Research Publications


Bostan N, Naeem M, Afzal MS, Mustafa I, Arshad M, Khan AA, Haider W, Khan MR, Ahmad SS, Ali S, Naveed M, Ahmed H. Sero-prevalence of Hepatitis B and C Virus from rural areas of northern Punjab (Sargodha District), Pakistan. (2016). Tropical Biomedicine 33(4): 599-607.


Amir S, Khan J, Afzal MS, Amen NE, Raza H, Safdar W, Ahmed H, Bostan N. Molecular epidemiology and genotyping of SEN Virus in thalassemia patients in Pakistan. (2016). Infection Genetics and Evolution. 44:300-302. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2016.07.019. Epub 2016 Jul 19.


Bostan N, Amen N, Safdar W, Adam T, Durrani  AA, Shakoor A, Ahmed H, Siddiqui AA, Javed  S, Mahmood T. Risk factors involved in spread of HCV in patients from sub urban Rawalpindi and their association with existing genotypes. (2016). Tropical Biomedicine 33(4):652-662.


Bostan N, Amen N, Javed S, SAMAS Eqani, Tahir F, Bokhari, H.Dengue Fever Virus in Pakistan: Effects of seasonal Pattern and Temperature change on Distribution of Vector and Virus. (2016). Reviews in Medical Virology, 1-17. doi: 10.1002/rmv.1899.


Eqani SAMAS, Khalid R, Bostan N, Saqib Z, Mohmand J, Rehan M, Ali N, Katsoyiannis IA, Shen H.Human lead (Pb) exposure via dust from different land use settings of Pakistan: A case study from two urban mountainous cities. (2016). Chemosphere. 155:259-265. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.


Safdar W, Ahmed H, Bostan N, O'Brien J.  Comparative Analysis of Different Small Heat Shock Protein Genes Promoter in Oryza sativa L. ssp. (2016). Plant Systematics and Evolution. 302(9): 1195-1206.


Irfan Mustaf, Haroon Ahmed, Myda Abrar Lodhi, Abdul Rauf Siddiqi Sher Khan, Waseem Haider, Bostan N......Newcastle disease as an emerging disease in peacocks of Tharparker, Pakistan (2015). The journal of Infection in Developing Countries. 9(8):914-916. doi:10.3855/jidc.5258


Muhammad Abdullah, Mauro Fasola, Ashiq Muhammad, Salman Ahmad Malik, Bostan N, Habib Bokhari, Muhammad Aqeel Kamran, Mustafa Nawaz Shafqat, Ambreen Alamdar, Mudassar Khan, Nadeem Ali , Syed Ali Musstjab Akber Shah Eqani .Avian feathers as a non-destructive bio-monitoring tool of trace metals Signatures: A case study from severely contaminated areas (2015). Chemosphere. 119:553-561


Ambreen Zafar, Ali Mustajab, Bostan N, …….Toxic metals signature in the human seminal plasma of Pakistani population and their potential role in male infertility (2014). Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 37(3):515-527. doi: 10.1007/s10653-014-9666-8. Epub 2014 Dec 4.


Bostan N and Mahmood T.An overview about Hepatitis C: A devastating Virus. (2010). Critical Reviews in Microbiology. 36(2):91-133.


Bostan N et al.Diagnosis of heavy metal contamination in agro ecology of Gujranwala, Pakistan using Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) as bioindicator. (2007). Ecotoxicology. 16:247-251.