(redirected from Poxviridae)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to poxvirus

any of a group of viruses that can cause pox diseases in vertebrates

References in periodicals archive ?
Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is a common viral infection that is caused by molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV), a double-stranded DNA virus which belongs to Poxviridae family.
El agente etiologico de EC es un virus DNA, epiteliotropico (2-4,6,7), del genero Parapoxvirus, familia Poxviridae (Orf virus) (1,2,6,7).
MC accounts for approximately 1% of all diagnosed skin disorders in the United States; internationally, however, the incidence is higher (1) The causative organism of MC is a member of the Poxviridae family (2) and is thought to be transmitted by close personal contact, autoinoculation, and fomites.
Fowl pox virus is a member of the genus Avipoxvirus of family Poxviridae and subfamily chordopoxviridae.
After morphologic and molecular analyses, BAV was included in the Poxviridae family, considered a member of the Orthopoxvirus genus and a variant of Vaccinia virus, and denominated Belem Vaccinia virus.
Existen algunas enfermedades que afectan solo a determinadas especies y que constituyen otra excepcion mas a los postulados; es el caso de la mixomatosis, una enfermedad producida por un virus de la familia Poxviridae que afecta unicamente a los conejos.
The family Poxviridae and the subfamily Chordopoxvirinae (poxviruses of vertebrates) contain 8 genera.
Ello conduce a pensar en la posibilidad de una infeccion activa por algun miembro de la familia Poxviridae, a pesar de que hasta el presente no se ha realizado el aislamiento de un virus como agente causal.
Avipoxviruses are large, enveloped DNA viruses that belong to the genus Avi poxvi rus in the Chordopoxvirinae subfamily of the family Poxviridae.
The Poxviridae is divided into two subfamilies: Entomopoxvirinae, that comprises insect poxviruses, and Chordopoxvirinae, that includes all poxviruses of vertebrates (2).