Beltsville Bee Research Lab - How to submit samples for diagnosis of AFB
American foulbrood disease - Cause, symptoms, effect.
American foulbrood (AFB) is an infectious brood disease caused by the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus larvae. It is the most widespread and destructive of the brood diseases, afflicting queen, drone, and worker larvae alike.
The transportation of honeybees is an integral part of the economics of beekeeping but with it, there is an increased risk of disease.
American Foulbrood, European Foulbrood, Chalkbrood, Sacbrood, Nosema and others.
Antibiotics used to control AFB, EFB and Nosema.
Diagnosis and control of American Foulbrood.
American Foulbrood (AFB) Page: Bee Research Laboratory (BRL), Beltsville Argricultural Research Center (BARC)
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