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Nosema ceranae

Last Modified: Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:28:44 IST
Disease name
Nosema ceranae
Species affected
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
Gabriel Roe SI/Ted Massey AI
Link to relevant external website