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Bonamia ostreae

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:55 IST
Disease name Bonamia ostreae
Animal Health Law Category if applicable C, D, E
Species affected Molluscs
Description Bonamia ostreae 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 Present (in 8 bays)
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible The Marine Institute
Contact fhu@marine.ie
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/
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/index.php?id=171&L=0&htmfile=chapitre_bonamia_ostreae.htm
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