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Outbreak of Infection with Perkinsus Marinus in Brazil

04 February 2013

BRAZIL - An outbreak of Infection with Perkinsus Marinus has been reported to the OIE by Dr Figueiredo Marques Guilherme Henrique, Ministry of Agriculture, Brazil.

An outbreak of Infection with Perkinsus marinus has been reported at a open brackish water oyster farm in the estuary of the River ParaĆ­ba, Lucena, Brazil.

The outbreak affects the whole country but OIE has stated the case is now resolved.

The source of the outbreak was unknown.

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