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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Anil Kumar Arora

Designation: Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Microbiology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414033
Mobile: 9876078478;

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc and A.H.
  • M.V.Sc.
  • Ph.D.
  • Commonwealth Fellowship, 2009, UK.

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Actively associated with teaching of basic and applied microbiology particularly relating to diagnosis of infectious diseases of livestock and poultry and microbial genetics and applied Molecular biology to the students registered for B.V.Sc & A.H., M.V.Sc. and Ph.D. program.

Other Appointments

  • Assistant Bacteriologist (Department of Veterinary Gynecology and Obstetrics.
  • Veterinary Asstt. Surgeon, Deptt. Of Animal Husbandry, Haryana.

Area of Research Interests

  • The research interests include studying the molecular mechanism underlying bacterial pathogenesis particularly Pasteurella multocida.Principal Investigator of ICAR sponsored research project “All India Network program on Haemorrhagic septicemia”.Associated with the research work involving the molecular detection and molecular characterization of Brucella, E coli and Campylobacter.Various aspects of infectious causes in repeat breeding animals, and post partum uterine infections.

Ongoing Projects

Sr. No.NameFunding AgencyYear of Start
1.All India Network program on Haemorrhagic septicaemia(PI)ICAR2007
2.Studies on Bacterial and Mycotic infections of reproductive disorders in bovines(PI)State Govt.2011
3.Niche Area in Strengthening of Animal disease registry and tissue bank(Co PI)ICAR2011
4.“Diagnosis and control of brucellosis: a dreadful disease of domestic livestock for enhancing productivity in Punjab state” (Co PI)State Govt.2011
5.Detection of mycotoxins in animal and poultry feed and their implication in poultry diseases(Co PI)State Govt.2011
6.Molecular Epidemiology and Characterization of species and biotypes for sustainable management of Brucellosis. (Co PI)DBT2012

Research Honour’s /Awards

Students Guided

M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 4

Students Presently Working

M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 1

No. of Publications

Research: 60Extension: 10     
Books: 10      
Manuals: 03


  • R S Brar, P Kaur, Deepti, A K Arora and S K Jand 2010. Protective efficacy of purified protein fractions of Pasteurella multocida in mice. Indian Vet. J. 87: 537-540.
  • A Sathya, S Prabhakar, A K Arora and S P S Ghuman. 2010. Alterations in poly-morphonuclear leukocyte functions during periparturient period in buffaloes. Indian J. Anim. Sci. 80: 12-16.
  • Deepti Chachra, John Coote, Roger Parton, S K Jand and A K Arora 2009. Survivability of Pasteurella multocida B2 in complement dependant antibody mediated bactericidal assay. India J Anim Sci. 79: 6-8.
  • Arora AK, Jand SK, Sandhu KS and Oberoi M.S. 2007 Outer membrane protein profiles of Pasteurella multocida isolates of bovine origin. Indian J Anim. Sci.77: 663-666.
  • Filia G, Jand S K, Arora A K and Oberoi M S (2007) Comparative efficacy of whole cell vaccines prepared from Pasteurella multocida grown under different growth conditions. Indian J Anim. Science: 77 (2): 119-122.
  • Singh Mandeep, Randhir Singh, Arora A K and Sandhu K S 2007. Molecular characterization of Escherichia coli isolated from diarrhoeic neonatal calves. Indian J Anim Sci. 77 (11): 1063-1068.
  • Kanwar R, Randhir Singh, Filia G, Arora A K and Sandhu K S. 2007. Virulence factors of Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp isolated from diarrhoeic calves and their antibiogram pattern. Indian J Anim Sci. 77 (11): 1069-1073.
  • Chachra Deepti, Jand S K, Coote J, Parton R and Arora A K.. 2007.Relationship of Pasteurella multocida B:2 plasmids with antibiotic resistance. Indian J Anim. Sci.77 (11): 1111- 1114.
  • Kaur Pavitter, Sharma NS, Jand SK, Ramneek, Arora AK and Oberoi MS. 2006. Isolation, identification and in-vitro sensitivity of Campylobacter fetus from aborted cattle and buffaloes. Indian J Anim Sci. 76(4): 279-83.
  • Arora AK, Virmani S, Jand SK And Oberoi MS.2005. Isolation, Characterization and antibiogram of Pasteurella multocida isolates from different animal species. Indian J. Anim. Sci.: 75: 5-8.
  • Arora AK, Jand SK, Sandhu KS and Oberoi MS. 2004. Molecular characterization of Pasteurella multocida isolates from HS by ribotyping. Indian J Anim Sci. 74:121-124.