Pratima Acharya Adhikari

Pratima Acharya Adhikari

Assistant Professor

Phone: 662-325-3416


Mailing Address:
100 Hill Poultry Science Bldg.
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
Ph.D., The University of Georgia
M.S., University of Manitoba
B.S./D.V.M., Tribhuvan University

Research:
Nutrition and Management
Food-borne pathogens of poultry (Salmonella, E. coli, Campylobacter)
Gut health and animal well-being
Molecular approach to determine host-pathogen relationship

Publications
2018
Adhikari, P., C. H. Lee, D. E. Cosby, N. A. Cox, W. K. Kim. 2018. Effect of probiotics on fecal excretion, colonization in internal organs and immune gene expression in the ileum of laying hens challenged with Salmonella Enteritidis. Poultry Science Journal. Download
2018
Adhikari, P., D. E. Cosby, N. A. Cox, W. K. Kim. 2018. Effect of dietary fructooligosaccharide supplementation on internal organs Salmonella colonization, immune response, ileal morphology and ileal immunohistochemistry in laying hens challenged with Salmonella Enteritidis. Poultry Science Journal 97(7):2525-2533. Download
2017
Adhikari, P., D. E. Cosby, N. A. Cox, J. H. Lee, W. K. Kim. 2017. Effect of dietary bacteriophage supplementation on internal organs, fecal excretion and ileal immune response in laying hens challenged by Salmonella Enteritidis. Poultry Science Journal 96:3264-3271. Download
2017
Adhikari, P., D. E. Cosby, N. A. Cox, W. K. Kim. 2017. Colonization of mature laying hens with Salmonella Enteritidis by oral or intracloacal inoculation. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 26:286-294. Download
2017
Adhikari, P., D. E. Cosby, N. A. Cox, W. K. Kim. 2017. Effect of dietary supplementation of nitrocompounds in Salmonella colonization and ileal immune gene expression in laying hens challenged with Salmonella Enteritidis. Poultry Science Journal 96 (12) 4280-4286. Download
2017
Adhikari, P., W. K. Kim. 2017. Overview of Prebiotics and Probiotics: Focus on Performance, Gut Health and Immunity - A Review. Annals of Animal Science Journal 17:949-966. Download
2016
Adhikari, P., J. M. Heo, C. M. Nyachoti. 2016. Standardized total tract digestibility of phosphorus in camelina (Camelina sativa) meal fed to growing pigs without or phytase supplementation. Animal Feed Science and Technology 214:104-109. Download
2015
Adhikari, P., J. M. Heo, C. M. Nyachoti. 2015. True and standardized total tract phosphorus digestibility in canola meals from Brassica napus black and Brassica juncea yellow in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science 93:209-216. Download