Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology

Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology

Department of Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology 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:

  • To provide Quality Education to the students of BVSc&AH degree programme
  • Research on the Prevalence of Zoonotic infections and Food-borne diseases
  • To provide Diagnostic and Consultancy services to the Farmers for Prevention and Control of Zoonotic infections
  • Educate Public & occupationally exposed risk group to the menace of zoonotic infections

2. Infrastructure of the department:

The department has well equipped laboratory facilities to impart quality practical training to under graduate students and research of post-graduate students as under:

  • Laboratory of Milk Hygiene
  • Laboratory of Meat Hygiene
  • Laboratory of Zoonoses- cum- Epidemiology

Course offered with credit hours and course code

SNo

Course No

Course Title

Credit hours

BVSc &AH as per MSVE 2016

  1.  

VPE

Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology

3+1=4

MVSc as per ICAR 2009

  1.  

VPE 601

Elements of Veterinary Public Health

1+1=2

  1.  

VPE 602

Bacterial and Rickettsial Agents of Public Health Significance

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 603

Viral, Fungal and Parasitic Agents of Public Health Significance

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 604

Zoonoses and Public Health

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 605

Principles of Food Hygiene and Safety

3+1=4

  1.  

VPE 606

Meat and Milk Hygiene

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 607

Environmental Pollution and Safety

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 608

Fish, Fish Products and Seafood Hygiene

1+1=2

  1.  

VPE 609

Bioterrorism and Disaster Management

1+1=2

  1.  

VPE 610

Principles of Epidemiology

2+0=2

  1.  

VPE 611

Applied Epidemiology

1+1=2

  1.  

VPE 612

Livestock and Poultry Disease Investigation

0+2=2

  1.  

VPE691

Master’s Seminar

1+0=1

  1.  

VPE 699

Master’s Research

0+20=20

PhD as per ICAR 2009

  1.  

VPE 701

Current Topics in Veterinary Public Health

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 702

Emerging and Reemerging Zoonoses

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 703

Quality Control of Animal Food Products

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 704

Occupational Health Hazards

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 705

Disposal and Recycling of Waste

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 706

Biohazards, Biosecurity and Disaster Management

2+0=2

  1.  

VPE 707

Food Plant Sanitation

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 708

Advances in Environmental Pollution Control

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 709

Recent Concepts in Epidemiology and Disease Forecasting

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 710

Herd Health Management

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 711

Survey, Surveillance and Data Management

2+1=3

  1.  

VPE 712

Ecology of Diseases

2+0=2

  1.  

VPE 713

Molecular Approaches in Epidemiology

0+2=2

  1.  

VPE 790

Special Problem

0+2=2

  1.  

VPE 791

Doctoral Seminar I

0+1=1

  1.  

VPE 792

Doctoral Seminar II

0+1=1

  1.  

VPE 799

Doctoral Research

0+45=45


Dr. Shriya Rawat
Dr. Shriya Rawat
Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D
Area Of Interest/Specialization: Veterinary & Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology
Email: shriya.vet@svpuat.edu.in, shriyarawat@gmail.com
Phone No: 09412501781
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Research activities

a. Student research

Sr. No.

Name of Student with ID

Thesis Title

MVSc Research

1.

Iqra Arif, (PGV-3130/19)

Study on the Distribution of ESBL producing E. coli in Poultry Under Different Rearing Patterns

2.

Satyender Kumar Singh, (PGV-5327/20)

Epidemiological Study on Tick-borne Hemoparasitic Infections of Cattle in Western Uttar Pradesh

b. Other research activities:

The Department is engaged in carrying out research on Antibiotic Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in small ruminants of Meerut District.

Extension activities

Faculty of the Department is engaged in various extension activities and delivered lecture in Kisan mela, Training programmes, Mahila Addhyan Kendra programme etc. The department also provides consultancy services to the farmers for prevention and control of zoonotic and food-borne infections.



Existing facilities

  • Microbiological testing facility
  • Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing
  • Milk testing for adulterants

Gallery:

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

1. Sharma, N., Singh, P.K., Rawat, S., Upadhyay, A.K.., Joshi, R., & Verma, H. (2022).  Antibiotic resistance profile of lactic acid bacteria isolated from raw milk of Badri cow. The Pharma Innovation Journal, 11(8): 1707-09.

2. Singh, V.P., Verma, A.K., Umaraw, P., Roy, D., & Rawat, S. (2021). Quality and storage life of sorpotel using finger millet. The Indian Journal of Small Ruminants, 27(1):100-104.

3. Maurya, P.S., Sahu, S., Rawat, S., & Jaiswal, V. (2020). Simultaneous Infection in a Buffalo calf with Toxocara vitulorum and Eimeria bareillyi: A Case Report. Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners, 8(1): 1-3.

4. Rawat, S., Verma, H., & Jaiswal, V. (2020). Isolation of Candida. spp from mastitis milk. International Journal of Livestock Research, 10(7): 185-187.

5. Verma, H., Rawat, S., Sharma, N., Jaiswal, V., & Singh, R. (2018). Prevalence, bacterial etiology and antibiotic susceptibility pattern of bovine mastitis in Meerut. Journal of Entomology and Zoological Science, 6(1): 706-709.

6. Jaiswal, V., Verma, H., & Rawat, S. (2017). Ulcerative lymphangitis in sahiwal cow. Intas Polyvet, 18(1): 83-84.

7. Verma, H., Singh, R., Rawat, S., Jaiswal, V., Maurya, P.S., & Yadav, D.K. (2017). Identification and in-vitro antibiogram of bacterial pathogens from bovine mastitis in and around Meerut, India. Research in Environmental and Life Sciences, 10(6): 538-540.

8. Manoj, J., Rawat, S., & Singh, M.K. (2017). Antibiogram studies of salmonella Tshiongwe isolates obtained from a broiler farm in Western Uttar Pradesh, India. Journal of Animal Health & Production, 5(2): 74-78.

9. 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, pp 1-3.