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Marteilia refringens

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:37:39 IST
Disease name 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
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=2439&L=0&htmfile=chapitre_marteilia_refringens.htm
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