Ashish Shukla

Ashish Ahukla

Banaras Hindu University, India








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Research Keywords: 

Leishmaniasis, Parasitology, Medical Entomology, Sandfly



Mr Ashish Shukla is currently pursuing a doctoral degree at the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, located in Varanasi, India. His primary focus lies in comprehending the transmission dynamics of leishmaniasis, as well as elucidating the many mechanisms contributing to sandfly resistance against different insecticides. Mr Shukla possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in the fields of microbiology and parasitology pertaining to infectious diseases, together with substantial practical experience in fieldwork and entomology.


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Key Publications:

Chaubey R, Shukla A, Kushwaha AK, et al. Assessing insecticide susceptibility, diagnostic dose and time for the sand fly Phlebotomus argentipes, the vector of visceral leishmaniasis in India, using the CDC bottle bioassay PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2023;17(5): e0011276.

Kumar Kushwaha A, Shukla A, Scorza BM, Kumari Rai T, Chaubey R, Kumar Maurya D, Srivastva S, Upadhyay S, Kumar Singh A, Malviya P, Singh OP. Livestock and rodents within an endemic focus of Visceral Leishmaniasis are not reservoir hosts for Leishmania donovani. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2022 Oct 20;16(10): e0010347

Gedda MR, Madhukar P, Shukla A, et al. Nano diagnostics in leishmaniasis: A new frontier for early elimination. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol. 2021