Veterinary Parasitology

Department of Veterinary Parasitology is imparting theoretical and practical instructions to undergraduate students as per Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education Degree Course Regulations of Veterinary Council of India. The department is also conducting postgraduate master (MVSc) and doctoral (PhD) degree program.

1. Mandates/ objective of the department: Department has following mandate and objectives:

  •  Teaching, Research and Extension activities for students, researchers, farmers and veterinarians.
  • To generate trained manpower for institutes/ universities, industries, livestock sector and develop the entrepreneurs in the field of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry.
  • Consultancy to the livestock owners on parasitic diseases and their preventive and control measures.

2. Infrastructure of the department:

The department has following laboratory facilities well- equipped with scientific equipments:

  • Laboratory of Helminthology
  • Laboratory of Entomology & Protozoology
  • Museum

Course offered with credit hours and course code

SNo

Course No

Course Title

Credit hours

BVSc&AH as per MSVE 2016

 

  1.  

 VPA

Veterinary Parasitology

3+2=5

MVSc as per ICAR 2009

 

  1.  

VPA 601

 

 

  1.  

VPA 602

Veterinary Helminthology-II

2+1=3

  1.  

VPA 603

Veterinary Entomology& Acarology

2+1=3

  1.  

VPA 604

Veterinary Protozoology

2+1=3

  1.  

VPA 606

Clinical Parasitology

0+2=2

  1.  

VPA 607

Trends in control of livestock& poultry parasites

1+1=2

  1.  

VPA 608

Immunoparasitology

2+1=2

  1.  

VPA 609

Parasitic Zoonoses

2+0=2

  1.  

VPA 610

Parasites of Zoo & Wild animals

2+1=3

  1.  

VPA 611

Malacology

1+1=2

  1.  

VPA 691

Master’s Seminar

1+0=1

  1.  

VPA 699

Master’s Research

20

PhD as per ICAR 2009

 

  1.  

VPA 701

Applications of remote sensing and geographic information system in Parasitology

1+2=3

  1.  

VPA 702

Molecular diagnostics and vaccine development in parasitology

2+1=3

  1.  

VPA 703

Host Parasite Interactions

2+0=2

  1.  

VPA 704

Advances in Protozoology

2+1=3

  1.  

VPA 705

Advances in Helminthology-I

2+1=3

  1.  

VPA 706

Advances in Helminthology-II

2+1=3

  1.  

VPA 707

Advances in Entomology and Acarology

2+1=3

  1.  

VPA 708

In Vitro Cultivation of Parasites

2+1=3

  1.  

VPA 709

Emerging And Re-Emerging Parasitic Diseases

2+0=2

  1.  

VPA 710

Bionomics of parasites

3+0=3

  1.  

VPA 711

Environmental Parasitology

1+1=2

  1.  

VPA790

Special problem

0+2=2

  1.  

VPA 791

Doctoral Seminar -I

1+0=1

  1.  

VPA 792

Doctoral Seminar- II

1+0=1

  1.  

VPA 799

Doctoral Research

45


Dr. Prem Sagar Maurya
Dr. Prem Sagar Maurya
Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Molecular diagnosis of Parasites and Parasitic diseases
Email: vet.drpremm@gmail.com, vet@svpuat.edu.in
Phone No: 9412672708
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Dr. Shivani Sahu
Dr. Shivani Sahu
Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Gastro-intestinal parasites of domestic and wild animals
Email: shivanisahu010 @gmail.com, vet@svpuat.edu.in
Phone No: 9410101781
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Research activities:

a. Student research:

S.No

Name of Student with ID

Thesis Title

1

Rajat Kumar, (PGV-3100)

Prevalence Study on Gastrointestinal Parasites of Pig (Sus scrofa) in and around Meerut

2

Ranveer Singh Yadav, (PGV-5991/21) (ongoing)

Molecular detection and genetic characterization for Theileria spp. of cattle in Western Uttar Pradesh

b. Other research activities if any: Molecular characterization of Theileria spp. of bovine

Extension activities: Team member of Animal Health Camp for Diagnosis & Management of Parasitic Diseases in Livestock

a. Training organised: Nil

b. Lecture delivered:

Faculty members are regularly delivering lectures in training programs organized in the college under different scheme. They also deliver lectures in Kisan Mela organized by University and Animal Husbandry department of Uttar Pradesh

c. Other: Resource generation through diagnosis of clinical samples viz., blood, faecal & skin scrapping from Veterinary Clinical Complex (VCC), dairy farms& semen production units.

Other activities, if any: Attending outbreaks of diseases



Existing facilities: well equipped U.G. and P.G. laboratories having adequate numbers of binocular and dissecting microscopes, Streozoom microscope, Trinocular microscope, Baermann’s apparatus, centrifuge machines, refrigerator, insect traps, entomological boxes & smart class room equipped with projector and having sufficient seating arrangement.

Time table (UG time table)

Sr.No.

Theory

Practical

1.

Monday: 2PM-3PM

Batch A

Batch B

Batch C

2.

Wednesday: 2PM-3PM

Tuesday 11-1PM

Wednesday 11-1PM

Monday 3-5PM

3.

Friday: 3PM-4PM

Thursday11-1PM

Friday 11-1PM

Tuesday  3-5PM


Gallery:

Publications (Original research article, Review article in APA format)

  1. Varum, V.K., Maurya, P.S., Jeny, K .J., Jithin, M.V.,  Singh, A.K., Chandra, N. & Sarkar, T.K. (2021). Diagnosis and treatment of Toxocara canis infection in a dog –case report. Indian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 41 (2): 65-66.
  2. Maurya, P.S, Sahu, S., Jithin, M.V., Chandra, G. & Devi, A. (2021). Conventional and nucleic acid based confirmation of Anaplasma platys infection in a dog from Meerut, Western Uttar Pradesh: a case report. Haryana Veterinarian, 60 (1): 140-141.
  3. Sahu, S., Maurya, P.S., Sudhakar, N.R. & Jeny, K. J. (2020). Clinico- haematological alteration in a labrador dog affected with babesiosis and its therapeutic management. Haryana Veterinarian, 59 (1): 146-147.
  4. Verma, A.K., Maurya, P.S., Deepak, D., Singh, A. & Shivani, S. (2020). Vertically Transmitted T.annulata induced corneal opacity in bovine calf. International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine, 18: 2.
  5. Maurya, P. S., Sahu, S. & Chandra, G. (2020). Diagnosis and Management of Concurrent Babesiosis andTheileriosis in a Crossbred Calf. Intas Polivet, (21): 1.
  6. Sahu, S., Sudhakar, N. R. & Maurya, P. S (2019).Therapeutic management and haemato-biochemical changes in canine hepatozoonosis. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 33(2): 35-38.
  7. Maurya, P.  S., Sahu, S., Rawat, S. & Jaiswal., V. (2019).  Simultaneous Infection in a Buffalo calf with Toxocara vitulorum and Eimeria bareillyi: A Case Report. Research Journal of Veterinary Practitioner, 8 (1): 1-3.
  8. Maurya, P. S., Sahu, S., Sudhakar, N. R., Jaiswal, V., Prashant, D. G., Rawat, S. & Verma, H. (2016).  Cryptosporidiosis in a buffalo calf at Meerut, Uttar Pradesh and its successful therapeutic management. Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 40 (4): 1583–1585.