Chemical Pathology Publications


  • Need for development and validation of screening tools for Sarcopenia. N Zehra, L Jafri and AH Khan. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2022: 32(12); 1648-1649. DOI: 10.29271/jcpsp.2022.12.1648.​

  • Establishment of Population Specific Reference Intervals in Healthy Pakistani Adults for 21 Routine and Special Haematology Analytes. EJIFCC. 2022 Oct 28;33(3):220-232.​​ Shaikh MS, Ahmed S, Khalid A, Hayat MH, Shaikh MU, Ali N.​ PMCID: PMC9644092.​

  • Virtual assessment, training, and evaluation of clinical laboratory technologists amidst peak Covid-19 pandemic: An observational study. J Med Biochem. 2022 Oct 15;41(4):559-563. ​​Ahmed S, Abbas AM, Jahan F and Ozben T. DOI: 10.5937/jomb0-33962.​

  • ​Assessing Third-Year Medical Students' Perspective on Point of Care Testing Boot Camp: From Bench to Bedside.​​​ Ahmed S, Jafri L, Majid H, Shakeel S, Ahmed S and Khan AH.​​ 2022 Oct 28;33(3):252-261. ​PMCID: PMC9644088.

  • ​​​​Data mining for prothrombin time and international normalized ratio reference intervals in children. PLoS One.  Shaikh MS and Ahmed S.​​ 2022 Oct 27;17(10):e0276884.​​​ DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0276884.​


  • Establishing a nationwide newborn screening program for congenital hypothyroidism: A systematic review. ​H Majid, L Jafri, N Khan and AH Khan. Pakistan Journal of Pathology. 2022 Sep 30;33(3):104-8.​ ​DOI: ​​​

  • Utilizing augmented artificial intelligence for aminoacidopathies using collaborative laboratory integrated reporting- A cross-sectional study.​ Khan ZUN, Jafri L, Hall PL, Schultz MJ, Ahmed S, Khan AH, Majid H.  Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2022 Sep 23;82:104651.​​ ​​DOI: 10.1016/j.amsu.2022.104651. ​​​​

  • Psychological and situational factors associated with COVID-19 vaccine intention among postpartum women in Pakistan: a cross-sectional study. Pre​mji SS, Khademi S, Fo​​rcheh N, Lalani S, Shaikh K, Javed A, Saleem E, Babar N, Muhabat Q, Jabeen N, Nausheen S, Shahid Ali S; Maternal-infant Global Health Team (MiGHT) Collaborators in Research.​ BMJ Open. 2022 Sep 22;12(9):e063469. ​Collaborators Farooq Ghani. ​DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063469.​

  • ​Evaluation of CSF kappa free light chains for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS): a comparison with oligoclonal bands (OCB) detection via isoelectric focusing (IEF) coupled with immunoblotting. Abid MA, Ahmed S, Muneer S, Khan S, de Oliveira MHS, Kausar R and​ Siddiqui I.​ J Clin Pathol. 2022 Sep 21:jclinpath-2022-208354. ​​​DOI: 10.1136/jcp-2022-208354.​

  • ​An Urgent Need for Local Guidelines to Address Phosphate Homeostasis in Children with Transfusion-dependent β-thalassemia Major. Jafri L, Farooqui AJ and Khan AH. J Coll Physician​s Surg Pak. 2022 Sep;32(9):1235. DOI: 10.29271/jcpsp.2022.09.1235.​

  • Spectrum of Cystic Fibrosis Conductance Regulator Gene Mutations Reported in Pakistani Descent Cystic Fibrosis Patients. Majid H, Khan AH, Hashmi SB, Moatter T, Nasir A. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2022 Aug;32(8):1042-1046. ​​DOI: 10.29271/jcpsp.2022.08.​​1042​.​​

  • ​​Publication dyna​​mics: what can be done to eliminate barriers to publishing full manuscripts by the postgraduate t​​rainees of a low-middle income country? Majid H, Jafri L, Ahmed S, Abid MA, Aamir M, Ijaz A, Khan AH and Siddiqui I.  BMC Res Notes. 2022 Jul 15;15(1):249. ​​​DOI: 10.1186/s13104-022-06138-5.​

  • Reference Intervals of Serum TSH from Mixed Distributions Using Truncation Points, and the Kolmogorov-Smirnov Distance. S Ahmed, J Zierk, AH Khan, L Jafri, H Majid, F Ghani and I Siddiqui. Clin. Lab. 2022 Jul 68;1. DOI: 10.7754/Clin.Lab.2021.210833.

  • Children with lysinuric protein intolerance: Experience from a Lower Middle Income Country. Hashmi SB and Ahmed S. World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics. 2022 Jul 9;11(4):369-74. DOI: ​10.5409/wjcp.v11.i4.369​

  • Disease activity correlates and functionality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis - real-world experience from a South Asian country. Nasir N, Majid H, Khan AH, Awan S and Mehmood Riaz M.  Reumatologia. 2022;60(3):183-191. Epub 2022 Jul 13. ​​DOI: 10.5114/reum.2022.117838.​


  • Biotin-responsive Multiple Carboxylase Deficiency (MCD). Majid H, Ahmed S, Muneer S, Hamid R, Jafri L and Khan AH. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2022 Jun;32(6):823-82​​5. DOI: 10.29271/jcpsp.2022.06.823.

  • Epidemiology of functional gastrointestinal disorders using ROME III adult questionnaire, a population based cross sectional study in Karachi-Pakistan. Abid S, Rehman H, Awan S, Artani A and Siddiqui I. PLoS One. 2022 Jun 13;17(6):e0268403. PMID: 35696397; PMCID: PMC9191742.  DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268403.​

  • Paradigm shifts in Vitamin D testing and diagnosis: A decade-long observational study.​ Pakistan Journal of Pathology. 31. 1-4. 10.55629/pakjpathol.v33i1.690. Majid H, Zehra N, Jafri L, Abid MA, Muneer S and Khan A. (2022).​

  • ​​​Development of a virtual classroom for pre-analytical phase of la​boratory medicine for undergraduate medical students using the Delphi technique. Jafri L, Abid MA, Rehman JAhmed S, Abbas G, Ali H, Kanani F, Ali U, Alavi N, Aslam F, Iqbal S, Ijaz A, Munir MU, Dildar S, Nawaz SH, Adnan K, Khan AH, Zubairi AM and Siddiqui I. PloS one. 2022 April; 17(4), e0264447.​​​