bonamiasis


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bonamiasis

(ˌbɒnəˈmaɪəsɪs)
n
a disease affecting oysters, caused by the parasite Bonamia ostreae
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Season, age, and sex-related variations in the prevalence of bonamiasis in flat oyster (Ostrea edulis L.
Hudson E, Hill B (1991) Impact and spread of bonamiasis in the UK.
Season-, age, and sex-related variation in the prevalence of bonamiasis in flat oysters (Ostrea edulis L.
marinus; development of molecular diagnostics; breeding of oysters for resistance to MSX and dermo diseases; evaluation of nonnative oyster species in the Chesapeake Bay region; understanding the emergence of bonamiasis in Asian oysters in the southeastern United States; and host-parasite interactions.
Occurrence and significance of bonamiasis in Europena flat oysters Ostrea edulis in North America.
Unmonitored stock transport by growers or scientists and ballast discharge are suspected modes of transmission for some of the major shellfish diseases, including bonamiasis of the Asian oyster (Crassostrea ariakensis) (Carnegie et al.
World Organization for Animal Health lists the following oyster diseases of regulatory significance: bonamiasis (Bonamia exitiosa and B.