Ecthyma, Contagious

Known as: Orf, Pustular Dermatitides, Contagious, Pustular Dermatitis, Contagious 
An infectious dermatitis of sheep and goats, affecting primarily the muzzle and lips. It is caused by a poxvirus and may be transmitted to man.
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2008
2008
During July-October 2004, 19 (18 calves, 1 yearling) free-ranging musk oxen (Ovibos moschatus) at Dovre, Norway, were observed… (More)
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2007
2007
Orf virus leads to self-limited, subacute cutaneous infections in children who have occupational or recreational contact with… (More)
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2005
2005
Orf is a zoonosis caused by an epitheliotropic DNA parapox virus. Human orf is a generally benign, self-limiting condition that… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Kaposi's sarcoma (KS)-associated herpesvirus or human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) DNA is found consistently in nearly all classical… (More)
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1999
1999
A 48-year-old patient under immunosuppressive therapy for renal transplantation had contagious ecthyma which relapsed after… (More)
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1988
1988
Camel contagious ecthyma (CCE) is caused by a parapoxvirus which has been isolated in Russia (Roslyakov, 1972), Mongolia… (More)
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1985
1985
Restriction enzyme analysis withKpnI revealed heterogeneity among 10 different strains of contagious ecthyma virus from sheep… (More)
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1984
1984
In 1979, pustular dermatitis caused by a virus belonging to the family Poxviridae , genus Parapoxvirus , was observed among… (More)
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1984
1984
Cross-protection experiments were undertaken to investigate reasons for contagious ecthyma (CE) virus-vaccination failures… (More)
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1983
1983
Serologic evidence of contagious ecthyma (CE) was found in domestic sheep (Ovis aries), domestic goats (Capra hircus), Dall sheep… (More)
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