Infection with Marteilia refringens

Last Modified: Thu, 22 Jun 2023 15:51:05 IST
Disease name Infection with Marteilia refringens
Animal Health Law Category if applicable E, D, C
Species affected Molluscs
Description 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 Absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Regulation 2021/620
Link to relevant external website
About Fish Health in Ireland | Fish Health Unit
Notifiable in Ireland Yes
WOAH Listed Yes