TABLE 5.

Results of Nosema species screening

GroupNo. (%) of samples screened
TotalSpainFranceSwitzerlandGermany
Negative88 (30.3)65 (43.9)3 (8.3)12 (33.3)8 (11.6)
N. ceranae positive alone156 (53.8)52 (34.9)27 (75)23 (63.9)54 (78.3)
N. apis positive alone27 (9.3)21 (14.1)0 (0)1 (2.8)5 (7.2)
N. apis and N. ceranae19 (6.6)11 (7.4)6 (16.7)0 (0)2 (2.9)
Total290149363669