Chemical Pathology, which deals with the entire range of disease and encompasses detecting changes in a number of substances in blood and body fluids (such as electrolytes, enzymes and proteins).
Haematology, which deals with diseases that affect the blood such as anaemia, leukaemia, lymphoma, clotting or bleeding disorders as well as management of blood transfusions.
Immunology, which deals with the diagnosis and monitoring of diseases in which the immune system is underactive, such as immunodeficiencies that lead to susceptibility to infection and those in which it is overactive like autoimmune and allergic conditions.
Guidance for Newly Diagnosed Brain Cancer Patients
Genetic Pathology, which looks at chromosomes and DNA from cells to diagnose genetic diseases.
Associate Professor David Ranson from the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine talks about a day in the life of forensic pathology.
Anatomical Pathology is the branch of pathology that deals with the tissue diagnosis of disease.