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Phage therapy for treatment of American foulbrood caused by Paenibacillus larvae infections in honey bees
Wild bee on a black chokeberry flower.

It has recently been shown that phage therapy can be used to treat and cure hives of honey bees, which are suffering from American foulbrood. Read more about this here or on our blog.

Published 2018-05-17. Read more...

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Phage therapy for treatment of American foulbrood caused by Paenibacillus larvae infections in honey bees
Wild bee on a black chokeberry flower.

It has recently been shown that phage therapy can be used to treat and cure hives of honey bees, which are suffering from American foulbrood. Read more about this here or on our blog.

Published 2018-05-17. Read more...

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