Veterinary Pathology

Infrastructure & Facilities Available:

  • Histopathology Laboratory
  • Digital Microscopic Photography Unit
  • Clinical Pathology Laboratory
  • Postmortem Hall (For Small/Large Animals & Poultry)
  • Gross Pathological Specimens Museum

Departmental Activities:

  • Demonstrations of Postmortem Examination Techniques & Disease Diagnosis
  • Demonstrations of various Disease Diagnostic Techniques
  • Participation in Farmer Awareness Campaigns


Sr.No.            Name Tenure
1 Dr. G.B.Kulkarni 1987-1995
2 Dr. M.A.Khan 1995-97
3 Dr.S.D. Moregaonkar 1997-2012

Teaching Programmes:

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H: As per VCI Curriculum
  • M.V.Sc (Veterinary Pathology): with intake capacity one student per year
  • Ph.D in Veterinary Pathology

Departmental/Agency Research Projects: Completed

 Sr. No. Title of the Research Project Research Co-ordinator /Worker Funding Agency Year
1 Studies on efficacy on Ventrilivplus on performance, carcass characteristic and meat quality in broiler. S.D.Moregaonkar, M.A.Khan ,G.R. Gangane, N.M. Markendeya   and   N.Z. Gaikwad M/S. Venkateshwara Hatcheries, Pune 2007
2 Comparative efficacy of herbal product (AV/BCP/15) with synthetic choline on broiler performance and carcass quality parameters. G.R.Gangane, S.D.Moregaonkar, M.A. Khan, N.Z.Gaikwad, S.S.Bhagat and P.A Chandane M/S. Ayurvet Ltd.,   Dabbi, Dist. Solan (H.P.) 2008

Departmental/Intramural Research Projects: Completed

 Sr. No. Title of the Research Project Research Co-ordinator Year of start Duration in years
1 Use of an alternative capillary sealing material   (M- Seal) in PCV estimation. S.D.Moregaonkar, M.A.Khan, G.P.Bharkad, N.M. Markendeya and V.M.Salunke 2004 1 year
2 Clinicopathological studies on TRP (Hardware Disease in Cattle) S.D.Moregaonkar, M.A.Khan, A.U.Bhikane & G.U.Yadav 2010 2 years
3 Analysis of twelve year data of necropsy examination conducted during 1998-2010 S.D.Moregaonkar, M.A.Khan & G.R.Gangane. 2010 12 years
4 Recording of Anomalies in animals during a period 2008-10 S.D.Moregaonkar, M.A.Khan, A.D.Patil and A.U.Bhikane 2008 2 years
5 Studies on pathology of Black quarter in bovines with special reference to ulcerative endocarditis M.A.Khan, S.D.Moregaonkar, A.U.Bhikane and A. V. Bhonsle 2010 3 Years
6 Studies on efficacy of different diagnostic tests/ methods for detection of clinical mastitis in cattle M.A.Khan, A.U.Bhikane & A.V.Bhonsle 2010 3 Years

M.V.Sc. (Postgraduate) Research Projects: Completed

 Sr. No. Title of the Research Project Name of the student Name of Major Guide Year
1 Studies on ochratoxicosis in broilers P.L. Pawar Dr. S.D. Moregaonkar 2001
2 Studies on commercial mycotoxin binder in preventing ochratoxicosis in broilers A.C. Pathan Dr. S.D. Moregaonkar 2004
3 Studies on experimental colibacillosis in broilers V.N. Phad Dr. S.D. Moregaonkar 2005
4 Studies on efficacy of Levofloxacin in Improvement of colibacillosis in broilers V.V. Deshmukh Dr. S.D. Moregaonkar 2006
5 Studies on Black Piper nigram fruits against colibacillosis in broilers S.S. Bamne Dr. S.D. Moregaonkar 2007
6 Toxico-pathological studies on chlorpyriphos, a organophosphate insecticide in broiler birds. S. S. Bhagat Dr. M.A. Khan 2008
7 Studies on Quinolphos,a organophosphate insecticide in broiler birds. P.S. Chandane Dr. S.D. Moregaonkar 2009
8 Toxico-pathological studies of indoxacarb in female Wistar rats A.S. Sonphule Dr. M.A. Khan 2010
9 Studies on anti-diabetic property of Eunicostoma Litterolae in Wister rats. V.L. Jadhav Dr. S.D. Moregaonkar 2011
10 Efficacy of Maytenus emeginata in Paracetemol induced toxicity in male Wistar rats M.M. Pathan Dr. M.A. Khan 2012
11 Toxicopathological studies of Anilofos in Wistar Rats V.K. Zole Dr. M.A. Khan 2013
12 Effect of Formaldehyde Spraying in Broiler Pens P.R. Dalave Dr. M.A. Khan 2014
13 Clinicopathological Studies on Black Quarter in Cattle S.R. Ambhore Dr. M.A. Khan 2016
14 Effect of Azadirachta indica leaf powder in prevention of colibacillosis in broilers V.B. Patil Dr. M.A. Khan 2018

Services Provided:

a.  Postmortem Examination of Domestic/Wild Animals/Birds & Consultancy to Farmers

b. Histopathological Diagnosis

c. Clinical Pathology Services: Analysis of Blood, Urine, Body Fluids, Cytological Samples

d. Training: Postmortem Examination & various Disease Diagnosis Techniques

e. Experimental Trials: Toxicopathological, Therapeutic Agents etc.

Future Plans:

a. Immunopathology Laboratory

b. Molecular Disease Diagnosis Laboratory

c. Mobile Diagnostic Facility for Farmers

Department Faculty:

Passport Photo-Dr.M.A.Khan Dr. Minhaj Ali Khan

M.V.Sc., Ph.D

Professor and Sectional Head


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Passport Photo-Dr.S.G.Chavhan Dr. Sambhaji G. Chavhan

M.V.Sc., Ph.D, NET

Assistant Professor


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