Disease caused by Marteillia refringens

Marteillia refringens is a protozoan that infects molluscs. Marteilia refringens belongs to the phylum Paramyxea.

In Canada, Marteilia refringens is a federally reportable disease. This means that anyone who owns or works with aquatic animals, who knows of or suspects Marteilia refringens disease in the animals that they own or work with, is required by law to notify the CFIA.

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