College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Mannuthy


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine

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Dr.Vinodkumar K. Dr.Vinodkumar K.
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Department of Veterianry Epidemiology and preventive medicine, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy
Mobile No: - 9447668796
Email ID: - vinodkumar@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications



Area of Research

External Projects as principal investigator
1) Title : Dry cow therapy for controlof mastitis among dairy cows of three panchayaths in Thrissur district.

  • Outlay : Rs 10, 00, 000/
  • Funding Agency:Deoartment of Animal Husbandry, Kerala
  • Duration : One year

2) Title : Evaluation of a Milk Based ELISA for Detection of Brucellosis in Dairy Cattle-

  • Outlay : Rs. 8, 50, 000/
  • Funding Agency: BRGF, Govt. of India
  • Duration : One year

3) Title : Serosurveillance of BVD in Kerala through molecular methods-

  • Outlay- Rs. 9, 96, 000/
  • Funding Agency Dept. of Animal Husbandryu, Kerala
  • Duration- One year


Work Experience

  • 20 years as field practitioner
  • 10 years as faculty



  • Best Veterinarian – 2005
  • Best Teacher – 2014
  • Dr G Nirmalan Award for the best research article- 2018



Research Papers


  • Articles in high -impact factor international journals as first author
  • Vinodkumar K., et al. (2018). Genotypic and phenotypic beta lactam resistance and presence of pvl gene in the dry bovine udder. PLosONE. 12(11): e0187277. https://doi.org/10.1371/ journal.pone.0187277
  • Vinodkumar, Kulangara1., et al. (2015) Fatal T. orientalis N2 Genotype infection among Asian Water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) in a commercial dairy farm in Kerala. Parasitology. 143 (2) 1-6
  • Vinodkumar, Kulangara, et al (2015) Determination of prevalence of Bovine Viral Diarrhoea among tropical small holder dairy units by competitive and antigen capture ELISA techniques. Trop Anim health Prod, 47: 575-579


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