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Spontaneous splenic rupture - An uncommon complication of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, Abdul Muqtadir Abbasi, Salman Adil, and Bushra Moiz

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SMARCA4-deficient sinonasal carcinoma: A series of 10 cases expanding the genetic spectrum of SWI/SNF-driven sinonasal malignancies, Abbas Agaimy, Deepali Jain, Nasir Ud Din, Lisa M. Rooper, and Justin A. Bishop

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Practice of academic surgical pathology during the COVID-19 pandemic, Zubair Ahmad, Shabina Rahim, Nasir Ud Din, and Arsalan Ahmed

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Histopathology of the gastrointestinal tract, Zubair Ahmad and Sabeehuddin Siddique

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Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections-A neglected and emerging problem, Imran Ahmed, Simon Tiberi, Joveria Farooqi, Kauser Jabeen, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Giovanni Battista Migliori, and Rumina Hasan

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Histopathology of respiratory system and mediastinum, Rashida Ahmed and Qurratulain Chundriger

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Glycogen storage diseases-time to flip the outdated diagnostic approach centered on liver biopsy with the molecular testing, Sibtain Ahmed and Bushra Afroze

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Trend analysis of lab tests requisitions of COVID-19 prognostic biomarkers at a clinical chemistry reference laboratory-an observational study, Sibtain Ahmed and Farooq Ghani

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Challenges amid COVID-19 times - Review of the changing practices in a clinical chemistry laboratory from a developing country, Sibtain Ahmed, Lena Jafri, Hafsa Majid, Aysha Habib, Farooq Ghani, and Imran Siddiqui

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Performance evaluation of delta checks for error control in a hematology laboratory, Arzina Aziz Ali, Areeba Khalid, and Bushra Moiz

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Transplant in aplastic anemia using combined granulocyte colony-stimulating factor primed blood and bone marrow stem cells: A retrospective analysis, Natasha Ali, Ayesha Butt, Bakhtawer Altaf, Salman Adil, and Usman Shaikh

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Worldwide network for blood and marrow transplantation (WBMT) recommendations for establishing a hematopoietic stem cell transplantation program in countries with limited resources (Part II): Clinical, technical and socio-economic considerations, M Aljurf, D Weisdorf, S K. Hashmi, A Nassar, E Gluckman, M Mohty, D Rizzo, M Pasquini, M Hamadani, and Salman Adil

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Oral cancer: Clinicopathological features and associated risk factors in a high risk population presenting to a major tertiary care center in Pakistan, Namrah Anwar, Shahid Pervez, Qurratulain Chundriger, Mohammad Sohail Awan, Tariq Moatter, and Tazeen Saeed Ali

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Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis - A rare cause of chronic anemia, Ayesha Butt, Rashida Ahmed, Muhammad Dawood Amir Sheikh, Omar Khan, Nousheen Iqbal, Arshalooz Rahman, and Javaid Khan

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IQ driving QI: The Asia pacific consortium on osteoporosis (APCO): An innovative and collaborative initiative to improve osteoporosis care in the Asia pacific, M Chandran, S K. Bhadada, P R. Ebeling, N L. Gilchris, Aysha Habib Khan, P Halbout, S Lekamwasam, G Lyubomirsk, P J. Mitchell, T V. Nguyen, K L. Tiu, and Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis

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IQ driving QI: The Asia pacific consortium on osteoporosis (APCO): An innovative and collaborative initiative to improve osteoporosis care in the Asia pacific, M Chandran, S K. Bhadada, P R. Ebeling, N L. Gilchrist, Aysha Habib Khan, P Halbout, S Lekamwasam, G Lyubomirsky, P J. Mitchell, T V. Nguyen, K L. Tiu, and Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis

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The diversity of lipopolysaccharide (O) and capsular polysaccharide (K) antigens of invasive klebsiella pneumoniae in a multi-country collection, Myeongjin Choi, Nicolas Hegerle, Joseph Nkeze, Shaichi Sen, Sanchita Jamindar, Shamima Nasrin, Sunil Sen, Jasnehta Permala-Booth, James Sinclair, and Sadia Shakoor

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Tuberculosis of the flexor carpi radialis muscle - A case report, Shah Fahad, Naveed Baloch, and Nasir Ud Din

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Histopathology of the skin, Saira Fatima

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Thyroid cytology in Pakistan: An institutional audit of the atypia of undetermined significance/follicular lesion of undetermined significance category, Saira Fatima, Rabia Qureshi, Sumbul Imran, Romana Idrees, Zubair Ahmad, Naila Kayani, and Arsalan Ahmed

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Histopathology of endocrine system, Saira Fatima, Sabeehuddin Siddique, and Shahid Pervez

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Histopathology of male genital tract (Testis and Prostate), Syeda Samia Fatima and Mariam Abid

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Eggerthella lenta bacteraemia in endometrial adenocarcinoma - A case report from Pakistan, Tazeen Fatima, Rumina Hasan, and Samia Tariq

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Investigation of japanese encephalitis virus as a cause of acute encephalitis in southern Pakistan, april 2015-january 2018, Tazeen Fatima, Abida Rais, Erum Khan, Susan L. Hills, Trudy V. Chambers, Aneeta Hotwani, Shahida Qureshi, Saad Shafqat, Saima Malik, Farah Qamar, Fatima Mir, Anthony A. Marfin, Anita K. M. Zaidi, Asif Raza Khowaja, and Sadia Shakoor

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Histologic grading of breast carcinoma: A multi-institution study of interobserver variation using virtual microscopy, Paula S. Ginter, Romana Idress, Timothy M. D'Alfons, Susan Fineberg, Shabnam Jaffer, Abida K. Sattar, Anees Chagpa, Parker Wilson, and Malini Harigopal

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Unique aspects of graft-versus-host-disease management in the eastern Mediterranean region: Report from the eastern Mediterranean blood and marrow transplantation group: Special report, Shahrukh Hashmi, Marwan Shaheen, Salman Adil, Parvez Ahmed, Syed Ahmed, Ben Abdeljelil, Amal Alabdulwahab, Amal Albeihany, Saad Aldaama, and Murtadha Al-Khabori

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Relationship of spot urine oxalate to creatinine ratio and 24 hours urinary oxalate excretion in patients with urolithiasis, Syed Bilal Hashmi, Lena Jafri, Hafsa Majid, Jamsheer Jehangir Talati, Wajahat Aziz, and Aysha Habib Khan

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Post tuberculosis treatment infectious complications, Desmond Hsu, Muhammad Irfan, Kauser Jabeen, Nousheen Iqbal, Rumina Hasan, Giovanni Battista Migliori, Alimuddin Zumla, Dina Visca, Rosella Centis, and Simon Tiberi

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CLABSI reduction using evidence based interventions and nurse empowerment: A quality improvement initiative from a tertiary care NICU in Pakistan, Ali Shabbir Hussain, Anjum Mohyuddin Ahmed, Saba Arbab, Shabina Ariff, Syed Rehan Ali, Simon Demas, Jehan Zeb, Arjumand Rizvi, Ali Faisal Saleem Dr, and Joveria Farooqi

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Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with H1N1 influenza pneumonia admitted at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Mujahid Hussain, Nosheen Nasir, Muhammad Irfan, and Zahra Hasan

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Histopathology of breast, Romana Idrees, Muhammad Usman Tariq, and Naila Kayani

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Snail fever of the bladder in a non-endemic area, Romana Idress, Zehra Jamil, Muhammad Areeb Ashfaq, Daniya Umer, Romana Idress, and Hammad Ather

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Trichosporon species and fusarium species as a cause of empyema thoracis in a diabetic patient, Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Ammar, Muhammad Irfan, and Kauser Jabeen

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Underlying conditions and clinical spectrum of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA): An experience from a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Nousheen Iqbal, Muhammad Irfan, Ammar Mushtaq, and Kauser Jabeen

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Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in patients with severe influenza, Muhammad Irfan, Kauser Jabeen, M Hussain, Joveria Farooqi, Naveed H. Rashid, Nosheen Nasir, and Zahra Hasan

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Invasive pulmonary infection by syncephalastrum species: Two case reports and review of literature, Memoona Irshad, Nosheen Nasir, Urooj Haider Hashmi, Joveria Farooqi, and Syed Faisal Mahmood

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A multimethod, multicountry evaluation of breakpoints for bedaquiline resistance determination, Nazir Ahmed Ismail, Akio Aono, Emanuele Borroni, Daniela Maria Cirillo, Christel Desmaretz, Rumina Hasan, Satoshi Mitarai, Sadia Shakoor, Gabriela Torrea, Koné Kaniga, and Shaheed V. Omar

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Aspergillus fumigatus and aspergillus flavus-specific IgG cut-offs for the diagnosis of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis in Pakistan, Kauser Jabeen, Joveria Farooqi, Nousheen Iqbal, Khalid Wahab, and Muhammad Irfan

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Spectrum of fungal pathogens in burn wound specimens: Data from a tertiary care hospital laboratory in Pakistan, Kauser Jabeen, Muneeb Khan, Seema Umar, Najma Shaheen, and Joveria Farooqi

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Persistence of candida auris on latex and nitrile gloves with transmission to sterile urinary catheters, Kauser Jabeen, Pushpa Bhawan Mal, Areeba Tharwani, Mariam Hashmi, and Joveria Farooqi

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Impact of COVID-19 on laboratory professionals-A descriptive cross sectional survey at a clinical chemistry laboratory in a developing country, Lena Jafri, Sibtain Ahmed, and Imran Siddiqui

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Kidney stone analysis and spiritual guides (pir faqir): The known-unknowns, Lena Jafri, Aysha Habib Khan, and Humaira Asif

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Kidney stone analysis and spiritual guides (pir faqir): The known-unknowns, Lena Jafri, Aysha Habib khan, and Humaira Asif

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Fostering teaching-learning through workplace based assessment in postgraduate chemical pathology residency program using virtual learning environment, Lena Jafri, Imran Siddiqui, Aysha Habib Khan, Muhammed Tariq, Muhammad Umer Naeem Effendi, Azra Naseem, Sibtain Ahmed, Farooq Ghani, Shahnila Alidina, Nadir Shah, and Hafsa Majid

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Erythema annulare centrifugum: A rare skin manifestation of hashimoto thyroiditis, Palwasha Jalil, Sadia Masood, and Saira Fatima

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Histopathology of female genital tract, Naila Kayani, Romana Idrees, and Zeeshan Uddin

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Utility of ultrasound and mammography in detection of negative axillary nodal metastasis in breast cancer, Anam khan, Imrana Masroor, Kumail Khandwala, Summar Un-Nisa Abbasi, and Muhammad Usman Tariq

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The clinical features of co-circulating dengue viruses and the absence of dengue hemorrhagic fever in Pakistan, Erum Khan, Dhani Prakoso, Kehkashan Imtiaz, Faisal Malik, Joveria Farooqi, Maureen T. Long, and Kelli L. Barr

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What are the barriers to implementing national antimicrobial resistance action plans? A novel mixed-methods policy analysis in Pakistan, Mishal S. Khan, Anna Durrance-Bagale, Ana Mateus, Zia Sultana, Rumina Hasan, and Johanna Hanefeld

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Draft genome sequences of two extensively drug-resistant strains of acinetobacter baumannii isolated from clinical samples in Pakistan, Sara Lomonaco, Matthew A. Crawford, Christine Lascols, Debra J. Fisher, Kevin Anderson, David R. Hodge, Segaran P. Pillai, Stephen A. Morse, Erum Khan, Molly A. Hughes, Marc W. Allard, and Shashi K. Sharma

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A mosaic tetracycline resistance gene tet(S/M) detected in an MDR pneumococcal CC230 lineage that underwent capsular switching in south Africa, Stephanie W. Lo, Rebecca A. Gladstone, Andries J. van Tonder, Mignon Du Plessis, Jennifer E. Cornick, Paulina A. Hawkins, Shabir A. Madhi, Susan A. Nzenze, Rama Kandasamy, and Sadia Shakoor

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Maternal infection and stillbirth: A review, Elizabeth M. McClure, Robert M. Silver, Jean Kim, Imran Ahmed, Mangala Kallapur, Najia Bano Ghanchi, Mahantesh B. Nagmoti, Sangappa Dhaded, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani, and Sarah Saleem

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Histopathology of central nervous system (CNS) and skeletal muscle, Aisha Memon, Zubair Ahmad, and Sheema H Hasan

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Histopathology of the liver, gall bladder and pancreas, Khurram Minhas and Sidra Arshad

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Expression of HER-2/neu in oral squamous cell carcinoma, Sana Mirza, Naila Hadi, Shahid Pervez, Sultan Zeb Khan, Sameer A. Mokeem, Tariq Abduljabbar, Nawwaf Al-Hamoudi, and Fahim Vohra

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Screening for triazole resistance in clinically significant aspergillus species; report from Pakistan, Safia Moin, Joveria Farooqi, Kausar Jabeen, Sidra Laiq, and Afia Zafar

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Use of pefloxacin as a surrogate marker to detect ciprofloxacin susceptibility in Salmonella enterica serotypes typhi and paratyphi A, Safia Moin, Mohammad Zeeshan, Sidra Laiq, Ahmed Raheem, and Afia Zafar

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Acute mesenteric thrombosis: A hematologist perspective, Bushra Moiz, Zaid Muslim, Zahraa Farrukh Siddiqui, and Hasnain Zafar

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Documentation errors in transfusion chain: Challenges and interventions, Bushra Moiz, Arsalan Kabir Siddiqui, Nazish Sana, Muhammed Wahhaab Sadiq, Farheen Karim, and Natasha Ali

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Frequency of translocation t(11;22)(q24;q12) using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in histologically and immunohistochemically diagnosed cases of ewing's sarcoma, Muhammad Rizwan Bashir Muhammad Rizwan Bashir, Shahid Pervez, Atif Ali Hashmi, and Muhammad Irfan

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Compliance of hand written transfusion requisition form and improvement after online request - A clinical audit, Nadia Nasir, Usman Shaikh, Natasha Ali, and Shabneez Hussain

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COVID-19 associated pulmonary aspergillosis (CAPA) in patients admitted with severe COVID-19 pneumonia: An observational study from Pakistan, Nosheen Nasir, Joveria Farooqi, Syed Faisal Mahmood, and Kauser Jabeen

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Implementing parasite genotyping into national surveillance frameworks: Feedback from control programmes and researchers in the Asia-pacific region, Rintis Noviyanti, Olivo Miotto, Alyssa Barry, Jutta Marfurt, Sasha Siegel, Nguyen Thuy-Nhien, Huynh Hong Quang, Nancy Dian Anggraeni, Ferdinand Laihad, and Najia Karim Ghanchi

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Primary diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) of the prostate presenting with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), Ayesha Nusrat and Syed Muhammad Nazim

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Atlas of diagnostic and predictive histopathology, Shahid Pervez

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Basic pathology, Shahid Pervez

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Karachi cancer registry (KCR): Age-standardized incidence rate by age-group and gender in a mega city of Pakistan, Shahid Pervez, Adnan Jabbar, Ghulam Haider, Shamvil Ashraf, Muhammad Asif Qureshi, Fouzia Lateef, Imtiaz Bashir, Manzoor Zaidi, Mohammad Khurshid, and Mohammad Saeed Quraishy

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Histopathology of haematolymphoid, Shahid Pervez, Khurram Minhas, and Arsalan Ahmed

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Predictive pathology, Shahid Pervez and Tariq Moatter

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IL10RA modulates crizotinib sensitivity in NPM1-ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma, Nina Prokoph, Nicola Anna Probst, Liam Changwoo Lee, Jack Michael Monahan, Jamie David Matthews, Huan-Chang Liang, Klaas Bahnsen, Ivonne A. Montes-Mojarro, Elif Karaca Atabay, and Shahid Pervez

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Bilateral gonadoblastoma with dysgerminoma in a phenotypically normal female with 46XX karyotype: Report of a rare case and literature review, Muhammad Abdur Raafey, Muhammad Abdulwaasey, Syeda Samia Fatima, Zeeshan Uddin, and Muhammad Usman Tariq

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A rare cause of dyspeptic symptoms and anaemia in a young man, Hareem Rehman, Shahab Abid, Naila Kayani, and Ali Haroon

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Lack of androgen receptor expression selects for basal-like phenotype and is a predictor of poor clinical outcome in non-metastatic triple negative breast cancer, Nazia Riaz, Romana Idress, Sadia Habib, and El Nasir Lalani

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Recurrent loss of SMARCA4 in sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma, Lisa M. Rooper, Nasir Ud Din, Jeffrey Gagan, Lodewijk A A. Brosens, Kelly R. Magliocca, Mark A. Edgar, Lester D R. Thompson, Abbas Agaimy, and Justin A. Bishop

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Clinical significance of repeat testing of critical results in a hematology laboratory, Nazish Sana, Bushra Moiz, and Ahmed Raheem Buksh

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Feasibility of preoperative tattooing of percutaneously biopsied axillary lymph node: An experimental pilot study, Abida K. Sattar, Basim Ali, Imrana Masroor, Shaista Afzal Saeed, Muhammad Usman Tariq, Romana Idrees, Maseeh uz Zaman, and Wardah Khalid

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Lifestyle changes and glycemic control in type 1 diabetes mellitus: A trial protocol with factorial design approach, Sobia Sawani, amna siddiqui, Iqbal Azam Syed, Khadija N Humayun, Asma Ahmed, Aysha Habib, Sabahat Naz, Mayera Tufail, and Romaina Iqbal

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Efforts to improve diagnosis of bacteraemia by reducing blood culture contamination in an emergency department: Strategies and outcome, Najma Shaheen, Mohammad Zeeshan, Naima Fasih, Joveria Farooqi, Kausar Jabeen, and Seema Irfan

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Comparison of clinical presentation and out-comes of chikungunya and dengue virus infections in patients with acute undifferentiated febrile illness from the Sindh region of Pakistan, Uzma Shahid, Joveria Farooqi, Kelli L. Barr, Syed Faisal Mahmood, Bushra Jamil, Kehkashan Imtiaz, Zahida Azizullah, Faisal Malik, Dhani Prakoso, Maureen T. Long, and E. Khan

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Improved outcome in early induction deaths in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia after therapeutic and supportive interventions: A follow up study of seven-years' experience at a tertiary care center, Mohammad Usman Shaikh, Natasha Bahadur Ali, Farheen Karim, Ahmed Raheem Buksh, and Shahzad Sarwar

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Ensuing adequate mixing of blood samples before analysis-A proposed method for verification of satisfactory sample mixing by automated red blood cell count analyzers, Muhammad Shariq Shaikh, Sibtain Ahmed, Mohammad Usman Shaikh, Natasha Bahadur Ali, and Nazish Sana

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Antibiotic-resistant enteric infections, Sadia Shakoor, James A. Platts-Mills, and Rumina Hasan

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Infection prevention and control in the tropics, Sadia Shakoor, Haider J. Warraich, and Anita K. M. Zaidi

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The utility of early warning score in adults presenting with sepsis in the emergency department of a low resource setting, Emaduddin Siddiqui, Abdul A. Jokhio, Ahmed Raheem, Shahan Waheed, and Syed Hashmatullah

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Fine needle aspiration, David F. Sigmon and Saira Fatima

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Intracranial mesenchymal tumor with FET-CREB fusion - A unifying diagnosis for the spectrum of intracranial myxoid mesenchymal tumors and angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma-like neoplasms, Emily A. Sloan, Jason Chiang, Javier E. Villanueva-Meyer, Sanda Alexandrescu, Jennifer M. Eschbacher, Wesley Wang, Manuela Mafra, Nasir Ud Din, Emily Carr-Boy, and Michael Watson

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Histopathology of cardiovascular system, Muhammad Usman Tariq and Sheema H Hasan

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Solid papillary carcinoma of breast; a detailed clinicopathological study of 65 cases of an uncommon breast neoplasm with literature review, Muhammad Usman Tariq, Romana Idress, Madiha Bilal Qureshi, and Naila Kayani

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Dedifferentiated liposarcoma with meningothelial-like whorls: Five additional cases and review of the literature, Muhammad Usman Tariq, Naila Kayani, Tariq Moatter, and Nasir Ud Din

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Histopathology of head and neck, Nasir Ud Din, Sidra Arshad, and Shahid Pervez

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Calcification and ossification in conventional schwannoma: A clinicopathologic study of 32 cases, Nasir Ud Din, Karen Fritchie, Mohammad Usman Tariq, Arsalan Ahmed, and Zubair Ahmad

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Hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: Case series of a rare vascular tumor mimicking metastases, Nasir Ud Din, Shabina Rahim, Tamana Asghari, Jamshid Abdul Ghafar, and Zubair Ahmad

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Histopathology of bone and soft tissue, Nasir Ud Din, Muhammad Usman Tariq, and Shahid Pervez

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Histomorphometric analysis of pre- and post-denosumab-treated giant cell tumor of bone, Nasir Ud Din, Masood Umer, and Yong-Koo Park

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Histopathology of urinary system, Zeeshan Uddin, Aisha Memon, and Muhammad Arif

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Encapsulated papillary carcinoma of breast; a clinicopathological study of 25 cases and literature review with emphasis on high grade variant, Muhammad Usman Tariq, Romana Idress, Madiha Bilal Qureshi, and Naila Kayani

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Correction to: Cryo-nanoscale chromosome imaging-future prospects, Mohammed Yousuf, Safana Farooq, Ian Robinson, and El Nasir Lalani

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Cryo-nanoscale chromosome imaging-future prospects, Mohammed Yousuf, Safana Farooq, Ian Robinson, and El Nasir Lalani

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Intra-abdominal follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS): Series of 18 cases of a rare entity from Pakistan, Maha Zubair, Nasir Ud Din, Sidra Arshad, Khurram Minhas, Romana Idress, and Zubair Ahmad

Submissions from 2019

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Synchronous well-differentiated endometrioid adenocarcinoma and leiomyosarcoma of the uterus with pulmonary metastasis in a 50-yr-old woman: A case report and review of literature, Alizeh Abbas, Nasir Ud Din, and Naila Kayani