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  1. Srivastava, H.D. and Dutt, S.C. 1951. Life history of Schistosoma indicum Montogomery, 1906 – A common blood fluke of Indian ungulates. Current Science, 20: 273-275.
  2. Dutt, S.C. and Srivastava, H.D. 1952. On the morphology and life history of a new mannalian Blood fluke Orientobilharzia dattai n. sp. (Preliminary Report) Parasitology, 42: 144-150.
  3. Dutt, S.C. 1957. Development of female Schistosoma spindale in the guinea pig. Nature, 179:1359.
  4. Srivastava, H.D. and Dutt, S.C. 1959. Parafilariasis in buffaloes caused by Parafilaria sahaii, n.sp. Current Science, 28:128-129.
  5. Dutt, S.C. 1962. Studies on the susceptibility of the guinea pig to infection with Schistosoma spindale Montgomery, 1906. Parasitology, 52:199-206.
  6. Srivastava, H.D. and Dutt, S.C. 1962. Studies on schistosoma indicum. Indian Council of Agricultural Research series No.34 : ICAR, New Delhi.
  7. Dutt, S.C., Chandra, R. Muralidharan, S.R.G. and Srivastava, H.D. 1963. Chemotherapy of Schistosoma indicum infection in sheep. Journal of Biochemistry and Experimental Medicine, 23: 439-446.
  8. Srivastava, H.D. and Dutt, S.C. 1963. Studies on the life hisory of Stephanofilaria assamensis the causative parasite of humpsore of Indian cattle. Indian Journal of Veterinary Science, 33: 173-177.
  9. Singh, K.S. 1964. On six new avian cestodes from India. Parasitology, 54: 177-94.
  10. Dutt, S.C. 1967. Studies on Schistosoma nasale Rao, 1933. 1. Morphology of the adults, egg and larval stages. Indian Journal of Veterinary Science, 37: 249-262.
  11. Dutt, S.C. 1967. Susceptibility of Macaca mulatta to Schistosoma incognitum with observations on pathology of the infection. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 55:1173-1180.
  12. Dutt, S.C. and Srivastava, H.D. 1972. The life History of Gastrodiscoides hominis (Lewis and McConnel, 1876) Leiper, 1913 – the Amphistome parasite of man and pig. Journal of Helminthology, 46: 35-46.
  13. Tripathi, J.C., Srivastava, H.D. and Dutt, S.C. 1973. A note on experimental infection of Helicorbis coenosus and pig with Fasciolopsis buski. Indian Journal of Animal Science, 43: 647-649.
  14. Ansari, Z. and Singh, K.S. 1978.The use of gamma-radiation-attenuated larvae of Gaigeria pachyscelis Railliet and Henry, 1910, for vaccination in lambs. Journal of Helminthology, 52: 287-90.
  15. Srivastava, V.K., Singh, K.S. 1985. Effects of gamma-irradiation on the infective larvae of Bunostomum trigonocephalum (Rud., 1808) in lambs. Journal of Helminthology, 59: 43-5.
  16. Subramanian, G., Naithani, R.C. and Ray, D. 1987. Cross-reaction among four isolates of Theileria annulata from India. Veterinary Parasitology, 25: 75-77.
  17. Sharma, R.L., Bhat, T.K. and Dhar, D.N. 1988. Control of sheep lungworm in India. Parasitology Today, 4: 33-36.
  18. Bansal, G.C. and Sharma, N.N. 1989. Prophylactic efficacy of buparvaquone in experimentally induced Theileria annulata infection in calves. Veterinary Parasitology, 33: 219-24.
  19. Sharma, N.N. and Mishra, A.K. 1990. Treatment of bovine tropical theileriosis with buparvaquone. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 22: 63-5.
  20. Sharma, R.L. 1994. Parasitic bronchitis in goats and the possible use of Dictyocaulus filaria vaccine for its control. Veterinary Parasitology, 51: 255-62.
  21. Sreekumar, C., Rao, J.R., Mishra, A.K., Ray, D., Joshi, P. and Singh, R.K. 2004. Detection of toxoplasmosis in experimentally infected goats by PCR. Veterinary Record, 154: 632-5.
  22. Ravindran, R., Rao, J.R. and Mishra, A.K. 2006. Detection of Babesia bigemina DNA in ticks by DNA hybridization using a nonradioactive probe generated by arbitrary PCR. Veterinary Parasitology, 141:181-5.
  23. Ravindran, R., Saravanan, B.C., Rao, J.R., Mishra, A.K., Bansal, G.C., and Ray, D.D. 2007. A PCR-RFLP method for the simultaneous detection of Babesia bigemina and Theileria annulata infections in cattle. Current Science, 93: 1840-1843.
  24. Gunasekar, K.R., Tewari, A.K., Sreekumar, C., Gupta, S.C. and Rao, J.R. 2008. Elucidation of genetic variability among different isolates of Fasciola gigantica (giant liver fluke) using random-amplified polymorphic DNA polymerase chain reaction. Parasitology Research 103:1075-81.
  25. Prasad, A., Nasir, A. and Singh, N. 2008. Detection of anti-Haemonchus contortus antibodies in sheep by Dot ELISA with Immuno-affinity purified fraction of ES antigen during prepatency. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 46: 94-99.
  26. Velmurugan, G.V., Tewari, A. K., Rao, J. R., Baidya, S., Udaya Kumar, M. and Mishra, A.K. 2008. High level expression of SAG1 and GRA7 gene of Toxoplasma gondii (Izatnagar isolate) and their application in serodiagnosis of goat toxoplasmosis. Veterinary Parasitology, 154: 185-192.
  27. Smitha, S., Raina, O.K., Singh, B.P., Samanta, S., Velusamy, R., Dangoudoubiyam, S, Tripathi, A., Gupta, P.K., Sharma, B. and Saxena, M. 2009. Immune responses to polyethylenimine-mannose-delivered plasmid DNA encoding a Fasciola gigantica fatty acid binding protein in mice. Journal of Helminthology, 2: 1-7.
  28. Jayraw, A.K., Singh, B.P., Raina, O.K., Udaya Kumar, M. 2009. Kinetics of serum immunoglobulin isotype response in experimental bovine tropical fasciolosis. Veterinary Parasitology, 165: 155-160.
  29. Jedeppa, J., Raina, O.K, Samanta, S., Kumar, N., Nagar, G., Varghese, A., Gupta, S.C. and Banerjee, P.S. 2009. Molecular cloning and characterization of a glutathione S-transferase in the tropical liver fluke, Fasciola gigantica. Journal of Helminthology, 21: 1-6.
  30. Raina, O.K., Tripathy, A., Sriveny, D., Gupta, P.K., Samanta, S., Gupta, S.C., Singh, R., Tewari, A.K., Banerjee, P.S., Kumar, S. and Yadav, S.C. 2009. Immune responses to polyethylenimine delivered plasmid DNA encoding a Fasciola gigantica fatty acid binding protein in mice and rabbits. Journal of Helminthology, 83: 275-283.
  31. Kumar, S., Paul, S., Sharma, A.K., Kumar, R., Tewari, S.S., Chaudhuri, P., Ray, D.D. Rawat, A.K.S. and Ghosh, S. 2011. Diazinon resistant status in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus collected from different agro-climatic zones of India. Veterinary Parasitology, 181: 274-281.
  32. Raina, O.K., Nagar, G., Varghese, A., Prajitha, G., Alex, A., Maharana, B.R. and Joshi, P. 2011. Lack of protective efficacy in buffaloes vaccinated with Fasciola gigantica leucine aminopeptidase and peroxiredoxin recombinant proteins. Acta Tropica, 118: 217-222.
  33. Verma, A., Manchanda, S., Kumar, N., Sharma, A., Goel, M., Banerjee, P.S., Garg, R., Singh, B.P., Balharbi, F., Lejon, V., Deborggraeve, S., Rana, U.V.S. and Puliyel, J. 2011. Case report: Trypanosoma lewisi or T. lewisi-like infection in a 37-day-old Indian infant. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 85: 221-224.
  34. Kurup, S.P. and Tewari, A.K. 2012. Induction of protective immune response in mice by a DNA vaccine encoding Trypanosoma evansi beta tubulin gene. Veterinary Parasitology, 187: 9-16.
  35. Varghese, A., Raina, O.K., Nagar, G., Garg, R., Banerjee, P.S., Maharana, B.R. and Kollannur, J.D. 2012. Development of cathepsin-L cysteine proteinase based Dot-Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay for the diagnosis of Fasciola gigantica infection in buffaloes. Veterinary Parasitology, 183: 382-385.
  36. Ghosh, S., Tiwari, S.S., Srivastava, S., Sharma, A.K., Kumar, S., Ray, D.D. and Rawat, A.K.S. 2013. Acaricidal properties of Ricinus communis leaf extracts against organophosphate and pyrethroids resistant Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Veterinary Parasitology, 192: 259– 267.
  37. Kumar, R., Nagar, G., Sharma, A.K., Kumar, S., Ray, D.D., Chaudhuri, P. and Ghosh, S. 2013. Survey of pyrethroids resistance in Indian isolates of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus: Identification of C190A mutation in the domain II of the para-sodium channel gene. Acta Tropica, 125: 237– 245.
  38. Ram, H., Rao, J.R., Tewari, A.K., Banerjee, P.S. and Sharma, A.K. 2013. Molecular cloning, sequencing and biological characterization of GRA4 gene of Toxoplasma gondii. Parasitology Research, 112: 2487–2494.
  39. Kumar, S., Garg, R., Moftah, A., Clark, E.L., Macdonald, S.E., Chaudhry, A.S., Sparagano, O., Banerjee, P.S., Kundu, K., Tomley, F. and Blake, D. 2014. An optimised protocol for molecular identification of Eimeria from chickens. Veterinary Parasitology, 199: 24– 31.
  40. Mandal, M., Banerjee, P.S., Garg, R., Ram, H., Kundu, K., Kumar, S. and Ravi Kumar, G.V.P.P.S. 2014. Genetic characterization and phylogenetic relationships based on 18S rRNA and ITS1 region of small form of canine Babesia spp. from India. Infection Genetics and Evolution, 27: 325–331.
  41. Mandal, M., Banerjee, P.S., Kumar, S., Garg, R., Ram, H., Kundu, K. and Raina, O.K. 2014. Development and evaluation of serodiagnostic assays with recombinant BgSA1 of Babesia gibsoni. Veterinary Parasitology, 205: 483-489.
  42. Shakya, M., Kumar, B., Nagar, G., de la Fuente, J. and Ghosh, S. 2014. Subolesin: A candidate vaccine antigen for the control of cattle tick infestations in Indian situation. Vaccine, 32: 3488–3494.
  43. Kumar, S., Garg, R., Banerjee, P.S., Ram, H., Kundu, K., Kumar, S. and Mandal, M. 2015. Genetic diversity within ITS-1 region of Eimeria species infecting chickens of north India. Infection Genetics and Evolution, 36: 262-267.
  44. Ghosh, S., Tiwari, S.S., Srivastava, S., Kumar, S., Sharma, A.K., Nagar, G. and Rawat, A.K.S. 2015. In vitro acaricidal properties of Semecarpus anacardium fruit and Datura stramonium leaf extracts against acaricide susceptible (IVRI-I line) and resistant (IVRI-V line) Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Research in Veterinary Science, 101: 69-74.
  45. Tewari, A.K, Kurup, S.P., Baidya, S., Barta, J.R. and Sharma, B. 2015. Protective antibody and cytokine responses in mice following immunization with recombinant beta-tubulin and subsequent Trypanosoma evansi challenge. Parasite and Vectors, doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1189-3. PMID: 26566996.
  46. Ajith Kumar, K.G., Tayade, A.B., Kumar, R., Gupta, S., Sharma, A.K., Nagar, G., Tewari, S.S., Kumar, B., Rawat, A.K.S., Srivastava, S., Kumar, S. and Ghosh, S. 2016. Chemo-profiling and bioassay of phytoextracts from Ageratum conyzoides for acaricidal properties against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) infesting cattle and buffaloes in India. Ticks and Tick Borne Disease, 7: 342-349.
  47. Singh, M.N., Raina, O.K., Sankar, M., Rialch, A., Tigga, M.N., Ravi Kumar, G. and Banerjee, P.S. 2016. Molecular detection and genetic diversity of Babesia gibsoni in dogs in India. Infection Genetics and Evolution, 41: 100-106.
  48. Kumar, S., Garg, R., Kumar, S., Banerjee, P.S., Ram, H. and Prasad, A. 2016. Benzimidazole resistance in equine cyathostomins in India. Veterinary Parasitology, 218: 93-97.