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Orf virus

Introduction: Orf virus

Description of Orf virus

Orf virus: The type species of PARAPOXVIRUS which causes a skin infection in natural hosts, usually young sheep. Humans may contract local skin lesions by contact. The virus apparently persists in soil.
Source: MeSH 2007

Orf virus: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Orf virus:

Terms associated with Orf virus:

Terms Similar to Orf virus:

  • Contagious Ecthyma Virus of Sheep
  • Contagious Pustular Dermatitis Virus of Sheep
  • Ecthyma contagiosum Virus

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Orf virus

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Orf virus

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Orf virus

The following list attempts to classify Orf virus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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