Abraham Joseph Pellissery

Abraham Joseph Pellissery,

Clinical Assistant Professor – Microbiology

Department: Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
Business Phone: (321) 697-1426
Business Email: a.pellissery@ufl.edu

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2022-2023
VEM5144 Lg An Appl Vet Micro
2023-2025
VME6905 Problems in Veterinary Medical Sciences

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate (DACVM) – Bacteriology/Mycology
    American College of Veterinary Microbiology

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-8536-3286

Areas of Interest
  • Anaerobic Bacteriology and Gut Microbiome
  • Antimicrobial resistance (AMR or AR)
  • Diagnostic Microbiology
  • Non-antibiotic alternatives – phytochemicals and probiotics

Publications

2022
Survivability of Clostridioides difficile spores in fermented pork summer sausage during refrigerated storage
Veterinary World. 162-167 [DOI] 10.14202/vetworld.2022.162-167. [PMID] 35369600.
2021
Protective Effect of Baicalin against Clostridioides difficile Infection in Mice.
Antibiotics (Basel, Switzerland). 10(8) [DOI] 10.3390/antibiotics10080926. [PMID] 34438975.
2020
In vitro antivirulence activity of baicalin against Clostridioides difficile.
Journal of medical microbiology. 69(4):631-639 [DOI] 10.1099/jmm.0.001179. [PMID] 32216868.
2019
In vitro efficacy of sodium selenite in reducing toxin production, spore outgrowth and antibiotic resistance in hypervirulent Clostridium difficile
Journal of Medical Microbiology. 68(7):1118-1128 [DOI] 10.1099/jmm.0.001008.

Grants

Sep 2023 ACTIVE
FL Antimicrobial Resistance Dashboard
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Oct 2022 ACTIVE
Reducing antimicrobial resistance dissemination in broiler chickens using phytochemicals
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF CONNECTICUT via US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG

Education

Ph.D. Animal Science
2019 · University of Connecticut
M.V.Sc. Animal Biochemistry
2009 · Indian Veterinary Research Institute (Uttar Pradesh, India)
B.V.Sc. & A.H. (DVM Equivalent)
2006 · Kerala Agricultural University (Kerala, India)

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(321) 697-1426
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Street:
2700 N JOHN YOUNG PKWY
KISSIMMEE FL 34741