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. Paviter Kaur

Designation: Associate Professor
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Microbiology, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414033
Mobile: 9417356915

Academic Credentials

  • B.V.Sc
  • M.V.Sc
  • Ph. D.

Teaching and Other Appointments

Veterinary Microbiology

Area of Research Interests

Conventional, Molecular and serological diagnosis of Brucellosis.

Ongoing Projects




Year of start

Funding agency


Modelling exposure to biological hazards in the dairy chains of Andhra Pradesh to inform food safety policy


Bill and Melinda Gates foundation and the Department for International development of the United Kingdom

Research Honour’s /Awards


No. of Publications

Research: 48
Extension: 34
  Books: Nil   
Manuals: 6  Review Articles 2


  •   Holt HR, Bedi JS, Kaur P, Mangtani P, Sharma NS, Gill JPS, Singh Y, Kumar R, Kaur M, McGiven J and Guitian J (2021) Epidemiology of brucellosis in cattle and dairy farmers of rural Ludhiana, Punjab. PLOS  Neglected Tropical Diseases. 15(3): e0009102. pntd.0009102.
  •    Kumar K, Sharma N S, Paviter Kaur and Arora AK (2021) Molecular detection of antimicrobial resistance genes and virulence genes in E. coli isolated from sheep and goat faecal samples. Indian Journal of Animal Research. doi: 10.18805/IJAR.B-4216.
  •   Katrapati S L, Sharma N S, Pathak D and Paviter Kaur (2021) Studies on diagnosis of bovine brucellosis by immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry. Indian Journal of Animal Research. doi: 10.18805/IJAR.B-4203.
  •     Mangtani P, Berry I, Beauvais W, Holt H R, Kulashri A, Bharti S, Sagar V, Djomo P N, Bedi J, Kaur M, Guitian J, McGiven J, Paviter Kaur, Gill J P S, Grover G S and Kumar R (2020) The Prevalence and risk factors for human Brucella species infection in a cross-sectional survey of a rural population in Punjab, India. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.00: 1-9.
  •     Singh J, Paviter Kaur, Sharma M, Mehta N, Singh N D, Sethi APS and Sikka SS (2019) Effect of combination of garlic powder with black pepper, cinnamon and Aloe Vera powder on the growth performance, blood profile, and meat sensory qualities of broiler chickens. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 89(12): 1370-1376.
  •     Sharma S, Paviter Kaur, Sharma N S, Arora A K, Chaabra S and Rai T S. 2019. Diagnosis of Cryptococcosis in dogs by Latex Agglutination test and Enzyme Immunoassay. Journal of Animal Research. 9 (4): 505-510.
  •     Kumar K, Sharma N S, Paviter Kaur and Arora A K (2019) Detection of E. coli from sheep and goat sheep faecal samples and identification by conventional and molecular assay. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences.8(8): 1074-1080.
  •     Sandhu N K, Sharma N S, Paviter Kaur and Sandhu Y (2019) Detection of Brucella melitensisin goats by conventional and molecular assays. Ruminant Science. 8(1): 13-18.
  •     Sandhu K S, Malik D S, Proch A, Singh Y, Sharma A, Kaur P  and Sethi A S (2019) Effect of low protein diet and chemically amended litter on growth parameters and litter quality of broiler chicken during summer season. Indian Journal of Poultry Science 54(1): 21-26
  • Ankit Jain, N S Sharma, Deepti Narang, Mudit Chandra, Paviter Kaur and A K Arora (2014) Molecular characterisation of Brucella abortus from cattle and buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 84(6): 636-670.
  • Ankit Jain, N S Sharma, Paviter Kaur and A K Arora (2013) Isolation, biotypring and antibiogram evaluation of Brucella abortus in cattle and buffaloes from Punjab (India). Applied Biological Research 15 (1): 27-31.
  • Hari Mohan Saxena and Paviter Kaur (2013) A new superagglutination test to minimize false negative and false positive results common with Plate/ slide agglutination tests for the diagnosis of infectious diseases. International journal of tropical disease and health 3(3): 199-209.
  • P Kaur, HM Saxena, M Chandra, G Kaur, Deepti, AK Arora, TS Rai, PN Dwivedi and NS Sharma (2012) Bacterial pathogens detected among domestic animals in Ludhiana and their resistance to various antibiotics. The Indian Journal of Field Veterinarians. 8(2): 4-6.
  • A Kumar, N S Sharma, Paviter Kaur and A K Arora (2012) Brucellosis in Punjab: prevalence in cattle and buffaloes with regard to age and breed. Crop improvement 1485-86.
  • Ankit Jain, N S Sharma, Paviter Kaur and A K Arora (2012) Arteriogram evaluation of Brucella abortus field strain in cattle and buffaloes. Crop improvement 1421-1422.
  • A Kumar, N S Sharma, Paviter Kaur and A K Arora (2012) Evaluation of detection threshold of PCR for Brucella abortus Crop improvement 1499-1500.
  • Saxena Hari Mohan, Saxena Madhu Prabha and Kaur Paviter(2009) Immunopathological studies on fish exposed to heavy metal polluted water. Published in Proceedings of XXVI annual conference of IAVP held from 28-30 October 2009 at Ludhiana.
  • Brar R S, Kaur Paviter, Arora A K and Jand S K (2010) Protective efficacy of purified protein fractions of Pasteurella multocida in mice Indian Vet. J Vol 87: 537- 540.
  • Daljeet Kaur, SS Nagra, Paviter Kaur and Yashpal Singh (2010) Evaluation of alternate litter material for broiler chicks. Indian J Poult Sci 45(3): 376-378.

Ongoing Projects

Sr. No. Name Funding Agency Year of Start
1. Diagnosis and control of Brucellosis- a- dreadful zoonotic disease for enhancing productivity in Punjab state.(As Investigator) Punjab Govt. 2008-09
2. Detection of Mycotoxins in animal and poultry feed and their implication in poultry diseases (As Co-PI) RKVY 2011-2012
3. DBT project on Brucellosis (as Co-PI) DBT 2012-2013
4. Studies on detection and prevention of Hemorrhagic septicaemia in bovines in Punjab (as Co-PI) Punjab Govt 2012-2013
5. Development of a molecular test to detect etiological agents involved in neonatal calf diahrroea with a view to quicken its diagnosis (as Co-PI) Punjab Govt 2012-2013