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Nosema ceranae

Last Modified: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:28:44 IST
Disease name Nosema ceranae
Animal Health Law Category if applicable
Species affected Bee
Definition To date, two microsporidian parasites have been described from honey bees: Nosema apis (Zander) and Nosema ceranae (Fries). Nosema apis is a parasite of the European honey bee (Apis mellifera) and Nosema ceranae of the Asian honey bee (Apis cerana) (11) and the European honey bees)
Status in Ireland
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
DAFM Division Responsible Ag Horticulture and Plant Health
Contact Gabriel Roe SI/Ted Massey AI
Legislation
Link to relevant external website
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/tahm/2.02.04_NOSEMOSIS.pdf
Publications