contagious ecthyma


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contagious ecthyma

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(Veterinary Science) the technical name for orf
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An outbreak of Contagious ecthyma was recorded in sheep and managed.
Recurrent contagious ecthyma (Orf) in an immunocompromised host successfully treated with cryotherapy.
The virus primarily causes contagious ecthyma in wild and domestic ruminants, mostly sheep and goats (1).
Orf, also known as contagious ecthyma, is a zoonotic infection caused by a dermatotropic parapoxvirus that commonly infects sheep and goats; it is transmitted to humans through contact with an infected animal or fomites.
Inactivated vaccines used against capripox, sheep pox and contagious ecthyma virus provide short term immunity (Yadav et al.
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