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Department of Veterinary Microbiology


Dr. Rajesh Kumar


DESIGNATION:Associate Professor and In-Charge
QUALIFICATION:B.V.Sc. & A.H, M. V.Sc., Ph.D.
SPECIALISATION:Veterinary Microbiology & Immunology
EMAIL:rajeshvet[at]rediffmail[dot]com
CONTACT NO.:9412404020

Research Areas/areas of interests

  1. Molecular epidemiology of viral/bacterial infections of livestock/poultry
  2. Development of new generation vaccines and diagnostics for viral/bacterial infections in livestock/poultry.
  3. Pathogenesis of viral/bacterial infections in livestock/poultry


Selected Research Projects

  1. Recombinant penton base and fiber proteins of inclusion body hepatitis-hydropericardium syndrome virus of poultry: Production and testing of immune-potential.


Selected Research Publications

  1. Saxena, A., Kumar R. and Saxena, M. K. (2017). Vaccination with Salmonella Typhi recombinant outer membrane protein 28 induces humoral but non-protective immune response in rabbit. Veterinary World, 10:946-949.

  2. Rani, V., Kumar, R., Upadhyay, A. K. and Kumar, M. (2012). Therapeutic Efficacy of Chicken Egg Yolk Immunoglobulins against hydropericardium syndrome in broiler Chickens. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 82(6):552-556.

  3. Kumar, R., Kumar, V., Asthana, M., Shukla, S. K. and Chandra, R. (2010). Isolation and Identification of a Fowl Adenovirus from Wild Black Kites (Milvus migrans). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46(1):272-276.

  4. Kumar, R. and Chandra, R. (2004). Studies on structural and immunogenic polypeptides of hydropericardium syndrome virus by SDS-PAGE and western blotting. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 27(3):155-161.

  5. Kumar, R., Chandra, R. and Shukla, S. K. (2003). Isolation of etiological agent of hydropericardium syndrome in chicken embryo liver cell culture and its serological characterization. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 41(8):821-826.

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