ANIMAL HEALTH Research Achievements




  • Comparative evaluation of different tuberculin skin tests in mithun has been done
  • The efficacy of different diagnostics test for detecting brucellosis in mithun has been evaluated
  • The prevalence of the various infectious and non-infectious diseases in mithun has been studied
  • The immune response following polyvalent FMD vaccination has been studied
  • Different causes of calf mortalities in mithun have been investigated
  • Seroprevalence of Toxaplasma gondii antibodies in mithun has been investigated
  • The status of different parasitic infection in mithun calves has been investigated
  • Anthelmintic efficacy of fenbendazole against naturally acquired moniziasis in mithun calves has been evaluated
  • Detection of Mycobavterium paratuberculosis infection in mithun using indirect ELISA has been standardised
  • Study has been conducted to detect ketone body in mithun milk and urine
  • Abortus Bang Ring Test (ABRT) has been standardised to detect brucellosis using mithun milk samples
  • Incidence of different diseases in mithun under semi-intensive system has been monitored and diagnosed
  • Common protozoan and ectoparasitic diseases have been identified in mithun
  • Deworming schedule and preventive/control measure against important parasitic diseases in mithun have been formulated
  • Control measure for ectoparasitic diseases in mithun has been formulated
  • DOT ELISA technique for detecting Oesophagostomum species and Bunostomum species in mithun has been standardised
  • Seroprevalence of Rotavirus and Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in mithun under semi-intensive system as well as free-range system has been investigated
  • Prevalence of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea virus and serological survey on Bovine Adenovirus-3 in mithun have been conducted
  • Mass vaccination programme with polyvalent FMD vaccine has been conducted at farmers’ herd
  • Competitive ELISA technique based Seroprevalence studies of blue tongue virus, malignant catarrhl fever virus, Neospora caninum and Anaplasma marginale have been conducted in mithun under semi intensive and free-range system
  • Detection of virulent genes (Stx1, Stx2, hlyA and eaeA) and enterotoxin genes (ST and LT) of E.coli (isolated from diarrhoeic faecal samples) in mithun has been done through PCR technique 
  • RAPD based characterization of different E. coli strains isolated from mithun has been done