Orf (parapox) - vesicle fluid
- ORF usually presents as vesicles on the hands of sheep and goat handlers
|Smear fresh vesicle fluid onto a clean glass slide.
Leave to dry.
- Relevant clinical details
- Date of onset
Store and transport at ambient temperature in an appropriate container
Sent to a National Reference Centre
Up to 7 days
Page last reviewed: 20/11/2013