Bee Diseases

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Overview of Notifiable and Non-Notifiable Bee Diseases

A click on the selected disease will give you an overview of symptoms, diagnosis and possible measures.

Notifiable Bee Diseases

The following regulation is applied in accordance with the Austrian Bee Disease Act.

Notifiable are:

1. Any of the following diseases: 

a) American Foulbrood,

b) Infestations of the Small Hive Beetle (Aethina tumida),

c) Infestation of Tropilaelaps mite (Tropilaelaps spp.),

d) Varroosis, when at an epidemic level;

2. Any suspicion of such diseases

3. Any impending or actual loss of at least 30 % of the colonies at an apiary

Information on further procedures upon an outbreak or a suspicion of the above-mentioned diseases can be found here.

Hive beetle

Non-Notifiable Bee Diseases