Veterinary Sciences

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G. S. Panduka De S. Gunawardena

Senior Lecturer
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka


BVSc (Peradeniya), PhD (Peradeniya).

Research Interest

Pathogenesis of neurological diseases in animals with special reference to cerebrospinal nematodiasis, Aetio-patholgy of aquatic animal diseases with special reference to diseases in freshwater fish, Pathogenesis of toxicoses caused by plant toxins and snake poisons in animals, Development and application of tools and techniques to diagnose rabies, Immunohistochemistry and molecular epidemiology of rabies, General interest on the clinical and pathological aspects of animal diseases in Sri Lanka Veterinary Neuropathology.


  • Gino C. Matibag, Yoshihide Ohbayashi, Koji Kanda, Hiroko Yamashina, Bandula Kumara W.R., I.N. Gamini Perera, D.D. Niranjala De Silva, G.S. Panduka De S. Gunawardena, Ananda Jayasinghe, Rossana A. Ditangco and Hiko Tamashiro (2009) A pilot study on the usefulness of information and education campaign materials in enhancing the knowledge, attitude and practice on rabies in rural Sri Lanka. J Infect Developing Countries, 3(1), 55-64 .

  • de Silva Anslem, Dawundasekera, N.P.K. and Gunawardena, Panduka (2009) Preliminary note on the ‘red patch’ infection in the skipper frog (Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis) (Amphibia: Dicroglossidae) in Sri Lanka. Froglog,91, 4 -5.

  • Gunawardena, G.S.P. de S. (2010) Brain spoon technique: a simple technique for the collection and dispatch of brain samples for rabies diagnosis. Sri Lanka Veterinary Journal, Vol. 54&55, 17-19.

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