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Infestation of honey bees with Acarapis woodi

Last Modified: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:56:54 GMT
Disease name Infestation of honey bees with Acarapis woodi
Animal Health Law Category if applicable N/A
Species affected Bee
Description Acarapisosis, acarine disease or tracheal mite infestation is a disease of the adult honey bee. It is caused by the Tarsonemid mite Acarapis woodi (Rennie).
Status in Ireland Present
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland Not applicable
DAFM Division Responsible Ag Horticulture and Plant Health
Contact Rachel Wisdom; beekeeping@agriculture.gov.ie
Legislation http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2013/act/15/enacted/en/html
Link to relevant external website
Notifiable in Ireland No
OIE Listed Yes
OIE Link http://www.oie.int/en/animal-health-in-the-world/animal-diseases/diseases-of-bees/#Acarapiosis
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