College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Pookode


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Pathology

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Dr. Pradeep  M Dr. Pradeep M
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Assistant Professor,Department of Veterinary Pathology College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode, Kerala Veterinary And Animal Sciences University, Lakkidi, P.O., Wayanad District-673576 Kerala, India
Mobile No: - 9447945170
Email ID: - pradeep@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

BVSc&AH, MVSc (Veterinary Pathology), PhD, PGDAEM

Area of Research

Avian Pathology and  Forensic Pathology

Work Experience

2005 to 2010- worked as Veterinary Surgeon in Animal Husbandry Department , Govt. of Kerala

2010 to till date - Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathology


Best Poster Presentation award : Kerala Science Congress 2020

State level award for the Best Unit Secretary , Indian Veterinary Association, Kerala : 2018

Poster Presentation Appreciation Award,in  South zone conference of Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologist and National seminar on “wildlife pathology and workshop on diagnostic oncology”  held on 30/4/11 and 1/5/2011  at Wayanad, Kerala


  • Twenty one day Training on “Challenges and constraints in poultry production and their mitigation” College of Veterinary Research Institute, Namakkal 2010 November
  • Twenty eight day UGC sponsored Teacher Orientation Programme at Calicut University 30th October to 26th November 2012
  • Training on “Anatomic pathology and molecular diagnosis of important animal diseases”. 17-26 Augustu 2015 at IVRI,Bareilly
  • ICAR-sponsored CAFT training course on “Diagnosis of Animal and Poultry Diseases with emphasis on morphological characterization of gross and histological lesions” held at GADVASU, Ludhiana, Punjab from 17.11.2019 to 7.12.2019.
  • Ten days “A Short Term Course in E-Teaching with Learning Management Systems” conducted by The All Kerala Private College Teachers' Association in June 2020.
  • One-week online training on “statistical tools in research and data analysis” organized by  department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Parbhani, MP 09-14 August, 2021.
  • Two-week virtual training on “RECENT APPROACHES IN FORENSIC PATHOLOGY” organized by Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Science & A.H., NDVSU, Jabalpur (M.P.), India from 1 st to 14th September  2021
  • Five-week online National Workshop on Statistical Analysis of Biological Data, Organized by Dept of botany, Zakir Husain Delhi College, University of Delhi. From 17th January to 21st February, 2022
  • Fourteen-day training on “Advances in analytical techniques” organized by Academic Staff College, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Kerala from 02 to 15th November, 2022.


  • Pradeep. M. 2014. Application of acute phase proteins as biomarkers in modern veterinary practice. Ind. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. Res. 43 (1), 1-13
  • Pradeep, M and Vijayan N. (2005). Pulmonary microlithiasis and ossification in dogs. J. Vet. and Anim. Sci. 36: 141.143
  • Karunakaran, S. and Pradeep, M (2009). A case of Johne's disease in a cross-bred cow. Veterinary World, 2(10):400
  • Rajani, C.V., Maya, S., Chandrasekhar, L., Pradeep M. Sajitha, I.S. 2011. Gross anatomical studies on the liver of leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis). J. Indian Vet. Assoc. 9(3): 27-29
  • CV Rajani, S Raj, L Chandrasekhar, S Maya, M Pradeep, IS Sajitha. 2012. Morphological studies on the femur and patella of sambar deer (Cervus unicolor) Tamilnadu J. Vet. Anim. Sci., 8 (1): 19-21
  • Rajani, C.V., Maya, S.,  Chandrasekhar, L., Pradeep M. Sajitha, I.S. 2012. Anatomy of the Larynx of Leopard (Panthera pardus). Indian Vet. J., 89 (2): 70
  • Julie, B, Raghavan, KS Jayesh, V Swapna, SA  Pradeep, M,  Sajitha IS. 2013. Surgical Management of Liposarcoma in a dog  Indian Vet. J., 90: 97-99
  • Rajani, C.V., Sajitha, I.S., Pradeep, M., Chungath, J.J. 2013. Morphological studies on the thoracic, lumbar, sacral and coccygeal vertebrae in spotted deer (Axis axis). Tamilnadu J.Vet.Anim.Sci. 9(2):113-121
  • Surya Narayan Naick, M, Pradeep, M., Vijayan, N., Prasanna, K.S., Reghu, R. and Chinju, B.2013. Pharyngomyia picta (Meigen, 1824) (Diptera: Oesteridae) larvae in a Sambar Deer (Rusa unicolor) from Wayanad, Kerala, India. Zoo’s sprint. 28(10): 12-13
  • Litty Mathew and Pradeep M. 2014.  Major Pathologic Findings and Probable Cause of Mortality in Wild Life Belonging to Cervidae Family of Wayanad District, Kerala, India From 2006 To 2013. International J. Sci. Res., 3(8): 459-460
  • Vijayan N., Koshy Varghese, Pradeep M. and Gayathri S.L. 2015.Trabecular hepatocellular carcinoma in a dog. Indian J. Vet. Pathol., 39(2): 175-176.
  • Paulose, P. Juliet, S., Sujith, S. Sini, M., Divya, T.M., Nair, S.N., Chandrasekhar, L., Pradeep, M., George, A.J., Ravindran, R. 2016. Evaluation of toxicological potential of methanolic extract of Chromolaena odorata found in the Western Ghats of Indian subcontinent orally in mice. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci 4 (2): 78-84
  • Litty M, . Sajitha I.S, Ajith J G, Pradeep, M.  and N. Vijayan. 2016.  Patho-Morphological Study of Classical Swine Fever Incidence in Kerala, India.  Indian Vet. J., August 2016, 93 (08) : 18 – 21
  • Rajani,C.V., Surjith,K.P, Prasanna, K.S., Pradeep, M, George Chandy,  Deepa,P.M., Helna, M.W. and Patki,H.S. 2018.Gross morphological study on the stomach and intestine of an Asian elephant calf (Elephas maximus indicus). J.I.V.A. 16(1): 38-41
  • Nasreen Fathima M.S, Prasanna K.S, Ajith Jacob George, Anoopraj R., Pradeep M, Hamza Palekkodan.2018. Molecular detection, gross and histopathological studies of infectious   bronchitis in chicken in Wayanad district. Indian J.  Natural Sci., 8: 313597-136603.
  • Nikhil, S.R., Pradeep, M., Hamza, P., Prasanna, K.S., Anoopraj, R., Ajith, J.G., Naik Madhura and Vidyarani, H. B. 2019. Occurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Ducks: A One-Year Prospective Study. International Journal of Livestock Research, 9: 204-208.
  • Pradeep, M and Reddy, M,R. 2019. Occurrence of Proventriculo-Ventricular Intussusception in chicken. Ind. J. Vet. & Anim. Sci. Res., 48 (1): 60-65
  • Rajani, C.V., Patki, H.S., Simanta, P., Surjith, K., Deepa, P.M. and  Pradeep, M. 2020. Histomorphological differentiation of the skin of leopard (Panthera pardus), leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis), Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris), and golden jackal (Canis aureus). Veterinary World 13 (4): 827
  • Nikhil S. Rao, Pradeep, M., Hamza, P., Prasanna, K. S., Anoopraj. R  2020. Histological grading of hepatic amyloidosis in ducks.  Indian J. Vet. Pathol. 44 (2): 101-103
  • Pradeep, M. and Reddy, M.R. 2020. Studies on gut pathology of chicken with special reference to proventriculitis/proventricular dilatation. Indian J. Vet. Pathol. 44(4):278 (phd abstract)
  • Pradeep, M., Reddy, M.R. and Kannaki, T.R. 2020. Molecular Identification and Characterization of Chicken Parvovirus from Indian Chicken and Association with Runting and Stunting Syndrome. Indian J. Anim. Res. 54 (12): 1517-1524
  • Shruthi, A., Prasanna, K.S. Pradeep, M., Hamza, P., Anoopraj, R., Ansar, F., Anagha, A.M., Alin, M.T.K., Dhanya, T., Elizabeth, V., and Ajith, J.G. 2021. Variants in relation to clinical manifestation of rabies in dogs. J. Vet. Anim. Sci.52(3):298-302
  • Nekha, K.P., Dinesh, P.T., Sooryadas, S., Varghese, R. and Pradeep, M. 2021. Healing of cutaneous wounds using GaAs laser in diabetic rat models. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 52(3): 234-237.
  • Sachin, Prasanna, K. S., Anoopraj, R.,  Pradeep, M., Hamza, P., Vinu David, P., Ansar, F., Shruthi, A., Anagha, A.M.  and Ajith J. G. 2021. Occurrence of rabies in animals- a retrospective study in Wayanad, Kerala, India. Ind. J. Vet. & Anim. Sci. Res., 50 (4): 62-67
  • Rajani, C.V., Indu, V.R., Patki, H.S., Surjith K.P. and Pradeep M. 2021.Morphology of Spleen in Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus indicus). Indian J. Vet. Anat. 33 (1): 24-26
  • Gowri Menon, N., Bipin, K. C., Deepa,  P. M. Rathish, R. L., Pradeep, M.and Sha arun, A. 2021. Gross and histopathological lesions associated with tuberculosis in two sloth bears (Melursus ursinus) in India.  J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 52(2):161-165
  • Anagha, A. M., Pradeep, M., Hamza, P., Anoopraj, R., Prasanna, K. S. and Ajith, J.G. 2022. Renal pathology associated with visceral gout in ducks. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 53(1): 121-124
  • Dhanya, T., Prasanna, K. S., Hamza, P., Anoopraj, R., Pradeep, M., Elizabeth. V., Alin, M. T. K and Ajith, J. G. 2022. Influence of age on the pathology of hippocampus and variation in the number of neurons of the hilar region in the brain of dogs. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 53(3): 380-384
  •  Dhanya, T., Pradeep, M., Prasanna, K.S., Ravindran, R., Elizabeth, V., Kumar, G.S., Anoopraj, R., Hamza, P., and Ajith, J.G. (2022). Research Note on Parasitic Pathology of Ascaridia columbae Infection in a Racing Homer (Columba livia domestica). Indian Vet. J. 99: 30–33.
  • Elizabeth, V., Anoopraj, R., Ajith, J.G., Pradeep, M., Chintu, R., Hamza, P., Dhanya, T. and Alin, M.T.K. 2022. Occurrence and distribution of gross and microscopic gastrointestinal lesions in pigs in Northern Kerala. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 53(4): 551-557
  • Mery S John, Saranya C, Madhusudhanan,M.  Sanjay B.M., Suraj S.V., Ranjith D.,  Nair,S.N.  Pradeep, M, Ajithkumar, K.G., Nisha AR, Ravindran,R Sanis Juliet. 2022. Effect of Phytol in healthy rats following repeated Oral administration. Pharma Innovation 11(12):155-159
  • Alin,M.T.K., Pradeep, M., Hamza,,P., Dhanush,,K.B., Ajith,,J.G., Prasanna,K.S., Rajasekhar,R., Dhanya,T. and Elizabeth, V. 2023. Unilateral testicular atrophy and epididymal lithiasis ina Gramasree rooster. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 54(1):262-265
  • Neethu,B., Prasanna,K.S. , Ajith,J.G., Anoopraj,R., Rathish,R. L., Pradeep,M., Hamza,P., Dhanush,K.B., Manasa and Geethanjali,R. 2023. Thyroid pathology in canine parvoviral infection.J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 54(1):125-129
  • Geethanjali R., Pradeep M., Hamza P., Rajasekhar R.and George A.J. 2023. Outbreak of Marek’s disease in chicken flocks with uncommon pattern of gross lesions. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 54(2):368-373
  • Miti Borang, Rathish Ramachandran Latha, Pradeep Mampilli, Deepa Padinjare Melepat, Vijayakumar Kaithathara, 2024. Development of loop-mediated isothermal amplification for detection of Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae in goats, Capra hircus, J. Microbiological Methods, Volumes 217–218: 106885 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2023.106885

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