Staff Individual List

Full Name:    Anil Kumar Pruthi
Nationality:    Indian
Academic Rank:    Professor
College/Institute:    College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Department/Team:    School of Veterinary Medicine
Field of Specialization:    Veterinary Pathology
Research Interest:    Poultry Diseases
List of Publications:   
(a)    Manuals:
1.    Gupta R. P., Pruthi A. K. and Mishra S. K. (2003). Manual of VPP-321. Special Pathology – II.
2.    Gupta R. P., Pruthi A. K., Mishra S. K. and Verma P. C. (2004). Laboratory Manual of Special Pathology.
(b)      Research Articles:
1.    Pruthi, A.K. and Kharole, M.U. (1979).  Pathology of the genital tract of chickens infected experimentally with M. gallisepticum. Indian Journal of Poultry Science. 14: 40-44.
2.    Pruthi, A.K. and Kharole, M.U. (1980).  Re-isolation studies in chickens infected experimentally with Mycoplasma gallisepticum.  Indian Journal of Poultry Science. 15: 162-166.
3.    Pruthi, A.K. and Kharole, M.U. (1981).  Sequential Pathology of genital tract in chickens experimentally infected with Mycoplasma gallisepticum.  Avian Diseases. 25: 768-778.
4.    Pruthi, A.K., Kharole, M.U. and Sadana, J.R. (1981).  A case of myxoma in a chicken.  Indian Journal of Poultry Science. 17: 7-12.
5.    Pruthi, A.K., Mishra, S.K., Sadana, J.R. and Gupta, R.K.P. (1982). Fibrosarcoma of the Nasal region in a bullock.  Haryana Veterinarian. 21: 139-141.
6.    Gupta, R.P. and Pruthi, A.K. (1982).  Incidence of Neoascarisvitulorum infection in buffalo and cow calves in Karnal.  Indian Journal of Animal Research. 16: 1-4.
7.    Pruthi, A.K., Kharole, M.U., Gupta, R.K.P. and Kumar B.B. (1983). Occurrence and Pathology of intracutaneouscornifyingepitheliomas in Mastomysnatalensis, the multimammate mouse.  Research in Veterinary Science.  35: 127-129.
8.    Pruthi, A.K., Gupta, R.K. Paul and Sadana, J.R. (1984).  Acid Alpha Naphthyl acetate esterase activity in peripheral blood lymphocytes and monocytes of chickens.  Proceedings: National Symposium on Experimental and Molecular Pathology. 10-12.
9.    Pruthi, A.K., Kharole, M.U., Gupta, R.K. Paul and Khokhar, R.S. (1985). Comparative Pathology of the genital tract of chickens experimentally infected via yolk sac and intratracheal routes with Mycoplasma gallisepticum.  ArchivaVeterinaria, 17: 114-121.
10.    Pruthi, A.K., Gupta, R.K. Paul and Sadana, J.R. (1985).  Preparation and efficacy of a bivalent vaccine against Marek's disease. Proceedings: Advances in Viral Pathology (Italy).
11.    Pruthi, A.K., Gupta, R.K. Paul and Sadana, J.R. (1985).  Acid Alpha Naphthyl acetate esterase reacting lymphocytes in peripheral blood of differently vaccinated chickens against Marek's disease. Proceedings: Advances in Viral Pathology (Italy).
12.    Purohit, V.D., Pruthi, A.K., Khanna, R.N.S. and Gupta, R.K. Paul. (1986). Isolation and histopathological studies on chlamydial abortions in goats.  Indian Journal of Comparative Microbiology, Immunology    and Infectious Diseases. 7: 52-55.
13.    Pruthi, A.K., Gupta, R.K. Paul and Sadana, J.R. (1987).  Efficacy of a bivalent vaccine against Marek's disease.  Research in Veterinary Science. 42: 145-149.
14.    Pruthi, A.K., Gupta, R.K. Paul and Sadana, J.R. (1987).  Acid Alpha Naphthyl acetate esterase activity in peripheral blood lymphocytes and monocytes of chickens.  Journal of Veterinary Medicine A.34: 390-392.
15.    Pruthi, A.K., Gupta, R.K. Paul and Sadana, J.R. (1987).  Acid Alpha Naphthyl acetate esterase reacting lymphocytes in the peripheral blood of Marek's disease challenged chickens after vaccination with three different vaccines.  Research in Veterinary Science. 43: 92-96.
16.    Pruthi, A.K., Gupta, R.K. Paul and Sadana, J.R. (1987).  Reduced shedding of Marek's disease virus from feather follicles of bivalent vaccinated chickens.  Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 25: 405-407.
17.    Kaura, Y.K., Bhargawa, D.N., Pruthi, A.K. and Prasad, S. (1988). Pathology and isolation of multiple antibiotic resistant strains of Escherichia coli from an outbreak of colibacillosis in turkey poults. Indian Journal of Poultry Science. 23: 9-13.
18.    Chaudhary, S.K., Sadana, J.R. and Pruthi, A.K. (1988).  Sequential Pathological studies in Japanese quails infected experimentally with Aspergillusfumigatus.  Mycopathologia. 103: 157-166.
19.    Pruthi, A.K., Gupta, R.K. Paul and Sadana, J.R. (1988).  Studies on the Pathology of Marek's disease following challenge in chicks vaccinated with three different vaccines.  Journal of Comparative Pathology. 101: 295-305.
20.    Batra, P., Pruthi, A.K. and Sadana, J.R. (1991).  Effect of aflatoxins on the efficacy of HVT vaccinal immunity against Marek's disease. Research in Veterinary Science. 51: 115-119.
21.    Pruthi, A.K., Batra, P. and Sadana, J.R. (1992).  Comparative studies on cell-mediated immune responses in herpesvirus of turkey vaccinated aflatoxin B1 fed and normally fed chickens. Supplementary  Proceedings World's Poultry Science Congress. Amsterdam. pp. 15-20.
22.    Kansal, S. Kharole, M.U., Pruthi, A.K. and Singh Jagjit (1994).  Role of macrophages in herpesvirus of turkey vaccinal protection against Marek's disease.  Haryana Vet., 32-34, 63-68.
23.    Kansal, S. Kharole, M.U. and Pruthi, A. K. (1997).  Complement in normal and macrophages suppressed herpesvirus of turkey vaccinated and Marek's disease virus challenged chickens. Indian J. Vet. Res. 6, 1-7.
24.    Kansal, S., Kharole, M.U. and Pruthi, A.K. (1997).  Studies on vaccinal immunity in normal and macrophage suppressed herpesvirus of turkey vaccinated and Marek’s disease virus challenged chickens by monitoring Graft versus host reaction.  Haryana Vet. 36: 1-7.
25.    Chaturvedi, G.C., Minakshi, Kaura, Y.K. and Pruthi, A.K. (1998).  Comparative immunogenicity of urea and EDTA extracted cell surface components from Salmonellatyphimurium in mice.  Indian J. Animal Science 68(4): 289-296.
26.    Kumar, S. and Pruthi, A.K. (1998).  Studies on the immune response to Candida albicans infection in experimentally infected chickens.  Haryana Veterinarian 37: 24-28.
27.    Anjli, Pruthi, A.K. and Verma, P.C. (1999).  Sequential biochemical and immunological studies on experimentally induced thiamine deficiency in Japanese quail.  Haryana Veterinarian 38: 18-25.
28.    Anjli, Pruthi, A.K. and Verma, P.C. (2000).  Sequential pathological changes in experimental thiamine deficiency in Japanese Quail (Coturnixcoturnix Japonica).  Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology. 24: 16-18.
29.    Batra, M., Bhatia, K.C., Dahiya, J.P. and Pruthi A.K. (2002). Pathology of experimental  pneumonia due to Mycoplasma ssp. Mycoides (LC) and Pasteurella hemolytica in lambs. Indian Journal of Veterinary Pathology.26 (1&2): 24-26.
30.    Sharma V., Pruthi A.K., Mishra S.K. and Sharma A. (2007). Bacteriological studies on sheep suffering from gastrointestinal disorders. HaryanaVet.46: 56-58.
31.    Sharma V. and Pruthi A.K. (2008). Etiopathological studies on gastrointestinal tract and liver disorders of Sheep. Haryana Vet.,47: 98-102.
32.    Singh K., Mishra S.K. and Pruthi A.K. (2008). Pathology of parasitic infestations in gastrointestinal tract in calves. J. Vet. Parasit.22: 17-20.
33.    Batra M., Pruthi A.K., Kamil S.A. and Virmani N. (2008).Protective efficacy of outer membrane proteins of Pasteurella multocidaA1 : vaccine against challenge in layer chicken. Indian Journal of Poultry Sciences,43(2): 227-230.
34.    Sihag J., Jood S. and Pruthi A.K. (2008). Anti Diabetic effect of Gymnema in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Rats. National Seminar on Food Safety and quality Oct.20-21 2008. Department of Food Technology Guru Jambheshwar University of Sciences and Technology, Hisar- 125 001. PP. 276-278.
35.    Batra M., Pruthi A.K., Kamil S.A. and Virmani N. (2008). Biochemical changes in the Pasteurella multocida A:1outer membrane proteins vaccinated layer chickens challenged with local isolate of Pasteurella multocida. Indian Journal of Poultry Sciences, 43(3): 317-320. 
36.    Narang G., Pruthi A. K.,Mahajan N.K., Thakral N. and Khurana R.(2009). Effect of Infectious Bursal Disease vaccine and Levamisole on Pathology of Hydropericardium Syndrome in broiler chicks. Indian journal of Veterinary Pathology, Accepted for publication.
37.    Narang G. and PruthiA.K. (2009). Effect of IBD vaccine and Levamisol on Bursal Index in HPS infected chickens. Haryana Veterinarian. Accepted for publication.
38.    Batra, Munish; Pruthi, A.K.; Virmani, Nitin and Kamil, S.A. (2010). Protein and immuno-profiling of outer membrane proteins of Pasteurella multocidaA:1 and its importance in vaccination. Indian J. Vet. Med., 30(1): 48-50.
(c)     Participation in Symposia/Conferences/Summer Institute:
1.    Participated in a Summer Institute on ‘Advances in fungal diseases and mycotoxicosis in livestock and poultry’ from 19-28th June, 1989 at College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Bhubaneswar.
2.    Participated in a symposium of Indian Poultry Science Association, November, 1979 held at HAU, Hisar.
3.    Participated in a UGC symposium in Chalamydiosis – a problem among animals and man.  Feb. 84.  Department of Veterinary Pathology, HAU, Hisar.
4.    Participated in National Symposium on Immune Deficiencies and Emerging Diseases of Animals and Birds.  BombayVeterinaryCollege, Parel, Bombay, March, 1986.
5.    Attended International Conference on Molecular Basis of Immunology Jan. 22-25, 1990 at the Department of Biotechnology, All IndiaInstitute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
6.    Attended VIII International Congress of Virology, August 26-31, 1990. BerlinGermany.
7.    Attended First Annual Conference of Indian Society for Plant and Animal Biotechnology and National Symposium on Biotechnology in Plant and Animal Sciences, April 10-12, 1991.
8.    Attended a Symposium on Update Programmes in Immunology (Sponsored by Indian Immunological Society and Department of Biotechnology). Organised by the Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, 29-30 March, 1991.
9.    Participated in XIX World’s Poultry Congress, AmsterdamNetherlands, 19-25 Sept., 1992.
10.    Participated in a Poultry Farmers Conference on ‘Poultry Production and Health’, held on 21stJanuary, 1993 at K.V.K. Jind.
11.    Participated in a Conference on ‘Poultry Production and Health’, held on 6th August, 1993 at K.V.K. Rohtak.
12.    Delivered a lecture to District Extension Specialists on ‘Poultry Diseases and Vaccination’ on 22nd May, 1993 in a Refresher Course.
13.    Participated in 24th British Poultry Science Conference (Immunology) ReadingUniversity, Reading, U.K., 18-21st September, 1995.
14.    Narang G., Kharole M.U., Sadana J.R and Pruthi A.K. Recent Advances in Diagnosis of diseases of Livestock, Poultry & Wild life with special emphasis on Hill area diseases & XIX Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists 26-28 Sept, 2002,pp. 176.
15.    Gupta R.P., Pruthi A.K. and Mishra S.K. (2003). Manual of VPP-321. Special Pathology-II.
16.    Soni S.K., Kharole M.U. and Pruthi A.K.(2003). Studies on the ultra structural pathology and pathogenesis of Hydropericardium syndrome in experimentally infected chickens. Proceedings of the Australian Poultry Science Symposium. 10-12 Feb. Vol. 15 2003,pp. 77.
17.    Thakral N and Pruthi A.K (2003). Effect of cyclophosphamide on pathology of hydropericardium syndrome experimentally infected chickens. Proceedings of the Australian Poultry Science Symposium. 10-12 Feb. Vol. 15 2003,pp. 78.
18.    Batra M., Pruthi A.K., Virmani N. and Verma P.C. (2003). Antigen(s) detection in the tissues of Pasteurella multocida A:1 infected chickens by indirect immunoperoxidase test. National symposium on ‘ Basic Pathology and Animal Diseases –A Need For Fresh Approach in Indian Scenario and XX Annual Conference of IAVP held at Deptt. ofVety. Pathology, College of Veterinary Sciences & A.H., Jabalpur, November 12-14, pp 107.
19.    Narang G., Pruthi A.K., Verma P.C. and Thakral N. (2003). Effect of IBD vaccination on Hydropericardium syndrome in experimentally infected chickens. National Symposium on “Basic Pathology and Animal Diseases –A Need for Fresh Approach in Indian Scenario” and XX Annual Conference of IAVP held at Deptt. ofVety. Pathology, College of Veterinary Sciences & A.H., Jabalpur, November 12-14, pp 107.
20.    Thakral N., Pruthi A.K. and Narang G.(2003). Comparative susceptibility of chickens and quails to HPS virus. National symposium on ‘ Basic Pathology and Animal Diseases –A Need For Fresh Approach in Indian Scenario and XX Annual Conference of IAVP held at Deptt. ofVety. Pathology, College of Veterinary Sciences & A.H., Jabalpur, November 12-14, pp 107.
21.    Mamta, Mishra S.K., Sonia and Pruthi A.K.(2004). Clinic-pathological studies on Salmonella gallinarum infection in broiler chickens following feeding on Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) leaf powder. Paper presented in National Seminar on ‘Research and Development in Production, Protection, Quality, Processing and marketing of Medicinal and Aromatic plants’ held at C.C.S.H.A.U., Hisar on Feb. 27-29, 2004.
22.    Pruthi A.K., Batra M., Mamta and Narang G. (2004). Antibacterial and antiviral properties of Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi). Paper presented in National Seminar on ‘Research and Development in Production, Protection, Quality, Processing and marketing of Medicinal and Aromatic plants’ held at C.C.S.H.A.U., Hisar on Feb. 27-29, 2004.
(d)     Popular Articles:
1.    Bhaskar, V.V. and Pruthi, A.K. (1979).  Vaccination Schedule for Poultry.  Haryana Farming, July, pp. 17.
2.    Gupta, R.P. and Pruthi, A.K. (1979).  Amphistomiasis in Sheep and Goats.   Haryana Farming, December, pp. 20.
3.    Kharole, M.U. and Pruthi, A.K. (1983).  Aflatoxicoses in poultry.  Poultry Guide 20: 23-25.
4.    Pruthi, A.K. and Gupta, R.K. Paul (1984). Vitamin deficiencies in Poultry.  Poultry Guide21: 57-59.
5.    Gupta, S.N. and Pruthi, A.K. (1984).  Marek’s disease.  Poultry Guide 21: 37-38.
6.    Pruthi, A.K., Gupta, R.K. Paul and Suresh Kumar (1985).  Marek’s disease – a Cancer of Chickens.  Poultry Punch, 2: 105-107.
7.    Pruthi, A.K. and Gupta, R.K. Paul (1986).  Common fungal infections of Poultry.  Haryana Farming, 15(8): 19-20.
8.    Pruthi, A.K., Kharole, M.U. and Chaudhary, S. (1987).  Methods of despatching material for Post-mortem examination.  Poultry Guide 24: 19-26.
9.    Pruthi, A.K., Mishra, S.K. and Bhatia, K.C. (1989).  Beware of poisonous feed. Haryana Farming July, 11-12.
10.    Kumar, S. and Pruthi, A.K. (1992).  Candidiasis in birds.  Haryana Farming 21(4): 17.
11.    Pruthi, A.K. and Batra, S.K. (1994).  Infectious bursal disease.  Poultry Punch, 10: 35-36.
12.    Anjli and Pruthi, A.K. (1994).  Thiamine deficiency in poultry.  Poultry Punch, 10: 57.
13.    Pruthi, A.K., Kharole, M.U. and Verma, P.C. (1996).  Fowl Pox, a viral disease of chicken. Poultry Punch, 12: 97-98.
14.    Soni, S., Pruthi, A.K. and Kharole, M.U. (1997).  Avian spirochactosis.  Poultry Punch, 13: 4.
15.    Mishra S.K., Gupta R.P. and Pruthi A.K. (2007). MurgianomeinHydropericardium syndrome (Litchi) Rog. Haryana Kheti (8), 22.
(e)    Special Lecture delivered:
1.    “Benign & Malignant Tumors of animals” on 2nd April 2004 to students preparing for ICAR Junior Research Fellowship.
2.    Dr. R.P. Gupta. Dr. A.K.Pruthi, Dr. S.K. Mishra, Dr.P.C.Verma (2004). Laboratory manual of Special pathology – I.
3.    Sharma V. and Pruthi A.K. (2005). Etio-Pathological studies on gastrointestinal tract disorders of sheep. XXII Annual conference of Indian Association of Veterinary pathologists. PP 112.
4.    Mishra S.K., Pruthi A.K. and Gupta R.P.  (2007). Tuberculosis in an organized dairy farm. In: Interdisciplinary approach for tuberculosis control. (Garg, S.R., Kumar A and Singh Y.eds.) p. 40. Department of Public Health. CCSHAU, Hisar.
5.    Mishra S.K., Pruthi A.K. and Gupta R.P.  (2007). Tuberculosis in an organized dairy farm. Paper presented in a Symposium on “Interdisciplinary approach for tuberculosis control.” Dept. of Veterinary Public Health on 24/3/07 CCSHAU, Hisar 51-54.
6.    Mishra S.K., Pruthi A.K. and Gupta R.P.  (2007). Rabies in domesticated animals. Workshop on Rabies and its prevention held on 7/9/2007. Deptt. of Veterinary Public Health, CCSHAU,Hisar.
7.    Batra M., Pruthi A.K., Kamil S.A. and Virmani N. (2007).Protective efficacy of outer membrane proteins of Pasteurella multocida local isolate in layer chickens. Indian association of Veterinary Pathologists XXIV Annual Conference from 1st to 3rd October, 2007 at ShriVenkateshvraVeterinaryUniversity, Triputi.
8.    Mishra S.K., Pruthi A.K. and Gupta R.P. (2007). Pathological studies on various disorders of sheep and goat. Indian association of Veterinary Pathologists XXIV Annual Conference from 1st to 3rd October, 2007 at ShriVenkateshvra Veterinary University Triputai.
9.    Thakral N. and Pruthi A.K. (2008). Comparative pathology of hydropericardium syndrome in normal and cyclophosphamide treated chickens and quails. Silver Jubilee Annual Conference of IAVP & International symposium on “Quality assurance in pathology and Disease Diagnosis”, 10-12 Nov. 2008 IVRI Izatnagar: p. 99.
10.    Batra M., Pruthi A.K., Kamil S.A. and Virmani N. (2008). Biochemical changes in Pasteurella multocidaA: outer membrane proteins vaccinated layer chickens challenged with local isolate of Pasteurella multocida.Silver Jubilee Annual Conference of IAVP & International symposium on “Quality assurance in pathology and Disease Diagnosis”, 10-12 Nov. 2008 IVRI, Izatnagar,  p. 60.
11.    Pruthi A.K. (2009). Pathological observations in important diseases in the training course on ‘Update of Poultry Health and Management Practices’ held from March 19-30, 2009, organized by Deptt. Of Vety. Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, CCSHAU, Hisar for B.V.Sc. students (interns). P, 75-82.

Contact address
Professor Dr. Anil kumarPruthi,
School of Veterinary Medicine,
College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine,
Jimma University,
Jimma, Ethiopia

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