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Acarapisosis of honey bees

Last Modified: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:50:10 IST
Disease name Acarapisosis of honey bees
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Bee
Definition Acarapisosis, acarine disease or tracheal mite infestation is a disease of the adult honey bee. It is caused by the Tarsonemid mite Acarapis woodi (Rennie).
Status in Ireland Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Present
DAFM Division Responsible Ag Horticulture and Plant Health
Contact Gabriel Roe SI/Ted Massey AI
Legislation https://www.agriculture.gov.ie/media/migration/animalhealthwelfare/legislation/AnimalHealthandWelfareAct060314.pdf
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link http://web.oie.int/eng/normes/mcode/en_chapitre_1.9.1.pdf
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