2007, Cilt 23, Sayı 3-4, Sayfa(lar) 099-101
A case of zoonosis ecthyma
Aliye Sağkan ÖZTÜRK1, Hüseyin TOL2, İsmail ŞEN3
1İç Güvenlik Eğilim Merkez Komutanlığı, Muayene Komisyon Başkanlığı, Isparta
2Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi, Sağlık Bilimleri Enst., Yüksek Lisans Tezi
3Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, İç Hastalıkları ABD, Afyonkarahisar
Keywords: ecthyma, humans

The aim of this case report is to show occurred the lesion a person's fingers that were formed after a lamb with a contagious ectima bites him.

In routine clinical examination of lamp, small lesions mouth and around were observed along with high temperature. Lamb's the lower respiratory system was to be severely affected. There was also leucocytosis In lamb. Lesions on the fingers were diagnosed as orf by a physician. As a result, contagious ecthyma infection may be contaminated to human by bitten or touching of the infected animal and could cause unwanted lesions In humans.