Orf is a zoonosis caused by Parapoxvirus
and transmitted to human by sheep.
Conversely, cats have been found to be susceptible to members of the genus Parapoxvirus
, raccoonpox virus, and uncharacterized poxviruses (49).
Otra alternativa que fue estudiada fue el uso Baypamun P, un parapoxvirus
inactivado utilizado como estimulador inmunologico inespecifico, pero demostro ser ineficaz en el tratamiento de sarcoides equinos (3).
Coinfection by Vaccinia virus and an Orf virus-like parapoxvirus
in an outbreak of vesicular disease in dairy cows in midwestern Brazil.
Orf virus (ORFV) belongs to the genus Parapoxvirus
(PPV) of the family Poxviridae .
Exploring herpesvirus and parapoxvirus
diversity in muskoxen from the Canadian Arctic.
Pseudocowpox is an affection caused by Pseudocowpox virus of family Poxviridae and genus Parapoxvirus
(James et al., 2006).
"Squirrel pox (Squirrel parapoxvirus
) would be a major concern, 90% of the population would be at risk.
causes a deleterious disease in red squirrels associated with UK population declines.
The CE etiologic agent is a DNA virus, epitheliotropic (2-4,6,7) of the Parapoxvirus
genus, Poxviridae family (Orf virus) (1,2,6,7).
Orf (or Contagious Ecthyma) is a zoonotic disease, caused by a parapoxvirus
and mainly affects sheep and goats, (1) but it can be transmitted to humans through direct contact with infected animals.
ovis (PPVO or ORF virus) is a member of the genus Parapoxvirus
within the family Poxviridae (1).