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M.V.Sc Ph.D,
Principal Scientist,
Parasitology Division,

Mobile No.: 09411920343

Field of Specialization Parasitic zoonoses Total Research Papers 32
No. Patents Granted / Filed Total No. of Book / Manual 1
No. of M.V.Sc. Student Guided 5 No. of PhD Student Guided 2
Present Number of M.V.Sc. Student 2 Present Numberof PhD Student 1

Top 10 Research Papers

  • Aedeppa, A; Raina, O.K.; Samanta, S.; Kumar, N.; Nagar, G.; Anju Verghese; GuptaS. C.; Banerjee, P.S.(2010) Molecular cloning and characterization of a glutathione S-transferase in the tropical liver fluke, Fasciola gigantica. Journal of Helminthology. 84:55-60.
  • Smitha, S.; Raina, O.K.; Singh, B.P.; Samanta, S.; Dangoubayem, S.; Tripahti, A.; Gupta, P.K.; Sharma, B and Saxena, M. (2009). Immune responses to polyethylenimine-manose delivered plasmid DNA encoding Fasciola gigantica fatty acid binding protein in mice. Journal of Helminthology. 84(2):149-55.
  • Raina, O.K.; Tripathy, A.; Sriveny, D.; Gupta, P.K.; Samanta, S.; Gupta, S.C.; Singh, R.; Tewari, A. K.; Banerjee, P.S.; Sanjay Kumar and Yadav, S.C.(2009) Immune response to polyethelenimine delivered plasmid DNA encoding Fasciola gigantica fatty acid binding protein in mice and rabbits. Journal of Helminthology. 83(3):275-83.
  • Samanta, S.; Singh, B.P.; Saikumar, G and Raina, O.K. (2008) Secondary hydatidosis in swiss albino mice following infection with protoscolices of echinococcus granulosus of buffalo origin. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 77(4): 373- 375.
  • Samanta., B P Singh and O K Raina (2009) Diagnosis of hydatidosis in buffaloes using protoscolices antigens. Indian Veterinary Journal. 86: 850-851.
  • Samanta, B P Singh and O K Raina (2008). Antibody response in secondary hydatidosis in mice. Indian Veterinary Journal. 86: 779-780.
  • Samanta,S.; Ansari,M.Z and Prasad,R 1991. Histopathological and some histological studies in mice following experimental infection with Toxocara canis. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 61(4):368-373.
  • Samanta,S. and Ansari,M.Z. 1990. Embryonation of ova of Toxocara canis(Werner,1782) and migration of larvae in mice. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 69(12):1391-1393.
  • Samanta,S and Dey,S. 2000. Amoebiasis in wild monkey (Macaca mulatta) in India and its public health significance. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 70(9):904-905.
  • Samanta, B. P. Singh, O. K. Raina, J. R. Rao and T. K.Goswami. (2008). Kinetics of antibody response against hydatidosis by enzyme linked immunosorbent assay. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology. 22 (2):33-36.


  • University Merit Scholaship for UG & Master’s level
  • IVRI-ICAR Junior Research Fellowship for PG studies


  • Indian Association for Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology
  • Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialist
  • Indian Society for Parasitology

Ongoing Projects

  • Diagnosis/Identification of parasitic diseases/parasite specimen
  • Microbiological evaluation of street vended foods and associated environment
  • Outreach programme on Zoonotic Diseases with coordinating unit at IVRI and 17 collaborating units in different parts of the country

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