Contagious Pustular Dermatitis ( Orf Disease ) – Epidemiology , Diagnosis , Control and Public Health Concerns

  title={Contagious Pustular Dermatitis ( Orf Disease ) – Epidemiology , Diagnosis , Control and Public Health Concerns},
  author={Rajesh Kumar and Raj Narayan Trivedi and Prakash Bhatt and suhaiB ul haq KhaN and Sandip Kumar and Khurana and Ruchi and Tiwari and KumaRaguRuBaRaN and Karthik and Yashpal and Singh and Malik and Kuldeep and dhama and Rajesh Chandra},
| Contagious pustular dermatitis (CPD), also known as Orf or contagious ecthyma is an important viral disease of sheep and goats. It is mainly seen as a benign disease but malignant form has also been reported from few parts of the world. The rates of morbidity and mortality are higher, particularly in lambs and kids experiencing the disease for the first time. The causative agent of disease is Orf virus, type species of the genus Parapoxvirus belonging to family Poxviridae. The virus produces… CONTINUE READING


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