Infection with Bonamia exitiosa

Last Modified: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:59:20 GMT
Disease name Infection with Bonamia exitiosa
Animal Health Law Category if applicable C, D, E
Species affected Molluscs
Description 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 Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland 2004
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
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Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
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