Colour deficient vision should not prevent a career in histopathology

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7146.1750 (Published 06 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1750
  1. Robert B Goudie, Emeritus professor of pathology, University of Glasgow
  1. 19 Dumgoyne Drive, Bearsden, Glasgow G61 2AP

    EDITOR— Poole et al report that histopathologists with colour deficient vision make more errors in the identification of slides stained by colour dependent methods, such as Ziehl-Neelsen, than those with normal colour vision. 1 However, the authors do not indicate how many of …

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