College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Mannuthy


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Parasitology

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Dr.Lucy Sabu Dr.Lucy Sabu
Designation: - Professor
Mobile No: - 9447235722
Email ID: - lucysabu@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

B.V.Sc& AH; MVSc; Ph.D

Area of Research

Veterinary Protozoology, Parasitic zoonoses

Work Experience

Veterinary Surgeon, Department of Animal Husbandry, Kerala from 8.9.1980 to 1.1.1984

Junior Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Mannuthy from 30.3.1985 to 31.12.1988

Assistant Professor, CVAS, Mannuthy from 1.1.88 to 24.7.2005

Associate Professor (Sel), CVAS, Pookode from 25.7.2005 to 15.04.2010

Professor (CAS)  CVAS, Mannuthy from 18.9.2010 to 6.6.2013

Professor, CVAS, Pookode from 7.6.13 to 4.6.15

Professor, CVAS, Mannuthy from 5.6.15 continuing.


1."Recent Advances on the Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Zoonotic Diseases" by Madras Veterinary College, Chennai from 19.6.1995 to 8.7.1995

2. "Zoonotic Parasies- Their Diagnosis and Control" by UAS, Hebbal, Bangalore from 9.3.98 to 23.3.1998

3. "Emerging Biotechnological Methods in Disease Diagnosis" by Madras Veterinary College, Chennai from 19.4.2006 to 9.5.2006

4.  "Computer based Multimedia presentation" by NAARM, Hyderabad from 20.6.2007 to 10.7.2007

5.  "Hands on training on Basic Molecular Biology Techniques" by KVASU from 13.1.14 to 20.1.14 



                  1.      Lucy Sabu, Bindu Lakshmanan and K. Devada. 2019. Re emerging                                        zoonotic  helminth infections in Kerala- an update. JIVA. 16: 64-71.

2.    Shameem H, Devada K., Lakshmanan, B., Joseph, S., Sabu L. and Usha A.P. 2018. Morphological and molecular characterization of common amphistome species from cattle of South India. J Vet. Med. Allid Sci. 2: 1-11.

3.      Bindu Lakshmanan., K. Devada., Siju Joseph., T.V. Aravindakshan and Lucy Sabu. 2017. Molecular characterisation of snail borne trematodes in dairy cattle of Kerala. Life Sci. Int. Res. J. 4: 72-75.

4.      Hitaishi V N., Bindu Lakshmanan., Shameem H., Praveena E Jose., Jain Jose and Lucy Sabu. 2017. Int. J. Sci. Envir. 6: 1979-1984.

5.      Shameem H., K. Devada., B. Lakshmanan., S. Joseph., L. Sabu and A P. Usha. 2017. Standardization of a coproantigen sandwich ELISA for early immunodiagnosis of amphistomosis in cattle. Ind. J. Com. Microbiol. Immunol Infect. Dis. 38: 10-15.

6.      R. Radhika., Lucy Sabu and S. Krishnan. 2017. Prevalence of coccidiosis in cattle in different agroecological zones and of Kerala. 2017.  J. Agromet. (Spl issuue) 132- 134.

7.      B. Lakshmanan., K. Devada., S. Joseph., T.V. Aravindakshan and L. Sabu. 2015. Copro- PCR based detection of bovine Schistosome infection in India. J. Helminth.

8.      Reena K.K., Jobin Thomas., Nirmal Chacko., Lucy Sabu. and K. Devada. 2015. Examination of oribatid mites  for cysticercoids of Moniezia sp. Int. J. Vet. Res. 1: 31-35

9.      Vishnurahav R B., Usha N P., Ajithkumar S and Lucy Sabu. 2017. Efficacy study of Clindamycinas potential monotherapy treatment plan for clinical case of dogs infected with Babesia gibsoni. Maly. J. Vet. Res. 8: 45-4.9

10.  Lucy Sabu, K. Himachala, Arunsyamraj, Bindu Lakshmanan. and K. Devada. 2014. Recovery of larvae of Oxyspirura sp. from Surinam cockroaches. J.Vet. Anim.Sci. 45: 73-75

11.  Sneha Augustine and Lucy Sabu. 2013. Epidemiological and vector studies on canine babesiosis. J.Vet. Anim.Sci. 45: 43-46.

12.  Lucy Sabu, Bindu Lakshmanan, K. Devada and P.Sundresh Kumar. 2015. Occurrence of human Sparganosis in Kerala. J.  Par. Dis. 39: 777-779

13.  L. Sabu., R. Sreekrishnan., K. Devada., T.S Rejitha. and B. Lakshmanan. 2013. Babesia species in a cat- A case report. J.  Vet. Parasitol. 27: 68-69

14.  Lucy Sabu, K. Devada and R. Sreekrishnan. 2012. Single step processing of nematodes in FAAL solution. J. Vet. Parasitol. 26: 91-92

15.  P.M. Deepa, Lucy Sabu, K. Pramod and K.C. Bipin. 2012. Efficacy of different anthemintics against gastrointestinal nematodes of goats.Ind Vet. J. 89: 91-92

16.  Bindu Lakshmanan, Lucy Sabu, ReghuRavindran, Tessy Mathew, Anoop ,S and Subramanian H.2011.Canine Ocular thelaziosis in Kerala. J. Vet. Parasitol. 25: 86-87

17.  K.G. Ajithkumar, Reghu Ravindran, George Chandy, K. Pramod, C. Jayakumar, Lucy Sabu and K. Devada. 2011. Oriental eye worm (Thelazia callipaeda) infection in dogs. Ind. Vet. J. 88: 135-136

18.  Lucy Sabu, H. Subramanian and R. Sreekrishnan. 2011. Acute giardiasis and its treatment with Fenbendazole. J. Vet. Parasitol. 25: 96

19.  Lucy Sabu. 2011. Mosquito species associated with cattle sheds. Ind. Vet. J. 88: 96-97.

20.  H.Shameem, H.Subramanian, K.Devada and Lucy Sabu. 2010. Anticoccidial effect of certain herbal formulations in chicken coccidiosis. J. Vet. Parasitol. 24: 79-81.

21.  Lucy Sabu and H. Subramanian. 2010. Comparative efficacy of three insect growth regulators on the developmental stages of Culextritaeniorhynchus. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 41: 1-5

22.  Lucy Sabu and H. Subramanian. 2007. Prevalence and vector potentiality of mosquitoes from Thrissur, Kerala. J. Vet. Parasitol. 21: 165-167

23.  Lucy Sabu. 2006. Toxocarosis in Calves: Shall we continue with the piperazine therapy? JIVA 4: 24-25

24.  Lucy Sabu, K. Devada and H. Subramanian.2005. Dirofilariosis in Dogs and humans in Kerala. Ind. J. Med. Res. 121: 691-693

25.  Lucy Sabu. 2005. Bovine calf diarrhea due to Cryptosporidium parvum. Intas Polivet. 6: 216-217

26.  PreminiAliyas, Smitha, P.S and Lucy Sabu. 2005. Pigeon canker- A case report. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 36: 180-181

27.  Lucy Sabu, P. G. Baby, S. Ajith Kumar, and K. Devada. 2002. Babesia canis infection in young pups. INTAS POLIVET. 3: 129-130.

28.  Lucy Sabu, K.Devada. H. Subramanian. and Jacob V. Cheeran. 2002. Diploscapter coronata (Cobb, 1893) infestation in captive snakes. Zoo’s PrintJ. 17(12): 954-956.

29.  Lucy Sabu. 2002. Canine Babesiosis. JIVA. 7: 12-14.

30.  A. Gigi George and Lucy Sabu 2002. Evaluation of amprolium hydrochloride, monensin and salinomycin as coccidiostats in broiler chicken. Ind. J. Poul. Sci. 37: 159-162.

31.  Lucy Sabu. 2001. Mite infestation in cattle and buffaloes. JIVA 6: 46-48.

32.  Lucy Sabu, Devada, K., AjithKumar,S and Jayakumar,K.M. 2001. Occurrence of Haemobartonella felis in a kitten. Polivet. 2:69-70.

33.  Gigi George. A and Lucy Sabu. 2001. Incidence of Coccidiosis in broiler chicken in Thrissur, Kerala. Cheiron.30: 49-51.

34.  Lucy Sabu 1997. Occurrence of Triatoma rubrofasciata De Geer (Family Reduvidae) in Kerala and some aspects of on its biology. Kerala J. Vet. Sci. 28: 104-106

35.  Lucy Sabu., Pillai,K.M. 1996. Amprolsol, Sulmet, Coxysol-A.K and Metrogyl in the treatment of caprine coccidiosis. Kerala J. Vet. Sci.. 27: 141-144.

36.  Lucy Jacob and Pillai, K. M.(1991). Incidence of parasitic infection in dogs in Thrissur, Kerala. Kerala J. Vet. Sci. 22: 149-150.

37.  Lucy Jacob, Pillai, K. M. and Rajamohanan, K. (1990). Entamoeba bovis infection in a calf. Kerala J. Vet. Sci. 21: 150- 151.

38.  Lucy Jacob and K.M. Pillai.1989. Clinical pathology of coccidiosis in goats. Kerala J. Vet. Sci. 20: 97-103.

39.  K. M. Pillai, H. Subramanian and Lucy Jacob. 1989. Cystacanth of Moniliformismoniliformis (Acanthocephala) in cockroaches (Periplanetaamericana). Kerala J. Vet. Sci. 20: 155-156.

40.  Lucy Jacob and Pillai, K.M. 1988. Occurrence of Eimeriacaprina from goats in Kerala. J. Vet. Parasitol. 2: 141-143.

41.  Lucy Jacob and Pillai, K.M. 1988. Prevalence of coccidia infecting goats from Kerala. Kerala J. Vet. Sci. 2: 45-48

                 42.  K. Rajamohanan, K. Devada and Lucy Jacob. 1987. Use of Ivermectin                                      against tick infestations in dogs. Kerala J. Vet. Sci. 18: 147-149    



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