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Dr. Vinodh Kumar O R
B.V.Sc., M.V.Sc., PhD, PGDBI
Senior Scientist,
Division of Epidemiology,

Mobile No.: 8859784853

Field of Specialization Epidemiology Total Research Papers 30
No. Patents Granted / Filed Total No. of Book / Manual 2
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 2 No. of PhD Student Guided 2
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 2 Present Numberof PhD Student 2

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Vinodh Kumar, O.R., Pruthvishree, B.S., Nirupama, K.R., Singh, B.R., Sinha, D.K.,Rupner, Ramkumar, Karhtikeyan, A., Karthikeyan, R., Dubal, Z.B. and Malik, Y.S. (2019). Risk factor analysis, antimicrobial resistance and pathotyping of Escherichia coli associated with pre- and post-weaning piglet diarrhoea in organized farms, India. Epidemiology and infection. 147, e174,1-8
  • Murugan, M.S, Sinha, D.K., VinodhKumar, O. R., Yadav, A. K. Pruthvishree, B.S., Vadhana, P., Nirupama, K.R., Baradwaj, M. and Singh, B. R. (2019). Epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli and first report of blaVIMcarbapenemases gene in calves from India. Epidemiology and infection. 2019. 147, e159,1–5.
  • Sivakumar, M., Zunjar B. Dubal, Ashok Kumar, KiranBhilegaonkar, VinodhKumar,O.R., Suman Kumar, AnukampaKadwalia et al. (2019). "Virulent methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in street vended foods." Journal of Food Science and Technology: 1-11
  • Singh, B.R., Sinha, D.K.,Vinodh Kumar, O.R., Vadhana, P., Baradwaj, M., Saraf, A., Dubey, S., Pawde, A.M., De, U.K. and Gupta, V.K. (2019). Antimicrobial Activity of Agarwood Oil against Multiple-Drug-Resistant (MDR) Microbes of Clinical, Food and Environmental Origin. Current Drug Discovery Technologies.16:
  • Kattoor, Jobin Jose, Yashpal Singh Malik, SharadSaurabh, ShubhankarSircar, Vinodhkumar O R, Durlav Prasad Bora, KuldeepDhama et al.( 2019). "First report and genetic characterization of porcine astroviruses of lineage 4 and 2 in diarrhoeic pigs in India." Transboundary and emerging diseases 66, no. 1 (2019): 47-53
  • Mohmad, Aquil, D. Chandra, B. C. Saravanan, H. V. Manjunathchar, Vinodh Kumar O.R, AshutoshFular, GajananChigure, Navneet Kaur, and S. Ghosh (2018). "Development of a recombinant TaSP-based Dot-ELISA for detection of Theileriaannulata infection in cattle." Ticks and tick-borne diseases 9: 1416-1420
  • Nirupama, K. R., Vinodh Kumar O.R., Pruthvishree, B. S., Sinha, D. K., Murugan, M. S., Krishnaswamy, N., and Singh, B. R. (2018). Molecular characterisation of blaOXA-48 carbapenemase, extended-spectrum β-lactamase-and Shiga toxin-producing E. coli isolated from farm piglets in India. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, 13: 201-205
  • Pruthvishree, B. S., Vinodh Kumar O.R., Sivakumar, M., Tamta, S., Sunitha, R., & Singh, B. R. (2018). Molecular characterization of extensively drug resistant (XDR), extended spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL) and New Delhi Metallo beta-lactamase-1 (blaNDM1) producing E. coli isolated from a male dog. Veterinarskiarhiv, 88, 139-148
  • Saurabh, Sharad, ShubhankarSircar, Jobin J. Kattoor, Souvik Ghosh, Nobumichi Kobayashi, KrisztianBanyai, VinodhKumarO al.(2018) "Analysis of structure-function relationship in porcine rotavirus A enterotoxin gene." Journal of veterinary science 19, 35-43
  • Singh BR, Sinha DK, Vinodh Kumar OR, Dubey S. 2018.In vitro Evaluation of Some Herbal Compounds on Fungi Isolated from Clinical Cases in Animals and their Associated Environment. Medical Mycology: Open Access. 2018, 4(1-29): 1-5, DOI: 10.21767/2471-8521.100029

Technologies Developed

  • Slide ELISA for NDV
  • Haemadsorption PCR
  • Diagnostics for paratuberculosis


  • Best poster award in XXX Conference & National Symposium of Indian Poultry Science Association 22-23 November, 2013, CARI, Izatnagar-243 122 (UP) INDIA
  • Best article” published in SMARIKA-2013 of RAJBHASHA ANUBHAG.
  • First Best Oral Presentation in session: Biotechnological developments in Animal Health, Production and Clinical Practice. 32nd Annual convention of ISVM & international Symposium on “the 21st Century Road Map for Veterinary Practice, Education & Research in India & Developing Counties” organized by Division of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, R.S.Pura(J&K) India from 14-16 February,2014.
  • Young Scientist award Co-author in 2013 Indian Association for Veterinary Pathologist confesrence held in Bhubaneswar, Odissa.
  • Editorial Board in Veterinary Digest journal
  • Editorial board in international journals (Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Journal of Animal Health and Production, Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners, Journal of Infection and Molecular Biology)
  • Reviewer for Open Veterinary Journal, African Journal of Agricultural Research, African Journal of Biotechnology, Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science, International Journal of Biology Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences


  • ISVM

Ongoing Projects

  • AICRP on Animal Disease Monitoring and Surveillance
  • Epidemiology of emergence of antimicrobial drug resistance in bacteria of veterinary clinical importance
  • Meta analysis of peste des petits ruminants (PPR) in India
  • Geospatial and meta analysis on bluetongue in small ruminants
  • Strategically enhancing livelihood opportunities to the very small and marginal farmers though small animal husbandry, emphasizing latest animal health technological interventions in Shivalik range of Uttarakhand
  • Strategic management of subclinical stages of diabetes and hypothyroidism in animals
  • Epidemiosurveillance of piglet diarrhoea in organized farms

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