Re: treatment free beekeeping - the risks
like i said serg, less than a handful know to man, and mostly found in these relatively rare clinical settings. they are definitely a serious problem. the truth is that there are just not many of them, and they are not widespread.
part of the training that professionals who are licensed to use antibiotics includes how to avoid such pitfalls. so far we have seemed to outsmart the pathogens overall, but it is an ongoing challange.
beekeeping since june 2010, +/- 20 hives, tf