Disease data

Infection with Mikrocytos mackini

Previously listed diseases
Molluscs
Protozoan disease; Haplosporidia; Mikrocytos mackini

Summary from the online OIE Diagnostic Manual

In preparation. In the meantime, see information for Mikrocytosis in 'Previously listed diseases' menu.

Countries affected

Country Year Status View Records

Species affected

Species Disease occurence Abstract
Cancer pagurus Natural occurrence Mikrocytids Are a Broadly Distributed and Divergent Radiation of Parasites in Aquatic Invertebrates
Crassostrea gigas Experimental demonstration Detection, isolation, and host specificity of Mikrocytos mackini, the cause of Denman Island disease in Pacific oysters Crassostrea gigas.
Crassostrea gigas Experimental demonstration Seawater detection and biological assessments regarding transmission of the oyster parasite Mikrocytos mackini using qPCR.
Crassostrea gigas Natural occurrence A long-term study of "microcell" disease in oysters with a description of a new genus, Mikrocytos (g. n.), and two new species, Mikrocytos mackini (sp. n.) and Mikrocytos roughleyi (sp. n.).
Crassostrea gigas Natural occurrence Detection, isolation, and host specificity of Mikrocytos mackini, the cause of Denman Island disease in Pacific oysters Crassostrea gigas.
Crassostrea sikamea Natural occurrence Denman Island disease (causative agent Mikrocytos mackini) in a new host, Kumamoto oysters Crassostrea sikamea.
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Detection, isolation, and host specificity of Mikrocytos mackini, the cause of Denman Island disease in Pacific oysters Crassostrea gigas.
Mytilus edulis Experimental demonstration Mikrocytids Are a Broadly Distributed and Divergent Radiation of Parasites in Aquatic Invertebrates
Ostrea edulis Experimental demonstration Detection, isolation, and host specificity of Mikrocytos mackini, the cause of Denman Island disease in Pacific oysters Crassostrea gigas.
Ostrea lurida ( = O. conchaphila) Natural occurrence A long-term study of "microcell" disease in oysters with a description of a new genus, Mikrocytos (g. n.), and two new species, Mikrocytos mackini (sp. n.) and Mikrocytos roughleyi (sp. n.).

Countries affected

Country Year Status View Records
Australia 2006 Reported present or known to be present View Records
Canada 2007 Suspected but not confirmed View Records
Kuwait 2007 Year of last reported occurrence View Records
United States of America 2007 Year of last reported occurrence View Records

Species affected

Species Disease occurence Abstract
Cancer pagurus Natural occurrence Mikrocytids Are a Broadly Distributed and Divergent Radiation of Parasites in Aquatic Invertebrates
Crassostrea gigas Experimental demonstration Detection, isolation, and host specificity of Mikrocytos mackini, the cause of Denman Island disease in Pacific oysters Crassostrea gigas.
Crassostrea gigas Experimental demonstration Seawater detection and biological assessments regarding transmission of the oyster parasite Mikrocytos mackini using qPCR.
Crassostrea gigas Natural occurrence A long-term study of "microcell" disease in oysters with a description of a new genus, Mikrocytos (g. n.), and two new species, Mikrocytos mackini (sp. n.) and Mikrocytos roughleyi (sp. n.).
Crassostrea gigas Natural occurrence Detection, isolation, and host specificity of Mikrocytos mackini, the cause of Denman Island disease in Pacific oysters Crassostrea gigas.
Crassostrea gigas Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2005 [8th edition]
Crassostrea gigas Natural occurrence OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals (5th edition, 2006).
Crassostrea sikamea Natural occurrence Denman Island disease (causative agent Mikrocytos mackini) in a new host, Kumamoto oysters Crassostrea sikamea.
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Detection, isolation, and host specificity of Mikrocytos mackini, the cause of Denman Island disease in Pacific oysters Crassostrea gigas.
Crassostrea virginica Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2005 [8th edition]
Crassostrea virginica Natural occurrence OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals (5th edition, 2006).
Mytilus edulis Experimental demonstration Mikrocytids Are a Broadly Distributed and Divergent Radiation of Parasites in Aquatic Invertebrates
Ostrea edulis Experimental demonstration Detection, isolation, and host specificity of Mikrocytos mackini, the cause of Denman Island disease in Pacific oysters Crassostrea gigas.
Ostrea edulis Natural occurrence OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals (5th edition, 2006).
Ostrea edulis Unknown OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2005 [8th edition]
Ostrea lurida ( = O. conchaphila) Natural occurrence A long-term study of "microcell" disease in oysters with a description of a new genus, Mikrocytos (g. n.), and two new species, Mikrocytos mackini (sp. n.) and Mikrocytos roughleyi (sp. n.).
Ostrea lurida ( = O. conchaphila) Natural occurrence OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals (5th edition, 2006).
Ostrea lurida ( = O. conchaphila) Unknown OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2005 [8th edition]