vaccinia

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a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox

a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder

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Generalized vaccinia (GV) is a typically self-limited adverse event following vaccination (incidence 23.
An immunoglobulin containing antivaccinia antibody for the treatment and/or modification of serious complications of smallpox vaccination, including eczema vaccinatum, progressive vaccinia, severe generalized vaccinia, and vaccinia infections in people who have skin conditions, such as burns, impetigo, or varicella zoster.
VIGIV might be used in cases of generalized vaccinia, eczema vaccinatum or progressive vaccinia.
Some other well-documented complications of smallpox vaccination that date back to the era of routine smallpox vaccination include generalized vaccinia, eczema vaccinatum, postvaccinial encephalitis, inadvertent inoculation, fetal vaccinia, and death.
31, 2003 Suspected Probable Confirmed Myocarditis or pericarditis 16 5 Inadvertent inoculation, nonocular 11 9 Ocular vaccinia 1 2 Generalized vaccinia 2 1 Postvaccinial encephalitis or 1 encephalomyelitis Note: Based on survillance data on 39,213 vaccinated civilian health care and public health workers.
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