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Dr. Sharianne Suepaul

Lecturer in Microbiology & Bacteriology


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School of Veterinary Medicine
The University of The West Indies
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Location: Building #47

Telephone: 645-3232 ext 4236



I am a lecturer in Microbiology and Bacteriology at the UWI School of Veterinary Medicine.


  • DVM

  • Ph.D in Veterinary Public Health

  • PG Cert. UTL

Research Interests:

  • Leptospirosis, Staphylococcus spp.

  • Veterinary Bacteriology

  • Molecular Epidemiology of bacterial diseases.

Professional Experience:

  • Lecturer in Veterinary Bacteriology, SVM, UWI (2015 to present)

  • Adjunct Lecturer at COSTAATT (2013-2015)

  • Assistant Lecturer in Veterinary Microbiology, SVM, UWI (2010 to 2012).

  • Teaching Assistant (Full-time) at SVM, UWI (October 2009 to June 2010)

Courses Taught:

  • VETM 3002 Veterinary Bacteriology
  • VETM 2014 Research Methodology
  • VETM 2015 Research Project 1
  • VETM 3019 Research Project 2
  • VETM 3020 Research Project 3
  • VETM 4015 Research Project 4
  • VETM 4016 Research Project 5


  • Suepaul, S., Carrington, C., Campbell, M., Borde, G. and Adesiyun, A.A. Antimicrobial susceptibility of Leptospira isolates from dogs and rodents in Trinidad using 12 antimicrobial agents. Tropical Biomedicine 32(1): 1-10 (2015)
  • Suepaul, S., Carrington, C.V.F., Campbell, C., Borde, G., and Adesiyun, A.A. Serovars of Leptospira isolated from dogs and rodents. Epidemiology and Infection, July 2010;138(7):1059-1070.
  • Suepaul, S., Carrington, C.V.F., Campbell, M., Borde, G. and Adesiyun, A.A. Study on the Efficacy of Leptospira vaccines developed from serovars isolated from Trinidad and comparison to commercial vaccines using a hamster model. Vaccine, July 2010,26:28(33):5421-6.
  • Suepaul, S., Carrington, C.V.F, Campbell, M., Borde, G. and Adesiyun, A. A. Seroepidemiology of leptospirosis in livestock. Submitted to Tropical Animal Health and Production. Accepted September 2010.