Next-Generation Sequencing Vis-à-Vis Veterinary Health Management

  • Birbal SinghEmail author
  • Gorakh Mal
  • Sanjeev K. Gautam
  • Manishi Mukesh


The global market for animal health products and treatments is a multibillion-dollar business. Cost of animal disease outbreak is likely to increase with urbanization and a growing demand for animal products. Combating emerging diseases caused by drug-resistant pathogenic microorganisms is challenging. The “omics” and genetic engineering and their applications in biotechnology industry have revolutionized animal healthcare management by improving rapidity, specificity, and sensitivity of diagnostic assays and decreased rates of false positive assays.

  • Genome sequencing is now an integral component of livestock management

  • The technologies have provided valuable information for managing infectious diseases.


Genome NextGen sequencing NGS technologies Livestock genome SNPs Genome data analysis Computational chemistry Bioinformatics methods 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Birbal Singh
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gorakh Mal
    • 1
  • Sanjeev K. Gautam
    • 2
  • Manishi Mukesh
    • 3
  1. 1.ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Regional StationPalampurIndia
  2. 2.Department of BiotechnologyKurukshetra UniversityKurukshetraIndia
  3. 3.Department of Animal BiotechnologyICAR-National Bureau of Animal Genetic ResourcesKarnalIndia

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