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Bonamia exitiosa

Last Modified: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:43:27 GMT
Disease name Bonamia exitiosa
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Molluscs
Definition Bonamia exitiosa is an intrahaemocytic protist belonging to the phylum Haplosporidia, which infects the native oyster, Ostrea edulis. The parasite induces physiological disorders which may result in eventual death¿
Status in Ireland Not Reported
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never Recorded
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact Fiona Geoghegan(Fish Health Manager)
Legislation
Link to relevant external website http://www.fishhealth.ie/FHU/
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/aahm/current/2.4.02_B_EXIT.pdf
Publications