Instructions for Sending Honey Bee Disease Samples

The USDA Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville, Maryland provides diagnostic services for bee diseases. For information on their services and how to submit samples, please visit their website:

This information is supplied with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service is implied. Brand names of pesticides are given as a convenience and are neither an endorsement nor guarantee of the product nor a suggestion that similar products are not effective. Use pesticides only according to the directions on the label. Follow all directions, precautions and restrictions that are listed. EIIS/AP-6 (New 01/2002).