​​​​​​​​Chemical Pathology Publications​


  • From Bench to Bytes: Utility of social media platforms by Pathology Residents. Zehra M, Khan ZN and Ahmed S (Corresponding Author). eJIFCC2023Vol35No4pp2.317-324​

  • Emphasising the Need for a National Fragili​ty Fracture Network for Pakistan (FFN-Pak). ​Siddiqui H, Majid H, and Khan AH. ​J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2023 Dec;33(12):1469. DOI: 10.29271/jcpsp.2023.12.1469

  • ​​Assessing the knowledge, attitude and practice of osteoporosis among Pakistani women: A national social-media based survey. Ahmed S, Farooqui AJ, Pradhan NA, Zehra N, Majid H, Jafri L and Khan AH.​ PLoS One. 2023 Nov 10;18(11):e0288057.​ ​DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0288057


  • Indirect Reference Intervals of Serum Calcium in Pakistani Children Using KOSMIC, Bhattacharya, and Hoffman Approach.​​ ​​Ahmed S, Agravatt AK, Siddiqui A, Jafri L and Siddiqui I. ​Clin Lab. 2023 Sep 1;69(9). DOI: 10.7754/Clin.Lab.2023.230305

  • ​Factors Associated With Awareness Of L​iterate Mothers About Newborn Screening: A Cross-Sectional Study From A Low-Middle-Income Country. ​Majid H, Jafri L, Farooqui AJ, Ahmed S, Nisa Khan ZU and Khan AH. ​J Pak Med Assoc. 2023 Sep;73(9):1805-1810. ​​DOI: 10.47391/JPMA.7004

  • Sequence variants in the BTD underlying bio​tinidase deficiency in families of Pakistani origin. ​​​​Moatter T, Ahmed S, Majid H, Jafri L, Bilal M, Najumuddin, Faisal and Khan AH. J Gene Med. 2023 Sep 26:e3597. DOI: 10.1002/jgm.3597

  • ​Editorial: Recent advances in vitamin D supplementation for improved reproductive endocrine and metabolic parameters. ​Alam F, Khan AH, Baig M and​ Rehman R.​​ Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2023 Aug 18;14:1251388.​ ​DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2023.1251388

  • ​An Evaluation of the new 2021 Creatinine-Based Equation for Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) in Pakistanis.​ ​Ahmed S, Yaqub S, Siddiqui A and Jafri L.​ ​Clin Lab. 2023 Aug 1;69(8). DOI: 10.7754/Clin.Lab.2023.230105

  • Prevalence of familial hypercholesterolemia in a country-wide laboratory network in Pakistan: 10-year data from 988, 306 patients. Farhad A, Noorali AA, Tajuddin S, Khan SD, Ali M, Chunara R, Khan AH, Zafar A, Merchant A, Bokhari SS, Virani SS and Samad Z.​ ​Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2023 Jul-Aug;79:19-27. DOI: 10.1016/j.pcad.2023.07.007

  • ​​Evaluation of the clinical, biochemical, and genetic presentation of neonatal and adult-onset 5,10-Methylene-tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) deficiency in patients from Pakistan. Ahmed S, Akbar F, DeBerardinis RJ, Ni M and Afroze B. ​J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2023 Jul 13.​ DOI: 10.1515/jpem-2023-0083

  • A framework for implementing best laboratory practices for non-integrated point of care tests in low resource settings. ​Jafri L, Ahmed S, Majid H, Ghani F, Pillay T, Khan AH, Siddiqui I, Shakeel S, Ahmed S, Azeem S and Khan A. EJIFCC. 2023 Jul 10;34(2):110-122. PMCID: PMC10349313

  • ​​Burden of ocular abnormalities in patients with beta thalassaemia: a cross-sectional study. ​​Baig R, Zahid N, Kausar F, Qazi HIA, Moiz B, Hussain S, Khan AH, Arain F and Ahmad K​. BMJ Open Ophthalmol. 2023 Jul;8(1):e001293. DOI: 10.1136/bmjophth-2023-001293.​



  • Is HbA1c associated with birth weight? A multivariable analysis of Pakistani pregnant women. J Obstet Gynaeco​l Res. 2023 Jun 21​. Silke O, Yim IS, Shaikh K, Lalani S, Ghani F, Wanyonyi S, Samia P, Merali M, Omuse G, Okoko C, Forcheh N, Premji SS; Maternal-infant Global Health Team (MiGHT) Collaborators in Research.​ ​J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2023 Jun 21.DOI: 10.1111/jog.15706

  • Interleukin-6 (IL-6) as a Predictor of Clini​​cal Outcomes in Patients with COVID-19.​ ​Mahmood SBZ, Majid H, Arshad A, Zaib-Un-Nisa, Niazali N, Kazi K, Aslam A, Ahmed S, Jamil B and Jafri L. ​Clin Lab. 2023 Jun 1;69(6). DOI: 10.7754/Clin.Lab.2022.220741

  • ​GRADE-ADOLOPMENT of clinical practice ​guideline for postmenopausal osteoporosis management-a Pakistani context.​ ​Nadeem S, Pervez A, Abid MA, Khalid RN, Rizvi NA, Aamdani SS, Ayub B, Mustafa MA, Ahmed S, Riaz M, Irfan K, Noordin S, Jafri L, Majid H, Umer M, Zehra N, Sheikh A, Haider AH and Khan AH. ​​Arch Osteoporos. 2023 May 19;18(1):71. DOI: 10.1007/s11657-023-01258-2.​

  • L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria - review of literature and case series. ​Ahmed S, Siddiqui A, DeBerardinis RJ, Ni M, Gu Lai W, Cai F, Vu HS and Afroze B.​​​​ Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2023 Apr 4;85(4):712-717. ​​DOI: 10.1097/MS9.0000000000000326.​​​​


  • Inappropriate supplementation of Vitamin D can result in toxicity: a crosssectional study of paediatrics population. ​​Shamim N, Majid H, Khemani S, Salim M, Muneer S and Khan AH.​ J Pak Med Assoc. 2023 Mar;73(3):500-504.​ DOI: 10.47391/JPMA.5512.​​


  • ​Metabolomics of a neonatal cohort from the Alliance for Maternal and Newborn Health Improvement biorepository: Effect of preanalytical variables on reference intervals.​ ​Jafri LKhan AH, Ilyas M, Nisar I, Khalid J, Majid H, Hotwani A and Jehan F.​ ​PLoS One. 2023 Jan 6;18(1):e0279931.​ ​DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0279931