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Orf virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Orf virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.650.160.670.600
Unique ID
D009923
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009923
Annotation
infection = ECTHYMA, CONTAGIOUS but see note there
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Contagious Ecthyma Virus of Sheep
Contagious Pustular Dermatitis Virus of Sheep
Contagious ecthyma virus
Contagious pustular dermatitis virus
Ecthyma contagiosum Virus
Sheep Contagious Ecthyma Virus
Sheep Contagious Pustular Dermatitis Virus
Registry Number
txid10258
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under POXVIRIDAE 1981-90; was see under POXVIRUSES 1975-80
History Note
91(75); was see under POXVIRIDAE 1981-90; was see under POXVIRUSES 1975-80
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Orf virus Preferred
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