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Marteilia refringens

Last Modified: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:52:15 GMT
Disease name Marteilia refringens
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Molluscs
Definition Marteilia refringens is a Paramyxea protozoan parasite (4) infecting the digestive system of several bivalve species and inducing physiological disorders and eventually death of the animal
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 http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2006:328:0014:0056:en:PDF
Link to relevant external website http://www.fishhealth.ie/FHU/AboutUs/
OIE Link http://web.oie.int/eng/normes/fmanual/2.4.04_M_REF.pdf
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