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Bacterial Kidney Disease (BKD)

Last Modified: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:42:17 GMT
Disease name
Bacterial Kidney Disease (BKD)
Species affected
Bacterial kidney disease (BKD) is a typically chronic infective disease caused by Renibacterium salmoninarum (35), a coryneform Gram-positive bacterium that is the sole species belonging to the genus Renibacterium
Status in Ireland
Not Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
Never Recorded
DAFM Division Responsible
The Marine Institute
Fiona Geoghegan (Fish Health Manager)
Link to relevant external website