Investigation and analysis of a human orf outbreak among people living on the same farm.

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Human orf is a viral zoonotic infection caused by Parapoxvirus. The skin lesions of human orf can be misdiagnosed as cutaneous anthrax leading to overtreatment and also fear. This study was conducted to analyze an outbreak which led to deaths among kids and lambs in the same flock, and skin lesions in some persons who were living on the same farm that were… (More)

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@article{Bayindir2011InvestigationAA, title={Investigation and analysis of a human orf outbreak among people living on the same farm.}, author={Y Ziya Bayindir and Mehmet K{\"u}rşad Bayraktar and Neşe Karadaǧ and Hamdi Ozcan and Uner Kayabaş and Baris Otlu and Riza Durmaz and M. Mete Doganay}, journal={The new microbiologica}, year={2011}, volume={34 1}, pages={37-43} }