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orf

 [orf]
a contagious pustular viral dermatitis of sheep, sometimes communicable to humans.

orf

(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]
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

ORF

Oral rehydration fluid

orf

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

orf

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.

ORF

see OPEN READING FRAME.
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In line with the above evidence, Crawford, Tindal and Stieber (2001) conducted a study to not only predict third grade student reading performance on a statewide achievement test through the use of ORF, but to additionally predict student performance on the test's mathematics portion also through the use of ORF.
Bullous pemphigoid following orf infection is a rare complication.
In the world's 'Top Defence and National Security' category, IDSA was ranked 37th while ORF came 46th, ahead of Centre for Land Warfare Studies (67th) and the USI (104th).
Similar to the RF, oRF is also defined by two hyperparameters, ntree and mtry.
Khachemoune, "Orf virus infection in humans: A review with a focus on advances in diagnosis and treatment," Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD), vol.
Here, we use the following vector [X.sub.MA] to represent one fragment by counting the monoamino acid frequency of ORF (including the complete ORF fragment and incomplete ORF fragment).
This wartime equipping strategy led to a decreased emphasis on peacetime readiness and a decreased need for ORF equipment.
Ecthyma contagiosum (orf) - Report of a human case from the United Arab Emirates and review of the literature.
Current status of Contagious Ecthyma or ORF disease in goat and sheep--A global perspective.
Human orf and milkers' nodule: a clinicopathologic study.
ORF Mumbai's chairman Sudheendra Kulkarni, along with MQI (India)'s president Rafeeq Ahmed Khan called on Indian home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde last week and briefed him on Qadri's background.
Open reading frames (ORFs) that according to other researchers are specific to pBC210, pBC218-0047, and pBC218-0072 (formerly pBC218-0073) were selected as targets for primer design [11].