Publication Ethics

This journal adheres to the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in addressing all aspects of publication ethics, including how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct. All articles in this journal involving human subjects must adhere to the principles of research ethics outlined in the Declaration of Helsinki, and all animal studies must adhere to the International Guiding Principles for Biomedical Research developed by the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS).

Jurnal Teknologi Laboratorium adopts COPE in order to adhere to the highest ethical standards for publishers, editors, authors, and reviewers. As an essential issue, publication ethics must be clarified in order to improve the global quality of research. In this section, we describe the requirements for editors, authors, and reviewers. In addition, the publisher does not have the authority to alter the content's integrity and only supports timely publication.


1. Each article published in Jurnal Teknologi Laboratorium should be the responsibility of the editors.

2. Editors should assist authors in adhering to the ICMJE's instructions for authors.
3. The editors may consult with other editors or reviewers prior to making a final determination.
4. A manuscript for publication must be evaluated objectively, without regard to the nationality, ethnicity, political beliefs, race, religion, gender, seniority, or institutional affiliation of the authors. If a potential conflict of interest exists, he or she should decline the assignment.
5. Editors are responsible for ensuring that the document sent to the reviewer does not contain the author's information, and vice versa.
6. Unless they contain offensive or libelous remarks, editors' decisions must be communicated to authors along with reviewers' comments.
7. If the request is well-reasoned and feasible, editors should honor authors' requests that a particular individual not review the submission.
8. Editors and all staff members should ensure the secrecy of the submitted manuscript.
9. Editors will be guided by COPE flowcharts in cases of suspected misconduct or authorship disputes.

For Reviewers

1. Reviewers are required to comment on ethical questions and potential misconduct in research and publication.
2. Reviewers will complete their tasks in a timely manner and will notify the editor if they are unable to do so.
3. The manuscript must be kept confidential by the reviewers.
4. Reviewers should not accept or evaluate manuscripts in which they may have a conflict of interest with one or more of the authors.

For Writers

1. The author(s) affirm that the material has not been previously published and that no rights to the article have been transferred elsewhere.
2. The author(s) should ensure that the work is original and that they have properly cited the work of others in accordance with the reference format.
3. The author(s) should not plagiarize or engage in self-plagiarism.
4. Publication of salami is strictly forbidden in Jurnal Teknologi Laboratorium.
5. The author(s) should ensure that they adhere to the Journal of Health and Wellness authorship criteria outlined in the instruction for the author of Jurnal Teknologi Laboratorium.
6. The authors have not included any personal information that could reveal the patient's identity in any description part, photograph, or pedigree. When the photographs of the patient were essential and indispensable as scientific data, the authors obtained written permission and stated it explicitly.
7. In the case of human experimentation, the authors attest that the research was conducted in accordance with the ethical standards of the Helsinki Declaration and domestic and international committees that oversee human experimentation. If questions are raised about whether the research followed the declaration, the authors must provide an explanation. In the case of animal testing, the authors have attested that they complied with domestic and international regulations pertaining to laboratory animal testing.
8. If data falsification or fabrication is suspected, the author(s) should provide the editor with the work's data and specifics.
9. The authors of the journal should redact from the document of Jurnal Teknologi Laboratorium anything that could cause a conflict of interest, including work, research expenses, consultant expenses, and intellectual property.