Brief Introduction

Area of Specialization:

  • Zoonotic diseases and Food safety
  • Brucellosis
  • Antimicrobial resistance

Five best Research articles:

  • P. Kaushik, D.K Singh, A.K Tiwari and R. S. Kataria. (2006). Rapid detection of Brucella species in cattle semen by PCR. J.Appl. Anim. Res. 30: 25-28.
  • P. Kaushik, D.K Singh, S.V kumar, A.K Tiwari, G Shukla, S. Dayal and P. Chaudhuri. (2010). Protection of mice against Brucella abortus 544 challenge by vaccination with recombinant OMP 28 adjuvanted with CpG oligonucleotides. Vet. Res. Commun. 34: 119-132.
  • P. Kaushik, D.K Singh, S. Dayal, B. Kumar, P. Kumar and P. Chaudhuri. (2011). Effect of CpG oligonucleotide in the immune response of 28 KDa outer membrane protein of Brucella. J. Appl. Anim. Res. 39: 57-60.
  • P. Kaushik, Anjay, S. Kumari, S. Dayal, S. Kumar. (2018). Antimicrobial resistance and molecular characterization of E. coli from poultry in Eastern India. Veterinaria italiana. 54 :197-204.
  • A. Pathak, D. Kumar, A. Kamboj, J. Sharma, M. Shukla, A. U. Kumar, N. Karabasanavar, P. Kaushik, S.P Singh. (2018). Mutations in DNA gyrase and topoisomerase genes linked to fluoroquinolone resistance in Salmonella Typhimurium of animal origin in India. Journal of global antimicrobial resistance 15, 268

Other publications:

  • Research article
: 39
  • Popular article
: 05
  • Books authored
: 00
  • Book chapters written
: 03


Members of Professional Societies

  • Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialists
  • Association of Public Health Veterinarians

Research Activities

Research Projects:

Sl. No.

Title of the Project

Year of Start

Funding agency


1. AICRP-ADMAS 2017-18 ICAR, New Delhi Co-PI
2. Outreach programme of zoonotic diseases 2017-18 ICAR, New Delhi Co-PI
3. Isolation and characterization of bacteriophages targeting food borne pathogens from sewage samples of livestock farm. 2019-20 BASU, Patna Co-PI
4. Collaborating centre under Indian Network of Fisheries and Animal Antimicrobial Resistance (INFAAR). 2020-21 Currently funded by BASU, Patna PI

Honours and Awards

  • Junior Research Fellowship Award (2002-04) by ICAR, Pusa, New Delhi.
  • Travel grant from DST to attend World Buiatrics held in Santiago, Chile
  • Best Poster Presentation Award (2018) by Society for Agricultural Innovation and Development, Ranchi & BASU, Patna.
  • Best Poster (3rd) presentation award (2019) by DBT in one health India conference.
  • Attended International Training at University of Florida, USA.