Rajapakse,Jayanthe

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Place of work: Peradeniya Uni,Vet Fac,Peradeniya,Sri Lanka
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Date of birth: 21.Nov.1957

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Academic education:

-PhD. :1992

-B.V.Sc. : 1978-1983

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-World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology

-Sri Lanka Veterinary Association

-Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science

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-Professor of Parasitology

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1-Fernando, S.T., Gunawardana, V.K., Masoodi, M.A. and Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (1987). Serum and colostral precipitin reaction in buffalo cows and colostral transmission of antibodies to the calves. Buffalo Journal, 3: 195‑203.

2-Amerasinghe, P.H., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Lloyd, S., Masoodi, M.A. and Fernando, S.T. (1992).  Antigen-induced protection against infection with Toxocara vitulorum larvae in mice.  Parasitology Research, 78: (8) 643-647.

3-Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Vasanthathilake, V.W.S.M., Lloyd, S. and Fernando, S.T. (1992).  Collection of eggs and hatching and culturing of second-stage larvae of Toxocara vitulorum in vitroJournal of Parasitology.  78:(6), 1090-1092.

4-Rajapakse, R.P.V.J.  (1992) Immunological response of cows, their calves and mice to Toxocara vitulorum infection. Ph.D. thesis, 1992, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

5-Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Lloyd, S. and Fernando, S.T. (1994).  The effect of serum and colostrum immunoglobulins from buffaloes infected with Toxocara vitulorum larvae on Tvitulorum larvae in vitro and in vivo in mice.  Parasitolgy Research, 80(5): 420-430.

6-ajapakse, R.P.V.J., Lloyd, S. and Fernando, S.T. (1994).  Toxocara vitulorum: Maternal transfer antibodies from buffalo cows (Bubalis bubalis) to calves and levels of infection with T. vitulorum in calves.  Research in Veterinary Science, 57: 81-87.

7-Kuriwita, V.Y., Vasanthathilaka, V.W.S.M. and Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (1995).  Records of some athropodes parasites occurring in free-ranging elephants (Elephas maximus ceylonicus) of Sri Lanka.  Sri Lanka Veterinary Journal, 40:(2), 27-33.

8-Wijesundara, W.S.S., Chandrasekaran, N.V., Eric Karunanayake, H. and Rajapakse R.P.V.J.  (1997). Development of a Rapid Nonradioactive, Oligonucleotide-Based Assay for the Detection of Setaria digitata. Experimental Parasitology, 86: 161 –162.

9-Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Kuruwita, V.Y. & Anselem de Silva (1998) Preliminary study on external and internal parasites in Geochelone elegans (Star tortoise) in Sri Lanka. Biology and Conservation of the Amphibians, Reptiles and their Habitats in South Asia. Ed Anslem de Silva (ISBN 955-8213-00-4) 343 – 349.

10. Silva, I.D., Mallawa, M.R.C.K., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Kuruwita, V.Y. & Anslem de Silva. (1998).  Preliminary observations on blood parameters of Geochelone elegans Biology and Conservation of the Amphibians, Reptiles and their Habitats in South Asia. Ed: Anslem de Silva (ISBN 955-8213-00-4) 355 – 359.

11. Paranagama, W. D., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Horadagoda, N.U. & Faizal, A.C.M. (1997) Correlation between naturally occurring caprine Haemonchus contortus infection and the packed cell volume, haemoglobin concentration, total protein. Tropical Agricultural Research. 9: 299-235

12. Paranagama, W.D., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Horadagoda, N.U., Faizal, A.C.M. and Dharmawaedhana, I.V.P.(1997) An overview of gastrointestinal nematode parasitism in goats in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Vol 2, 141-150.

13. Munasinghe, D.M.S., Horadagoda, A., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Perera, N.A.N.D., and Gunawardana, V.K. (1997). Separation of the proteins in the epididymal fluid of the goats. Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Vol 2, 151-154.

14. Faizal, A.C.M., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Jayasinghe, S.R. & Rupasinghe, V. (1999). Prevalance of Eimaria spp and gastrointestinal nematodes versus weight gains in treated goats raised in the dry areas of Sri Lanka. Small Ruminant Research, 34: 21-25

15. Agatsuma Yoshiko, Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Gomis, S. & Agatsuma Takeshi (1999). Pathological studies on Schistosoma nasale in Sri Lanka. Bull. Kochi Gakuen College 29: 71-76

16. Noordeen. F.  Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Faizal C.M. & Horadagoda, N.U.  (1999) Prevalence of Cryptosporidium infection among Goats in the Selected Areas of the Dry zone of Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research. 11: 365-371.

17. Paranagama, W..D., Horadagoda, N.U., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J.  Faizal, A.C.M. & Darmawardana, I.V.P. (1999). Evaluation of Serum Pepsinogen Concentration as a Diagnostic Aid in Haemonchosis of Goats Tropical Agricultural Research. 11: 372-379

18. Noordeen. F.  Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Faizal C.M. & Horadagoda, N.U.  (1999) Prevalence of Cryptosporidium infection in Goats in Selected Locations in three Agroclimatic Zones of Sri Lanka. Award Winning papers of the Annual Research Sessions 1999, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Edited by Careem, M.A., Mendis, B.R.R.N.. 7 – 13.

19-Attapattu, D.N., Arseculeratne, S.N., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Perera, N.A.N.D. & Eriyagama, N.B. (1999). Purification of the endospores and sporangia of Rhinosporidium seeberi on Percoll column. Mycopathologia, 145: 113-119.

20-Noordeen, F., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Faizal, A.C.M. & Horadagoda, N.U. (2000) Prevalence of Cryptosporidium infection in goats in selected location of three agroclimatic zones of Sri Lanka. Veterinary Parasitology 93(2):95-101)

  1. Rajapakse, R.P.V.J.; Faizal, A.C.M.; Horadagoda, N.U.; Paranagama, W.D.and  Dharmawardana, I.V.P. (2000). Prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodes in cross-bred goats in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Goats, 15-21p May, 2000, Tours, France. Pp.800-801, Editor: Lucas Gruner, ISBN 2-84148-038-0, Publie par Institute deI’Elevage and et INRA
  2. Noordeen, F.; Horadagoda, N.U.; Faizal, A.C.M.; Rajapakse, R.P.V.J.; M.A.A. Razak and Arulkanthan, A. (2000) An experimental Cryptosporidium infection in mice and goat kids. In: H.N. Seneviratna (Ed), Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, ISBN-955-589-034-X, pp. 173-182
  3. Rajapakse, R.P.V.J.; Horadagoda, N.U.; Noordeen, F.; Jude, J.A.; Faizal, A.C.M (2000) Prevalence of Cryptosporidium infection in buffaloes in the north-western province in Sri Lanka In: J.A.de S. Siriwardana, D.H.A. Subasinghe, N.U. Horadagoda and H. Abeygunawardana (Eds), Changing Role of the buffalo in the new millennium in Asia, ISBN 955-8485-00-4, NSF Press, 47/5 Maitland Place, Colombo –07
  4. Faizal, A.C.M. and Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2001) Prevalence of Coccidia and Gastrointestinal Nematode Infections in Cross Bred Goats in the Dry Areas of Sri Lanka. Small Ruminant Research 40, 233-238
  5. Noordeen, F., Faizal, A.C.M., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Horadagoda, N.U. & Arulkanthan, A. (2001) Excretion of Cryptosporidium oocysts by goats in relation to age and season in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Veterinary Parasitology 99: 79-85.
  6. Faizal, A.C.M.., Rajapakshe, W.R.A.K.J.S. & Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2001) Comparative weight gains in anthelmintic treated crossbred (NativeXBoer) goats turned out in the rainy and dry seasons in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Proceeding of the 2001 International Conference on Boer Goats, Ansuun, China October 20th – 25th. 259-267
  7. Noordeen, F., Horadagoda, N.U., Faizal, A.C., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Razak, M.A.A. & Arulkanthan, A. (2002) Infectivity of Cryptosporidium Parvum isolated from asymptomatic adult goats to mice and goat kids. Veterinary Parasitology 103: 217-225

10. Agatsuma, T., Iwagami, M., Liu, C.X., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Mondal, M.M.H., Kitikoon, V., Ambu, S., Agatsuma, Y., Blair, D., and Higuchi, T. (2002) Affinities between Asian non-human Schistosoma species, the S. indicum group, and the African human schistosomes. Journal of Helminthology 76: 7-19

11. Faizal, A.C.M., Rajapaksha, W.R.A.K.J.S. and Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2002).  Benefit of the Control of Gastrointestinal Nematode Infection in Goats in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka.  Journal of Veterinary Medicine B. 49: (3) 115-119

12. Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Faizal, A.C.M., Horadagoda, N.U., Dharmawardana, I.V.P. and Paranagama, W.D. (2000). An abattoir study on the prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodes of goats in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Journal of National Science Foundation in Sri Lanka.  28(4): 265-275

13. Agatsuma, Y., Veno, T., Takano, K., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Mondal, M.M.H., Guevara, A., Iwagami, M., Iwagami, Y and Agatsuma, T. (2002). Histopathological studies on helminthiasis of domestic animals in Southeast Asia and South America. Bulletin of Kochi Gakuen College. 33: 125-133.

14. Thilakaratne, I.D.S.I.P., Rajapaksha, G., Hewakopara, A., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. and Faizal, A.C.M. (2003). Parasitic infection in freshwater ornamental fish in Sri Lanka. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 54: 157-162.

15. Iwagami, M., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Paranagama, W. and Agatsuma, T. (2003) Identities of two Paragonimus species from Sri Lanka inferred from molecular sequences.  Journal of Helminthology, 77: 239-245

16. Faizal, A.C.M. and Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2004). A preliminary study to determine the efficacy of a Nematophagous fungus, Arthrobotrys oligospora, against nematode larvae in cattle and goat dung. Journal of National Science Foundation Sri Lanka. 32 (1&2): 29-33.

Kalubowila, D.G.W., Udagama-Randeniya, P.V., Perera, N.A.N.D. and Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2004) Evaluation of seroprevalence to Sarcocystis in cattle and buffaloes in Sri Lanka by ELISA. Journal of Veterinary Medicine B. 51: 89-93 

1.    Attapattu, D.N., Arseculeratne, S.N., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Perera, N.A.N.D. & Eriyagama, N.B. (1999). Purification of the endospores and sporangia of Rhinosporidium seeberi on Percoll column. Mycopathologia, 145: 113-119.

2.    Noordeen, F., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Faizal, A.C.M. & Horadagoda, N.U. (2000) Prevalence of Cryptosporidium infection in goats in selected location of three agroclimatic zones of Sri Lanka. Veterinary Parasitology 93(2):95-101)

3.    Rajapakse, R.P.V.J.; Faizal, A.C.M.; Horadagoda, N.U.; Paranagama, W.D.and  Dharmawardana, I.V.P. (2000). Prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodes in cross-bred goats in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Goats, 15-21p May, 2000, Tours, France. Pp.800-801, Editor: Lucas Gruner, ISBN 2-84148-038-0, Publie par Institute deI’Elevage and et INRA

4.    Noordeen, F.; Horadagoda, N.U.; Faizal, A.C.M.; Rajapakse, R.P.V.J.; M.A.A. Razak and Arulkanthan, A. (2000) An experimental Cryptosporidium infection in mice and goat kids. In: H.N. Seneviratna (Ed), Proceedings of the Annual Research Sessions, University of Peradeniya, ISBN-955-589-034-X, pp. 173-182

5.    Rajapakse, R.P.V.J.; Horadagoda, N.U.; Noordeen, F.; Jude, J.A.; Faizal, A.C.M (2000) Prevalence of Cryptosporidium infection in buffaloes in the north-western province in Sri Lanka In: J.A.de S. Siriwardana, D.H.A. Subasinghe, N.U. Horadagoda and H. Abeygunawardana (Eds), Changing Role of the buffalo in the new millennium in Asia, ISBN 955-8485-00-4, NSF Press, 47/5 Maitland Place, Colombo –07

6.    Faizal, A.C.M. and Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2001) Prevalence of Coccidia and Gastrointestinal Nematode Infections in Cross Bred Goats in the Dry Areas of Sri Lanka. Small Ruminant Research 40, 233-238

7.    Noordeen, F., Faizal, A.C.M., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Horadagoda, N.U. & Arulkanthan, A. (2001) Excretion of Cryptosporidium oocysts by goats in relation to age and season in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Veterinary Parasitology 99: 79-85.

8.    Faizal, A.C.M.., Rajapakshe, W.R.A.K.J.S. & Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2001) Comparative weight gains in anthelmintic treated crossbred (NativeXBoer) goats turned out in the rainy and dry seasons in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Proceeding of the 2001 International Conference on Boer Goats, Ansuun, China October 20th – 25th. 259-267

9.    Noordeen, F., Horadagoda, N.U., Faizal, A.C., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Razak, M.A.A. & Arulkanthan, A. (2002) Infectivity of Cryptosporidium Parvum isolated from asymptomatic adult goats to mice and goat kids. Veterinary Parasitology 103: 217-225

10.  Agatsuma, T., Iwagami, M., Liu, C.X., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Mondal, M.M.H., Kitikoon, V., Ambu, S., Agatsuma, Y., Blair, D., and Higuchi, T. (2002) Affinities between Asian non-human Schistosoma species, the S. indicum group, and the African human schistosomes. Journal of Helminthology 76: 7-19

11.  Faizal, A.C.M., Rajapaksha, W.R.A.K.J.S. and Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2002).  Benefit of the Control of Gastrointestinal Nematode Infection in Goats in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka.  Journal of Veterinary Medicine B. 49: (3) 115-119

12.  Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Faizal, A.C.M., Horadagoda, N.U., Dharmawardana, I.V.P. and Paranagama, W.D. (2000). An abattoir study on the prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodes of goats in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Journal of National Science Foundation in Sri Lanka.  28(4): 265-275

13.  Agatsuma, Y., Veno, T., Takano, K., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Mondal, M.M.H., Guevara, A., Iwagami, M., Iwagami, Y and Agatsuma, T. (2002). Histopathological studies on helminthiasis of domestic animals in Southeast Asia and South America. Bulletin of Kochi Gakuen College. 33: 125-133.

14.  Thilakaratne, I.D.S.I.P., Rajapaksha, G., Hewakopara, A., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. and Faizal, A.C.M. (2003). Parasitic infection in freshwater ornamental fish in Sri Lanka. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 54: 157-162.

15.  Iwagami, M., Rajapakse, R.P.V.J., Paranagama, W. and Agatsuma, T. (2003) Identities of two Paragonimus species from Sri Lanka inferred from molecular sequences.  Journal of Helminthology, 77: 239-245

16.  Faizal, A.C.M. and Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2004). A preliminary study to determine the efficacy of a Nematophagous fungus, Arthrobotrys oligospora, against nematode larvae in cattle and goat dung. Journal of National Science Foundation Sri Lanka. 32 (1&2): 29-33.

Kalubowila, D.G.W., Udagama-Randeniya, P.V., Perera, N.A.N.D. and Rajapakse, R.P.V.J. (2004) Evaluation of seroprevalence to Sarcocystis in cattle and buffaloes in Sri Lanka by ELISA. Journal of Veterinary Medicine B. 51: 89-93

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