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Table 1 Results of molecular tests on bees and honey to demonstrate suitability of honey as sample for viral diseases detection

From: Molecular detection of black queen cell virus and Kashmir bee virus in honey

Apiary Bees Honey
Positive hives Negative hives Positive hives Negative hives
No (%) No (%) No (%) No (%)
I 13 (86.7) 2 (13.3) 13 (86.7) 2 (13.3)
II 0 5 (100) 0 5 (100)
III 12 (92.3) 1 (7.7) 12 (92.3) 1 (7.7)
IV 7 (100) 0 7 (100) 0