not been published previously and it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere in English or in any other language.


Manuscript Preparation

  1. Manuscript must not exceed 25 pages typewritten in Double-spaced Times New Roman with a font size of 14 pt and margins of 2.5 cm from all sides.
  2. A good quality printout on one side of white A4 papers is requested.
  3. An electronic copy of the paper should accompany the final version
  4. Authors should retain a copy of their manuscript since damage or loss of papers may happen.
  5. Original manuscripts are discarded one month after publication unless the Publisher is asked to return original material after use.
  6. The manuscripts should include: Title, Running title, Authors, Affiliations, Keywords, Abstract, Main text (introduction, materials and methods, results and discussions), Acknowledgements, References and Tables, drawings, photographs accompanied with Legends for the illustrations.


Title and Authors

Title should be written in capital letters with a font size of 16 pt. In addition, a running title should be given with the authors name in a separate page. The corresponding author should be identified with an asterisk and footnote, including his e-mail. Full postal addresses must be given for all co-authors.



Abstract should be single-spaced with no more than 250 words.


Main text

  1. Introduction is recommended to brief and documented by references.
  2. Clear aim of the work is requested.
  3. Materials and methods should include clear design of the experiment, the used techniques, chemicals and living organisms.
  4. Units of measure must be clearly indicated.
  5. The Latin name must be given for all species of living organisms.
  6. Trade names or abbreviations of chemicals may be used only when preceded by the chemical or scientific name.
  7. Results should be clear and not repeated by different means
  8. Discussion should include interpretation of the results and end by
  9. conclusion and recommendations.



  1. All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references following the text of the manuscript.
  2. In the text refer to the author's name (without initials) and year of publication: Shaheed (2002) - Shaheed and Bakeer (2001) - Shaheed et al. (2003)
  3. The list of references should be arranged alphabetically by authors' names. The manuscript should be carefully checked to ensure that the spelling ofauthors' names and dates are exactly the same in the text as in the reference list.
  4. References should be given in the following form: E1 Ghoul, W. and Shaheed, I.B. (2001): Ulcerative and papillomatous digital dermatitis of the pastern region in dairy cattle: Clinical and histopathological studies. Dtsch. Tierarztl. Wschr. 180; 216-222. Affify, M.A.; Elshazly, O.A.; Zouelfakar, S.A; Shaheed, I.B. and Awaad, H.H. (2003): Immunopotentiation properties of propiobacterium granulosum versus vitamin E in cyclophosphamide immunosuppressed chickens. Vet. Med. J. Giza .51(2): 257-272. Hassan, F.M.; Mohallal, M.E.; El-Banhawy, M.A.; El-Serafy, T. andRahmy, T.R. (1987): Pathophysiological changes in kidney function ofenvenomated rats. In: M.A. Haberal and H. Gulay (eds), “Chronic RenalFailure and Transplantation”, pp. 55-64, Semih Offset, Ankara, Turkey.



All illustrations should be provided in camera-ready form, suitable forre production. Photographs, charts and diagrams should be numbered consecutively in the order to which they are referred. They should accompany the manuscript.



Good quality printouts on white paper produced in black ink are required.

All lettering, graph lines and points on graphs should be typed and sufficiently large and bold to permit reproduction. Handwriting, dye-line prints or photocopies are not accepted. Do not use any type of shading on computer generated illustrations. Glossy photographic prints, drawings, graphs should be submitted in duplicate.



Original colored photographs must be supplied as they are to be reproduced .Photocopies of photographs are not acceptable. A scale as well as printed arrows and letters can be marked on the photograph.

Printing colored photographs requires additional costs.



Tables prepared in Word or Excel is preferred. They should be numbered in order of their mention in the text. Each table should be typed on a separate sheet with a brief title. Abbreviations should be defined in a footnote at the end of the table. Tables should not duplicate results presented elsewhere in the manuscript, (e.g. in graphs). Avoid the use of shaded areas and vertical rules within the table body. The simpler the table, the more likely it will be rendered accurately.



Avoid using more than 4 levels of gray in charts and graphs, as they can be difficult to differentiate in print. Otherwise, substitute black and white patterns with cross hatches, diagonal stripes, vertical, and horizontal stripes. Avoid placing text on a shaded background. All art will be printed in black and white, however, color figures may be submitted and you will be asked to pay the costs associated with printing art in color.

Electronic file of the manuscript:

Authors should submit an electronic copy of their paper with the final version of the manuscript. The electronic copy should match the hardcopy exactly. Always keep a backup copy of the electronic file for reference and safety. Manuscripts should be submitted on CDs saved on Microsoft Word for Windows. The graphics, illustration, photographs and tables must be saved in separate files. The title of the manuscript and the name of the corresponding author should be typed on the CD.


Arabic summary

Arabic summary resemble to the English abstract should be provided with

the manuscript in a separate paper.


Review articles

Articles should be presented in the same format as full paper, except that

they should not be divided into sections such as Introduction, Material and Methods, Results and Discussion.


Short communications

Short communications and Preliminary reports should not exceed two or

three printed pages including illustrations and references. The form is identical to review article. Letters to the Editor are als accepted.


Case reports

Brief individual case reports of pathology and clinical pathology are accepted for publication.



Proofs will be sent to the author (first named author if no corresponding author is identified of multi-authored papers) and should be returned within 3 days of receipt. Corrections should be restricted to typesetting errors. Any queries should be answered in full and proofs should be carefully checked before return. Proofs are to be returned to editor-in-chief or Co-editor.



5 reprints will be supplied to the corresponding author. Additional reprints and copies of the issue can be ordered at a specially reduced rate using an order form.



By submitting a manuscript, the authors agree that the copyright for their article is transferred to the Egyptian Veterinary Medical Society of Pathology and Clinical Pathology if the article is accepted for publication.


Orders should be sent to the address below:

Egyptian Veterinary Medical Society of Pathology and Clinical Pathology: Pathology Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt. Phone: 202-012 3779103


e-mail: imanshaheed@yahoo.com