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ORF

[ȯrf or ¦ō¦är′ef]
(cell and molecular biology)
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Current status of Contagious Ecthyma or ORF disease in goat and sheep--A global perspective.
Viral amplification was only observed in all samples processed for the diagnosis of contagious ecthyma (Figure 3).
Contagious ecthyma should not be confused with ecthyma, an ulcerative pyoderma usually caused by a Streptococcus bacterial infection at the site of minor trauma.
On the basis of characteristic clinical signs, oral lesions and laboratory findings, the disease was diagnosed as contagious ecthyma (Orf).
Contagious ecthyma (orf) virulence factors and vaccine failure.
The overall prevalence of Contagious ecthyma was 8.

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