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Welcome to the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Clinical Reference Group space

The SNOMED International Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Clinical Reference Group is a community of practice for the laboratory and pathology clinicians focused on pathology, laboratory medicine and associated activities.

The role of all Clinical Reference Groups is to provide a forum to discuss issues, and influence the development and improvement of content in SNOMED CT.

The Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Clinical Reference Group has been established to ensure that the requirements of the international pathology and laboratory medicine community are incorporated into the content of SNOMED CT International Release, and also to support the development of derivative products that support implementations focused on the this clinical area.

Ways of working

Please click here to read the ways of working for Clinical Reference Groups

Group Membership

For details of group members click here

Pathology and Laboratory CRG Lead - Scott Campbell, Deborah Drake

For further information, please contact

Additional information resources

Details of terminologies and classifications in use within pathology and laboratory medicine click here

Archived information resources

Access to the Confluence site for the International Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (IPaLM) SIG can be found here

Meeting schedule

First meeting  20:00 UTC

Web conferencing details

For details on available options for web conferencing using Zoom click here

The Pathology and laboratory Medicine Group has a dedicated Zoom account

The link provides a Zoom discussion forum, which doesn't require a chair/lead person, but provides access to a discussion space. All the functionality is still available, video, scene share. The only limitation is that currently it is not possible to record the calls. If this is required, please contact a member of the SNOMED International staff.





We welcome participation from anyone interested in ensuring that SNOMED CT supports the clinical requirements for electronic documentation and communication of patient care in any setting, focused on pathology and laboratory medicine.

Access to this page, and the discussions page is provided without a requirement for a username and password. To access all other areas of this site you must be logged into Confluence.

If you wish to participate in discussions you must be logged onto Confluence with your username and password.

If you do not have a Confluence account click here

If you already have a Confluence account, please email, marking your query "CRG Membership". In the text, please state which group you wish to join.

For the ways of working for all Clinical Reference Groups click here


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