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 [orf]
a contagious pustular viral dermatitis of sheep, sometimes communicable to humans.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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(ōrf),
A specific disease of sheep and goats, caused by the orf virus, family Poxviridae. This virus is transmissible to humans and characterized by vesiculation and ulceration of the infected site.
[O.E. orfcwealm, murrain, fr. orf, cattle, + cwealm, destruction]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A benign self-limited parapoxvirus infection acquired by handling infected sheep and goat skins and flesh which, in young animals, causes watery warty lesions of the cornea, mucous membranes and lips
Agent Orf virus is similar to that causing milker’s nodes
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ORF

Oral rehydration fluid

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Ecthyma contagiosum A benign self-limited parapoxvirus infection acquired by handling infected sheep and goat skins and flesh which, in young animals, causes watery warty lesions of the cornea, mucous membranes and lips; in canines, orf-orf Clinical Hypertrophic bullae at inoculation site which, in immunocompromised Pts, may be very large Agent Orf virus is similar to that causing milker's nodes
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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A pox virus infection of sheep and goats that occasionally spreads to humans causing a fluid-filled blister on the hand or arm that may persist for weeks.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ORF

see OPEN READING FRAME.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
Ehrlichia (Cytoecetes) phagocytophila predisposes to severe contagious ecthyma (orf) in lambs.
Prevention and Treatment of Contagious Ecthyma in Sheep and Goat by Goat-Pox Vaccine in Khuzestan Province, Iran Bull.
Chronic contagious ecthyma and caseous lymphadenitis in two Boer goats.
Contagious Ecthyma in Small Ruminants and their Therapeutic Management.
These observations suggest strongly that contagious ecthyma in combination with bacterial infection, low plane of nutrition and helminths infestation is the major cause of mortality in sheep and goats.
Enrofloxacin and Meloxicam with Paracetamol along with supportive therapy have proved effective to control the contagious ecthyma in goats.
McFarlane, "Contagious ecthyma in a Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep from Utah," Human-Wildlife Interactions, vol.
Chowdhury, "Current status of contagious ecthyma or orf disease in goat and sheep--A global perspective," Small Ruminant Research, vol.
Abdullah, "Seroepidemiology of contagious ecthyma based on detection of IgG antibody in selected sheep and goats farms in Malaysia," Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, vol.

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