Knowing the current status of pest and disease levels in your colonies can help you make informed decisions in your colony management. The OSU Honey Bee Lab can analyze your bees for Varroa mites, Nosema, and/or tracheal mites. Please contact us for more information on sending in your bees for analysis: (541) 737-5440.
The OSU Honey Bee Lab can now analyze bee samples for a limited number of pathogens. To submit a sample for pathogen diagnostics, please carefully follow the instructions provide here: How to collect and ship samples for pathogen diagnostics.