College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Mannuthy


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine

Faculty & Staff

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Dr.Vijayakumar K. Dr.Vijayakumar K.
Designation: - Professor
Address: - Professor and Head,Department of Veterianry Epidemiology and preventive medicine, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy
Mobile No: - 9495900300
Email ID: - vijayakumar@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

 M.V.Sc., Ph.D


Work Experience

 32 Years


  • Malcolm S Adiseshaiah Best Ph.D. Thesis Award. 2000 by Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
  • Young Scientist Award. 1994. Kerala Science Congress by Government of Kerala



Books/Book chapters

  • ‘Akiduveekkam – Ariyendathellam’ In book
  • ‘Mrigaparipalanam- sastrathinte vazhikal’. 2020. Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
  • ‘ Rabies-“Zero by Thirty” a dream to cherish In book: Epistemological approaches to animal disease control programmes.2020. Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University and Indian Veterinary Association, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy
  • Research Papers
  • Ancy, T., Vinodkumar, K., Shyma, V. H., Asha, R. and K. Vijayakumar. 2020. Clinicopathological profile of Babesia canis vogeli Infection in Dogs. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 51(2): 136-141.
  • Amrutha, V. S., Vinodkumar, K., Sulficar, S., K. Vijayakumar, and Priya, P. M. 2018. Haematobiochemical changes associated with neonatal calf diarrheoa caused by EPEC. The Pharma Innov. J. 7(10): 136-137.
  • Silpa Raj S, Justin Davis K, Vinodkumar K, Binsy Mathew and K Vijayakumar. 2018. Isolation and molecular characterization of Staphylococcus aureus from pigs in Thrissur district, Kerala. The Pharma Innov. J. 7(9): 139-141.
  • M. Revathi., S. Sulficar., K. Vijayakumar and M. Mini. 2018. Prevalence, isolation and antibiogram of coliforms isolated from clinical bovine mastitis. Int. J. Livest. Res.8(12): 201-205.
  • Review articles
  • K. Vijayakumar and K. Sudhakar Goud. (2019). Current status of FMD in India. In Proc. International Conference on Current Scenario and Future strategies of disease control for augmenting livestock and poultry productivity under changing climatic conditions. 20.11.2019 to 22.11.2019. organized by Health departments, Veterinary College and research Institute, Namakkal.pp.120-128.
  • K. Vijayakumar and Sudhakar Goud K. (2020). Animal Disease Control Programs: Indian Perspective. In proc 38th annual convention of Indian Society of Veterinary Medicine & National symposium on ‘Advancement in Veterinary Medicine in Mitigating Challenges to animal health’. 05.02.2020 – 07.02.2020. Veterinary College, Hebbal, Bengaluru.pp.40-45.


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