Disease data

Infection with Perkinsus marinus

OIE listed diseases
Molluscs
Protozoan disease; Apicomplexa; Perkinsus marinus

Summary from the online OIE Diagnostic Manual

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Countries affected

Country Year Status View Records
Brazil 2013 First detection in region View Records
French Polynesia 2013 Suspected but not confirmed View Records
Korea, Republic of 2013 Pathogen detected, no clinical disease. View Records
Kuwait 2007 Year of last reported occurrence View Records
Mexico 2013 Occurrence limited to certain zones View Records
Spain 2013 Suspected but not confirmed View Records
Tunisia 2009 Reported present or known to be present View Records
United States of America 2013 Occurrence limited to certain zones View Records

Species affected

Species Disease occurence Abstract
Crassostrea ariakensis Natural occurrence OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals (5th edition, 2006).
Crassostrea ariakensis Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2010 (13th edition)
Crassostrea ariakensis Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2011 (Online)
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 gigas Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2010 (13th edition)
Crassostrea gigas Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2011 (Online)
Crassostrea rhizophorae Natural occurrence OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals (5th edition, 2006).
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).
Crassostrea virginica Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2011 (Online)
Mercenaria mercenaria (Venus mercenaria) Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2010 (13th edition)
Mercenaria mercenaria (Venus mercenaria) Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2011 (Online)
Mya arenaria Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2010 (13th edition)
Mya arenaria Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2011 (Online)

Countries affected

Country Year Status View Records
Brazil 2016 Reported in country for the first time View Records
China (Peoples Rep. of) 2019 Reported present or known to be present View Records
Mexico 2012 First detection in region View Records
United States of America 2019 Reported present or known to be present View Records

Species affected

Species Disease occurence Abstract
Crassostrea ariakensis Natural occurrence A comparative field study of Crassostrea ariakensis (Fijita 1913) and Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin 1791) in relation to salinity in Virginia.
Crassostrea corteziensis Experimental demonstration Host Response when Perkinsus marinus Infection Intensities Increase in the Oyster Crassostrea corteziensis
Crassostrea gigas Experimental demonstration Synopsis of infectious disease and parasites of commercially exploited shellfish.
Crassostrea gigas Natural occurrence A comparative field study of Crassostrea ariakensis (Fijita 1913) and Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin 1791) in relation to salinity in Virginia.
Crassostrea rhizophorae Natural occurrence First report of the protozoan parasite Perkinsus marinus in South America, infecting mangrove oysters Crassostrea rhizophorae from the Paraiba River (NE, Brazil).
Crassostrea virginica Natural occurrence Diseases of Mollusca : Bivalvia.
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Responses of an oyster host (Crassostrea virginica) and its protozoan parasite (Perkinsus marinus) to increasing air temperature
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Regulation of oyster (Crassostrea virginica) hemocyte motility by the intracellular parasite Perkinsus marinus: A possible mechanism for host infection
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Defining Dermo resistance phenotypes in an eastern oyster breeding population
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Lethal effects of silver nanoparticles on Perkinsus marinus, a protozoan oyster parasite
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Testing plasma subtilisin inhibitory activity as a selective marker for dermo resistance in eastern oysters
Crassostrea virginica Natural occurrence Survey of Texas Bay systems for the oyster parasites Bonamia spp., Haplosporidium nelsoni, and Perkinsus marinus
Isognomon alatus Carrier not affected Survey of Texas Bay systems for the oyster parasites Bonamia spp., Haplosporidium nelsoni, and Perkinsus marinus
Mimachlamys varia Experimental demonstration Perkinsus mediterraneus infection induces oxidative stress in the mollusc Mimachlamys varia
Mytilidae Experimental demonstration Survey of Bivalve Molluscs for Bonamia spp. and Other Parasitic Pathogens in Florida East Coast Lagoons
Ostrea equestris Natural occurrence Diseases of Mollusca : Bivalvia.
Ostrea frons Natural occurrence Diseases of Mollusca : Bivalvia.
Ostreidae Experimental demonstration Survey of Bivalve Molluscs for Bonamia spp. and Other Parasitic Pathogens in Florida East Coast Lagoons
Ostreidae Experimental demonstration Lacking catalase, a protistan parasite draws on its photosynthetic ancestry to complete an antioxidant repertoire with ascorbate peroxidase
Saccostrea palmula Natural occurrence Natural and cultured populations of the mangrove oyster Saccostrea palmula from Sinaloa, Mexico, infected by Perkinsus marinus.
Various Natural occurrence Prevalence of Perkinsus spp. in selected shellfish species collected off China coast

Countries affected

Country Year Status View Records
Brazil 2016 Reported in country for the first time View Records
China (Peoples Rep. of) 2019 Reported present or known to be present View Records
French Polynesia 2013 Suspected but not confirmed View Records
Korea, Republic of 2013 Pathogen detected, no clinical disease. View Records
Kuwait 2007 Year of last reported occurrence View Records
Mexico 2013 Occurrence limited to certain zones View Records
Spain 2013 Suspected but not confirmed View Records
Tunisia 2009 Reported present or known to be present View Records
United States of America 2019 Reported present or known to be present View Records

Species affected

Species Disease occurence Abstract
Crassostrea ariakensis Natural occurrence A comparative field study of Crassostrea ariakensis (Fijita 1913) and Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin 1791) in relation to salinity in Virginia.
Crassostrea ariakensis Natural occurrence OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals (5th edition, 2006).
Crassostrea ariakensis Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2010 (13th edition)
Crassostrea ariakensis Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2011 (Online)
Crassostrea corteziensis Experimental demonstration Host Response when Perkinsus marinus Infection Intensities Increase in the Oyster Crassostrea corteziensis
Crassostrea gigas Experimental demonstration Synopsis of infectious disease and parasites of commercially exploited shellfish.
Crassostrea gigas Natural occurrence A comparative field study of Crassostrea ariakensis (Fijita 1913) and Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin 1791) in relation to salinity in Virginia.
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 gigas Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2010 (13th edition)
Crassostrea gigas Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2011 (Online)
Crassostrea rhizophorae Natural occurrence OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals (5th edition, 2006).
Crassostrea rhizophorae Natural occurrence First report of the protozoan parasite Perkinsus marinus in South America, infecting mangrove oysters Crassostrea rhizophorae from the Paraiba River (NE, Brazil).
Crassostrea virginica Natural occurrence Diseases of Mollusca : Bivalvia.
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).
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Responses of an oyster host (Crassostrea virginica) and its protozoan parasite (Perkinsus marinus) to increasing air temperature
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Regulation of oyster (Crassostrea virginica) hemocyte motility by the intracellular parasite Perkinsus marinus: A possible mechanism for host infection
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Defining Dermo resistance phenotypes in an eastern oyster breeding population
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Lethal effects of silver nanoparticles on Perkinsus marinus, a protozoan oyster parasite
Crassostrea virginica Experimental demonstration Testing plasma subtilisin inhibitory activity as a selective marker for dermo resistance in eastern oysters
Crassostrea virginica Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2011 (Online)
Crassostrea virginica Natural occurrence Survey of Texas Bay systems for the oyster parasites Bonamia spp., Haplosporidium nelsoni, and Perkinsus marinus
Isognomon alatus Carrier not affected Survey of Texas Bay systems for the oyster parasites Bonamia spp., Haplosporidium nelsoni, and Perkinsus marinus
Mercenaria mercenaria (Venus mercenaria) Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2010 (13th edition)
Mercenaria mercenaria (Venus mercenaria) Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2011 (Online)
Mimachlamys varia Experimental demonstration Perkinsus mediterraneus infection induces oxidative stress in the mollusc Mimachlamys varia
Mya arenaria Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2010 (13th edition)
Mya arenaria Natural occurrence OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code 2011 (Online)
Mytilidae Experimental demonstration Survey of Bivalve Molluscs for Bonamia spp. and Other Parasitic Pathogens in Florida East Coast Lagoons
Ostrea equestris Natural occurrence Diseases of Mollusca : Bivalvia.
Ostrea frons Natural occurrence Diseases of Mollusca : Bivalvia.
Ostreidae Experimental demonstration Survey of Bivalve Molluscs for Bonamia spp. and Other Parasitic Pathogens in Florida East Coast Lagoons
Ostreidae Experimental demonstration Lacking catalase, a protistan parasite draws on its photosynthetic ancestry to complete an antioxidant repertoire with ascorbate peroxidase
Saccostrea palmula Natural occurrence Natural and cultured populations of the mangrove oyster Saccostrea palmula from Sinaloa, Mexico, infected by Perkinsus marinus.
Various Natural occurrence Prevalence of Perkinsus spp. in selected shellfish species collected off China coast