Kōrero: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Scabby mouth virus (2 o 2)

Scabby mouth virus

This virus can exist in the soil for many years and is very contagious, but can only enter the body through a wound. Shearers will not shear scabby sheep. The disease is also known as orf, contagious pustular dermatitis, and contagious ecthyma.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

University of Otago, Virus Research Unit, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Sheep external parasites and fungal diseases', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20336/scabby-mouth-virus (accessed 10 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008