ANNA, T.

Designation and address
Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary Parasitology,
Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tirunelveli – 627 358.

Qualifications
M.V.Sc. (Parasitology)
Ph.D. (Parasitology)

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Veterinary Parasitology
Specializing field : Protozoology – Avian Coccidiosis , Anticoccidial efficacy and resistance studies
Current Projects

Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Rs. Funding agency
Private agency sponsored project on "Anticoccidial efficacy of herbal product (AV-CPP/12 and AV/CPP/22) in broilers" Principal investigator Rs. 1.40 Lakhs Dabur – Ayurvet, UP)
Part II Scheme on “Studies on Coccidia of fowls in Tamil Nadu” Scientist i/c   State Government of Tamil Nadu
Part II Scheme on “Use of low cost technology for control of parasitic gastroenteritis in small ruminants” Co-Principal investigator Rs.6.25 lakhs State Government of Tamil Nadu
Part II Scheme on “Biological control of flies in poultry farms” Co-Principal investigator Rs.12.00 lakhs State Government of Tamil Nadu
Student Project on “Epizootiology and control of goat coccidiosis in Namakkal area” Guide 5000/- Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology
Student Project on “Biological control of flies in poultry farms using entomopathogenic fungal baits”   Guide 10,000/- Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology
Immunodiagnosis of hydatidosis in food animals and humans Scientist - Personal Departmental project
Control of fly menace in commercial poultry farm using Bacillus thuringiensis (BT) Scientist - Personal Departmental project
Evaluation of insect growth regulator (IGR) activity of Catharanthus roseus (Rose Periwinkle, Nithya Kalyani) for control of flies in poultry farms Scientist - Personal Departmental project
Effect of Eclipta alba (Karisalankanni) for control of coccidiosis in chicken Scientist - Personal Departmental project
Effect of Lawsonia inermis (Henna, Maruthani) for control of coccidiosis in chicken Scientist - Personal Departmental project
Effect of neem and papaya for anticoccidial properties against coccidiosis in broilers Scientist - Personal Departmental project
"Validation of grassroots practice for promoting poultry health : Protective Effect of Indigenous Medications In Mixed Coccidial Infections In Broiler Chickens" Principal investigator 10.09 lakhs National Innovation Foundation (DST), Ahemedabad, Gujarat
"Control of Coccidiosis: Eimeria brunetti, a neglected but important pathogen of chicken" Co-Principal investigator 20 lakhs TANUVAS – IAH, UK Collaborative project funded by BBSRC under India Partnering Award 2007
Recent Research Publications
  • Sucilathangam, G, Anna, T., Ananthi D. 2013. Ocular Gnathostomosis – a Case Report GLOBAL RESEARCH ANALYSIS 2013 (2): 11, 201-208 ISSN No 2277 – 8160
  • M.Arthanari Eswaran, K.Sukumar, J.Johnson Rajeswar, G.A.Balasubramaniam and T. Anna. 2014. Serological survey of Avian Metapneumovirus infection in Broiler Breeder chicken Farms In Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Advanced Veterinary Science and Technology, ISSN No 2320 – 3595 3 (1), pp. 84-87
  • Velvizhi, G, Sucilathangam, G, Anna, T.2014. Clinicomycological profile of vaginal candiasis in a tertiary care hospital Indian Journal Of Applied Research 4 (2), pp. 9-11
  • Meenakshisundaram, A., T. J. Harikrishnan, T. Anna. 2016. Anthelmintic activity of Indigofera tinctoria against gastrointestinal nematodes of sheep. Veterinary world, 9(1), 101-106.
  • Meenakshisundaram, A., T.J. Harikrishnan, T. Anna 2016. Anthelmintic activity of Sesbania grandiflora against gastrointestinal nematodes of sheep. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, , 86 (2) 143-148.
Honours & Awards
  • University
  • M/S Venkey's (India) Ltd., Gold Medal for best thesis in Ph.D., in the field of poultry genetics, poultry nutrition, poultry management, poultry disease prevention and in thesis connected with Poultry as main field of research – 2001
  • National
  • Junior Fellowship Award – 1992 by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, for pursuing M.V.Sc., Degree.
  • Senior Fellowship Award – 1997 by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, for pursuing Ph.D., Degree.
  • Senior Fellowship Award – 1997 by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, for pursuing Ph.D., Research work.