Veterinary Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine

1. About the Department :

The department is dedicated for undergraduate and post graduate teaching and diagnosis and research in the field of Veterinary Medicine. Department has guided so many P.G. students which are serving the nation in various capacity. Department is actively engaged in treating sick animals in Clinical Complex, Peripheral Veterinary Hospital Danapur and arranging Health camps at village level.

2. Mandate / Objectives :

  • To impart quality education in Clinical Veterinary Medicine.
  • To strengthen research in Clinical Veterinary Medicine.
  • To participate in the programmes of extension education and help in transfer of technology from lab. to land.
  • To provide treatment facilities to animals in clinics.

3. Faculty Position :

1. Dr. Pallav Shekhar
Asstt. Professor
09431060262 shekhar.pallav@rediffmail.com

2.

Dr. Ranveer Kumar Sinha

Asstt. Professor

08987384101

ranveervet@rediffmail.com

 

4. Teaching :

(i) U.G. Courses (VCI Syllabus) :

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hrs.

Semester

1.

VEP 411

Veterinary Epidemiology

1+1=2

VII

2.

VEP 421

Preventive Veterinary Medicine-I

2+0=2

VIII

3.

VEP 511

Preventive Veterinary Medicine-II

2+0=2

IX

4.

VEP 422

Preventive Veterinary Medicine-I
(Rural clinical work-surveillance, health tests, vaccination)

0+2=2

VIII

5.

VEP 512

Preventive Veterinary Medicine-II
(Rural clinical work-surveillance, health tests, vaccination)

0+2=2

IX

6.

VAC 421

Veterinary Ambulatory Clinics-I

0+2=2

VIII

7.

VAC 511

Veterinary Ambulatory Clinics-II

0+2=2

IX


(ii) P.G. Courses (As per ICAR Syllabus):

M.V.Sc. Courses :

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hrs.

1

VEP 601

Principles of Epidemiology

2+0

2

VEP 602

Applied Epidemiology

1+1

3

VEP 603

Livestock and Poultry Disease Investigation

0+2

4

VEP 604

Veterinary Clinical Epidemiology

1+1

5

VEP 605

Biosecurity practices in Diseases Prevention

1+1

6

VEP 606

Infectious Diseases of Ruminants-I

2+1

7

VEP 607

Infectious Diseases of Ruminants-II

2+1

8

VEP 608

Infectious Diseases of Equines

1+1

9

VEP 609

Infectious Diseases of Canines and Felines

2+1

10

VEP 610

Infectious Diseases of Poultry

2+1

11

VEP 611

Infectious Diseases of Animal Species of Regional Importance

2+1

12

VEP 612

Infectious Diseases of Laboratory and Zoo Animals

1+0

13

VEP 691

Master’s Seminar

1+0

14

VEP 699

Master’s Research

20


Ph.D. Courses :

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hrs.

1

VEP 701

Recent concepts in Epidemiology and Disease Forecasting

2+1

2

VEP 702

Herd Health Management

2+1

3

VEP 703

Data Collection, Management and Presentation

2+1

4

VEP 704

Survey and Surveillance

2+1

5

VEP 705

Emerging and Re-emerging Animal Diseases

2+0

6

VEP 706

Ecology of Diseases

2+0

7

VEP 707

Molecular Approaches in Epidemiology

2+1

8

VEP 708

Advances in Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases of Ruminants

2+1

9

VEP 709

Advances in Prevention and Control of Infectious Disease of Equines

2+1

10

VEP 710

Advances in Prevention and Control of Diseases in Pet Animals

2+1

11

VEP 711

Advances in Prevention and Control of Diseases in Poultry

2+1

12

VEP 712

Advances in Infectious Diseases of Laboratory and Zoo Animals

1+0

13

VEP 713

Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Toxicological Conditions

1+1

14

VEP 790

Special Problems

0+2

15

VEP 791

Doctoral Seminar – I

1+0

16

VEP 792

Doctoral Seminar – II

1+0

17

VEP 799

Doctoral Research

45

N.B. : A Ph.D. student may also take 600 series courses of M.V.Sc. if not studied during Master’s programme.

5. Research 

(i)  Post Graduate Research (curricular) :


Sl. No.

Name of the Student

Year

Thesis title

1.

Dr. B.P. Singh

1968

Application of agar gel diffusion test for diagnosis of rinderpest.

2.

Dr. Ram Sharan Prasad

1973

Studies on certain aspects of the  etiology , clinicopathology and therapeutic measures of enteritis in calves.

3.

Dr. Shyam Kishore Bhakt.

1973

Studies on the toxicity of Ipomoea carnea in goats.with  special reference to symptomatology, pathological changes and therapeutic measures.

4.

Dr.S.P.Verma

1973

Studies on The comparative merits of common diagnostic tests of bovine mastitis and evaluation of treatment with different chemotherapeutic agents.

5.

Dr.Kameshwar Prasad Mallick.

1973

Studies on on haemonchosis in goats with special reference to incidence, sympatomatology and chemotherapy.

6.

Dr.Nityanand Pandey

1974

Studies on the incidence, symptomatology, haematological changes , effect on the blood glucose level, post mortem changes and trial of drugs in natural and experimental bovine Babesiosis.

7.

Dr.Umesh Lala Das

1975

Studies on the clinicopathological aspects and therapeutic measures in clinical and experimental canine dermatosis.

8.

Dr.Abdur Razzaque

1976

Studies on Experimental trypanosomiasis (surra) in buffalo calves.

9.

Dr.Raghunandan Prasad Singh

1976

Studies on conglutinating compliment absorption test for the diagnosis and detection of immune status of cattle against rinderpest.

10.

Dr.Surendra Prasad

1977

Toxicity of Amprolium as coccidiostat in poultry.

11.

Dr. Murli Dhar Pandey

1978

Studies on experimental benzene hexachloride poisoning in buffalo calves.

12.

Dr. Paresh Prasad Singh

1978

Studies on experimental organophosphorus compound (Malathion) poisoning in goats.

13.

Dr. Amar Prasad Singh

1978

Studies on the clinico biochemical, histopathological changes and drugs trial in experimental hook worms infection in dogs.

14.

 Dr.Janaki Prasad Datta

1978

Studies on the diagnosis and treatment of clinical cases of endometritis in cows.

15.

Dr. Hari Shankar Prasad

1979

Studies on some of the serological tests for the diagnosis of brucellosis in bovine.

16.

Dr. Jai Narayan Singh

1981

Studies on the comparative efficacy of anthelmintics against ascaridiasis in poultry

17.

Dr. Bimal Prasad Giri

1985

Studies on dermatophytoses of animals with reference to diagnosis and chemotherapy.

18.

Dr.Nazir Ahmad Sudhan

1985

Studies on clinical-pathology, biochemistry and chemotherapy of natural and experimental bovine tropical theleriosis.

19.

Dr. Pinaki Ghosh

1985

Studies on clinico-biochemical changes and chemotherapy of canine Babesiosis.

20.

Dr. Surinder Kumar Gupta

1987

Clinico-biochemical changes and chemotherapy of bovine Babesiosis.

21.

Dr. Anup Kumar Roy

1987

Studies on clinico-biochemical changes and chemo therapy of bovine trypanosomiasis.

22.

Dr. Prithwish Guha

1988

Clinico- therapeutic studies on ruminal indigestion with special reference to alkalosis in cattle.

23.

Dr. Naresh Chandra Mandal

1990

Studies on clinical cases of skin-diseases and its therapy in dog.

24.

Dr. Rajeev Ranjan Prasad Sinha

1992

Studies on clinico therapeutic aspect of urinary tract infection in canine.

25.

Dr. Sudhir Kumar

1994

Studies on clinico biochemical aspects and therapy of ruminal alkalosis in dairy cows and buffaloes.

26.

Dr. Sheo Shankar Prasad Singh

1997

Studies on clinico-biochemical changes and therapy of parturient paresis (Milk Fever) in cross- bred cows.

27.

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kaushik

1998

Studies on clinical gangrenous syndrome in cattle and buffaloes.

28.

Dr. Mukesh Sahay

1999

Biochemical analysis of some of the trace minerals in gangrenous syndrome of cattle and buffaloes.

29.

Dr. Pradeep Kumar Ram

2000

Clinico-biochemical and therapeutic studies on acidosis in goats.

30.

Dr. Manoj Kumar Kashyap

2000

Epidemiological studies of otitis externa in dogs.

31.

Dr.Vijay Prasad Mandal

2000

Studies on certain biochemical constituents of blood serum and urine for the treatment of clinical gangrenous syndrome in cattle and buffaloes.

32.

Dr. Arvind Kumar Das

2000

Studies on clinico-biochemical changes with special reference to liver function and therapy of gangrenous syndrome in cattle and buffaloes.

33.

Dr. Abhisek Kumar

2002

Clinicobiochemical and therapeutic studies of experimental ruminal acidosis in goats

34.

Dr. Mukesh Kumar

2002

Studies on experimentally induced coccidiosis in broiler chicken with special reference to pathology, haematology and its therapy.

35.

Dr. Sriniwas  Kumar Sharma

2002

Studies on haematology clinicobiochemical changes and therapy of dehydrated diarrhoeic calf

36.

Dr. Prakash Singh Badal

2003

Studies on clinicobiochemical changes and therapy of post parturient haemoglobinuria in bovine.

37.

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Mahtha

2003

Clinicobiochemical, haematological and therapeutic studies on Colibacillosis in calf

38.

Dr. Bipin Kumar

2004

Epidemiological clinico-pathological and therapeutic aspects of bovine Babesiosis.

39.

Dr. Bidya Shankar Sinha

2004

Epidemiological, Clinico-pathological and therapeutic aspects of bovine trypanosomiasis.

40.

Dr. Ranveer Kumar Sinha

2004

Epidemiological, clinico-pathological and therapeutic aspects of bovine fascioliasis and amphistomiasis.

41.

Dr. Sunil Manohar Kushwaha

2004

Studies on clinico-pathological and therapeutic aspects of gastrointestinal nematodiasis in sheep and goat.

42.

Dr. Sudhanshu Shekhar

2004

Clinico biochemical, hematological and therapeutic studies on bacterial calf diarrhea.

43.

Dr.Raj Kumar Koiri

2005

Clinico- biochemical & therapeutic studies on sub clinical ketosis in cow.

44.

Dr.Navin Kumar

2007

Studies on clinico-haematological aspects and chemotherapy of tropical bovine theleriosis.

45.

Dr. Shantanu Kumar

2007

Studies on sub clinical & clinical mastitis in goats.

46.

Dr. Rajeev Bharti

2008

Studies on prevalence, haemato-biochemical changes and therapeutic measures on scabies and demodecosis in canine.

47.

Dr. Vinita Kumari

2008

Studies on Epidemiological and Haematological aspects of Foot and Mouth Disease in Cattle.

48.

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar

2009

Studies on prevalence,etiology & haematobiochemical alterations in canine dermatoses.

49.

Dr. Jiwan Kumar

2010

Studies on Clinico- Biochemical Alterations and Theraputics measures in Gangrenous syndrome of cattle and Buffalo

50.

Dr. M.K Dwivedi

2010

Studies on calf anaemia with special reference to etiology hematobiochemical alteration blood transfusion and immunological response

 

II.   List of research Project:
List of research project undertaken :

Sl. No.

Name of the Research Project

Funding Agency

1

Studies on Epidemiology, treatment and prevention of gangrenous syndrome in rural buffaloes and cattle in Bihar

ICAR


III.  Research achievement :

  • Various aspects of epidemiological, etiological, clinicopathological, haematological, biochemical, diagnosis, therapeutic, preventive and control measures of several diseases like rinderpest, mastitis, babesiosis, theileriosis, trypanosomiosis, coccidiosis, hook worm infections, brucellosis, haemonchosis, colibacillosis, fasciolosis, amphistomosis etc. have been studied by different researchers in the department.
  • Several clinical diseases like enteritis, acidiosis, alkalosis, milk fever, ketosis, otitis, gangrenous syndrome, dehydration, post parturient, haemoglobinuria, diarrohea etc. have been studied and preventive, therapeutic and control measures have been suggested.
  • Toxicity studies of insecticides, plant positioning etc. as well as their preventive and therapeutic measures have been suggested.

6. Extension :

Department is actively engaged in treating sick animals in Clinical Complex, Peripheral Veterinary Hospital Danapur and arranging Health camps at village level. Advanced Training to the field Veterinary Officers and training to the farmers are given regularly in collaboration with BAMETI and other Govt. and other organization. Farmers are regularly advised through Radio and Television talk.

7. No. of Publications :

Research: 50, Extension : 10, Book Manuals  : 01, Abstract   : 15

8. Facilities :

  • Multiple parameter monitor – Helps in monitoring of different parameters like ECG, Temperature, Blood Pressure, Respiration rate, Heart rate etc. of sick animals.
  • Digital otoscspoe, ECG, Endoscope, Cardioscope, Ferroscope and Draminski Mastitis Detector are also available for diagnosis.
  • Advanced diagnostic equipment like Autohaemolyser and Electrolyte analyzer makes the department well equipped for diagnosis.

9. Seminar/Symposia organized :

N.A.

10. Any other information :

Department is fully engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of sick animal referred to the department with all critical care and preventive measures including immunization.