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Acarapisosis of honey bees

Last Modified: Thu, 09 May 2019 08:29:51 IST
Disease name Acarapisosis of honey bees
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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