Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Mandeep Singh Bal

Designation: Scientist (Veterinary Parasitology)
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Parasitology College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414029
Mobile: 9779540624,

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc &A.H
  • M.V.Sc.
  • Ph.D.
  • Six month advanced training (w.e.f. May 2012 to Oct. 2012) on Molecular Epidemiology of Canine Parasitic Zoonoses at Zoonotic Parasite Research Unit, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Teaching and Other Appointments

Involved in teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate courses of Veterinary Parasitology

Other Appointments

  • Landscaping Incharge, GADVASU
  • Warden, Hostel No. 3, GADVASU

Area of Research Interests

Research priorities include molecular diagnostics of haemoprasites of domesticated animals, molecular epidemiology of zoonotic parasites, Epidemiology of GIT parasites of small ruminants and anthelmintic resistance.

Ongoing Projects

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Funding Agency

Year of Start


Epidemiology Of Gastrointestinal Parasitic Infections in Relation to Anthelmintic Resistance In Sheep and Goats in Punjab State

RKVY, Govt. of India



Employment of Immuno-molecular Diagnostic Tools for Haemoprotozoan of Integrated livestock in Punjab State” (RKVY Misc-19

RKVY, Govt. of India



Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Awarded international travel grant from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi for attending 24th International conference of World Association of Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP) 2013 held at Perth, Australia
  • Third best poster presentation award (co-author) at XX national Congress of Veterinary Parasitology held (February 18-20, 2010)
  • Best Poster award by Indian Vety Public Health Association in Feb 2005.

No. of Publications

Research: 50

                Extension: 19         


                Manuals: 2


Sharma A, Singla L D, Tuli A, Kaur P and Bal M S(2015). Detection and assessment of risk factors associated with natural concurrent infection of Trypanosoma evansi and Anaplasma marginale in dairy animals by duplex PCR in eastern Punjab. Trop. Anim. Health. Prod. 47:251–257. DOI 10.1007/s11250-014-0710-6.

Tuli A., Singla L.D., Sharma A, Bal M S, Filia G and Kaur P. (2015). Molecular epidemiology, risk factors and hematochemical alterations induced by Theileria annulata in bovines of Punjab (India). Acta Parasitologica, 2015, 60(3): 378–390. ISSN 1230-2821.

Bal M.S., Sharma A., Ashuma, Batth B K, Kaur P. and Singla L.D. (2014). Detection and management of latent infection of Trypanosoma evansi in a cattle herd. Indian J. Anim. Res., 48 (1) : 31-37.

Bal M. S., Singla L.D, Deka Deepak, Ashuma, Filia G. and Verma Ramneek (2014). Comparative sensitivity of different primers in detection of Trypanosoma evansi infection in experimentally infected mice by Polymerase Chain Reaction vis-a-vis conventional Parasitological techniques. International Journal of Advanced Research. 2(11): 1051-1062.

Singh B.B., Sharma J K, Tuli Ashuma, Sharma R., Bal M.S., Aulakh R S and Gill J. P.S. (2014).Prevalence and morphological characterisation of Echinococcus granulosus from north India. Journal of parasitic diseases 03/2014; 38(1). DOI:10.1007/s12639-012-0189.

Ashuma, Amrita, Singla L.D., Kaur P., Bal M.S., Batth B.K and Juyal P.D. (2013). Prevalence and Haemato-biochemical profile of Anaplasma marginale infection in dairy animals of Punjab (India). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 6(2): 139-144.

Singh B B, Sharma J K, Ghatak S, Sharma R, Bal M S, Tuli A, Gill JPS (2012) Molecular epidemiology of Echinococcosis from food producing animals in north India. Veterinary Parasitology 186 (2012) 503– 506.

Kumar H, Gupta M.P., Sidhu P.K., Mahajan, V., Bal, M.S., Kaur, K., Ashuma, Verma, S. and Singla, L.D.(2012). An Outbreak of acute Trypanosoma evansi infection in crossbred cattle in Punjab, India. Journal of Applied Animal Research 40(3):256-259.

H. Kumar, Vishal Mahajan, Mandeep Singh Bal, G. Filia, Kamalpreet Kaur, Ashuma Vasudev, Sandeep Kumar and H.S. Banga (2009) Epidemiological and clinico-pathological studies of fasciolosis outbreaks in sheep in Punjab (India) Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 33(1) : 65-68.

M S Bal, Ashuma, H Kumar, R Kaur, P Kaur and J Singh (2008). Efficacy of some phytochemicals against Eimeria tenella infection in broilers in floor pen trial. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 22(1):13-16.

Meenakshi, K. S. Sandhu, M. S. Bal, H. Kumar, S. Sharma, P. K. Sidhu, C. Sreekumar, and J. P. Dubey.(2007). Seroprevalence of Neospora caninum antibodies in cattle and water buffaloes in India. Journal of Parasitology, 93(6):1374-1377.