Veterinary Pathology

1. About the Department :

The department of Pathology was established in 1927 as one of the major department of this Institute. Since inception of the department notable work on diagnosis and control of important diseases in animals were done by the department. Pioneer work has been done in the department for diagnosis and control of Nasal granuloma in cattle of Bihar. Extensive work on collection, identification and pathogenesis of paramphistomiasis (Gillar and Pitto) diseases were carried out. Pathological studies on amphistomiasis in cattle were also done.

2. Mandate/Objective :

        • Diagnostic (Haematological and Bio-chemical) test of the sample received from clinical cases as per the requirement made by clinician.
  • Necropsy of carcass of animals  
  • Gross & histo-pathological examination of the Morbid specimens received from Govt. farms, Veterinary Hospital, Police Dog squad, Public farms, zoological garden, field outbreak’s etc.
  • Postmortem examination of Vetro-legal cases

3. Faculty Position :

1. Dr. Kaushal Kumar
Asstt. Professor
09430569285 drkaushal15@rediffmail.com
2. Dr. Imran Ali
Asstt. Professor
09430963397 imranali.793@rediffmail.com

3.

Dr. Deepak Kumar

Asstt. Professor

09572698885

drdeepak_vet@yahoo.co.in

4.

Dr. Sanjiv Kumar

Asstt. Professor

09939016422

mrsanvet@rediffmail.com

 

4. Teaching :

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

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hrs.

Semester

1.

VPP-211

General Pathology

2+1

III

2.

VPP-221

Systemic Pathology

2+1

IV

3.

VPP-311

Special Pathology-I

2+1

V

4.

VPP-321

Special Pathology-II

2+1

VI

5.

VLD-421

Vet. Lab. Diagnosis

0+2

VIII

6.

VLD-511

Vet. Lab. Diagnosis

0+2

IX

 
(ii)
P.G. Courses (As per ICAR):

M.V.Sc. Courses :

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hrs.

1

VPP 601

General Pathology

2+1

2

VPP 602

Techniques in Pathology

1+1

3

VPP 603

Animal Oncology

1+1

4

VPP 604

Clinical pathology

1+2

5

VPP 605

Necropsy procedures and interpretations-I

0+1

6

VPP 606

Necropsy procedures and interpretations-II

0+1

7

VPP 607

Systemic pathology

2+1

8

VPP 608

Pathology of infectious diseases of domestic animals

2+1

9

VPP 609

Toxicopathology

2+1

10

VPP 610

Avian pathology

2+1

11

VPP 611

Pathology of Laboratory animals, fish and wild animals

2+1

12

VPP 612

Veterolegal pathology

1+0

13

VPP 691

Master’s Seminar

1+0

14

VPP 699

Master’s Research

20

 

 

 

 


Ph.D. Courses :

Sl. No.

Course No.

Course Title

Credit hrs.

1

VPP 701

Pathology of nutritional and metabolic disturbances

2+1

2

VPP 702

Advances in Toxicopathology

2+1

3

VPP 703

Advances in Diagnostic Pathology

1+2

4

VPP 704

Ultrastructural Pathology

1+1

5

VPP 705

Immunopathology

2+1

6

VPP 706

Pathology of important and emerging diseases of pets and livestock

1+1

7

VPP 707

Advances in avian pathology

2+1

8

VPP 708

Pathology of fungal diseases

2+1

9

VPP 709

Molecular pathology of cell injury

2+1

10

VPP 710

Experimental pathology

1+1

11

VPP 790

Special problem

0+2

12

VPP 791

Doctoral Seminar – I

1+0

13

VPP 792

Doctoral Seminar – II

1+0

14

VPP 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

Title of Thesis

1.

P.Das Gupta

1962

Study on the Pathology of experimental Vitamin-A deficiency in chicken

2.

C.D.N.Singh

1962

Experimental studies on the Pathology of Ranikhet disease in relation to age in poultry.

3.

H.N.Thakur

1963

Studies on the Pathology of Rinderpest in Goats due to Mukteswar Goat Adopted Virus (Strain Line W).

4

G.M.Patnaik 

1963

Studies on the Pathology or Mercurial Toxicity in Rats.

5

N.R.Gopal Naidu

1965

Studies on the Pathology of Pasteurellosis in experimental Rabbits.

6

A.K.Chakravorty

1965

Studies on the Pathology of experimental Selenium Toxicity in Rat

7

A.Alam

1965

Studies on the Pathology of experimental Swine Fever

8

B.M.Dutta

1966

Studies on the incidence of Pathological conditions in caprine Kidney

9

P.N.Singh

1966

Studies on the incidence of Pathological conditions in Caprine Liver

10

S.D.Sharma

1967

Studies on the Pathology of Avian Leucosis Complex in Poultry.

11

G.K.Susasla

1971

Pathology of Salpingitis in domestic Fowl.

12

N.B.Singh

1971

Studies on the Respiratory disease of Bovine With Special reference to Pneumonia.

13

S.N.Jha

1975

Studies on the Pathology of Liver disease in Cattle and Buffaloes with special reference to Hepatic Trematodiasis.

14

Lallan Prasad

1974

Studies on the Pathological changes in the Kidney of Bovine iNephritis.

15

K.C.Kakkar

1975

Pathological studies on the Pneumonia of caprine

16

S.P.Rama

1975

Studies on the Pathological changes in experimental Coccidiosis in Sheep

17

Ashok Kumar

1988

Studies on the Pathology of Pneumonia in Sheep with Special reference to Mycoplasma

18

Mahendra Prasad

1989

Studies on the Pathology Respiratory .Tract infection in Chicken with Special reference to Mycoplasma

19

S.N.Tiwary

1975

Studies on the Pathological changes in experimental Fluorine Poisoning in Sheep.

20

Janardan Prasad

1975

Studies on the Pathological changes in Sheep Poisoned with Carbon Tetrachloride

21

Uma Shankar Prasad

1976

Studies on The Pathology of scours and Pneumonia in young Calves.

22

A.K.Thakur

1981

Studies on The Pathology of female genital organs of Bovines with special reference to overian diseases in Catlle.

   23

Alka Sharan

1985

Studies of Pneumonia in Goats with Special Reference to Mycoplasma infection

   24

J. Lal

1986

Pathology of Roger Poisoning in Buffaloes

25

Nirmal Kumari

1993

Pathological  studies on diseases in genital organs & Udder in she Buffaloes

26

Dr.Javed Alam

1997

Studies on the Pathology of Liver diseases in Buffaloes.

27

Nibha Kumari

1997

Pathology of caprine Pneumonia with special reference to Mycoplasma Infection

28

Prabhat Kumar

1997

Pathology of Bovine Mastitis with special reference to Mycoplasma infection.

29

Amrendra Kumar Bhushan

1997

Pathology of Kidney diseases in Buffaloes.

30

Rakesh Kumar Kumud

1998

Pathology of Lungs in Chickens with special reference to Mycoplasma infection

31

Damodar Sedhain

1999

Pathology studies in Aflatoxicity in Chicken.

32

 Sudhir Kumar

2000

Studies on Pathology of Kidneys in Japanese Quial

33

Latika

2000

Pathology of Digestive System in Japanese Quail with Special Reference to Bacterial Infection.

34

Dr.Vinita Rani

2000

Pathology of Experimental Aflatoxicity in Rabbit. 

35

Ram Anuj

2001

Studies on Pathology of Lymph Nodes in Buffaloes.

36

Ajay Kumar

2003

Studies on Pathology of Digestive Tract in Chicken with Special Reference to Bacterial Infection.

37

 Narendra Kumar

2003

Studies on Pathology of Experimental Salt Toxicity in Relation to Turmeric Feeding in Cockerels

38

Nishant

2004

Studies on Pathology of Liver Diseases in Buffaloes

 

(ii) List of Research Projects : N.A.

(iii) Research Achievements :

The department has completed many curricular researches and awarded M.V.Sc. degree and published several research papers in national and international journals. Facts are given below:

  • Pathology of mycoplasma infection in respiratory and reproductive organs of sheep and goats.
  • Studies on this pathology of diseases in zoo animals of  S. G. Biological Park, Patna
  • Pathological study on inflammation in the domestic fowl.
  • Pathological studies on parasitic diseases in buffaloes
  • Pathology of infectious bursal disease in poultry in and around patna
  • Pathology of arteriosclerosis in buffaloes.

6. Extension :

  • Participation in various extension activities of college and RAU (Kishan  Mela, Kishan Gosthi etc.)
  • Several Radio & Television talks have been delivered by the faculty members of the Department from time to time.
  • Collection, identification and pathogenesis of morbid specimens from disease outbreak
  • Training to Veterinary Officials and animal husbandry functionaries have been delivered by the faculty members of the Department.

7. Publications :

Research : 91, Extension : 45, Books/Manuals : 04

8. Facilities :

  • Fully computerized Hematology Laboratory
  • Histopathological Laboratory

9. Seminar/Symposia organized :

N.A.

10. Any other information :

Dr. B. K. Sinha, Ex-Head of this Department had been awarded Jawaharlal Nehru award for best M.V.Sc. thesis by ICAR in 1986.