Goat pox virus (GTPV) belongs to the Capri poxvirus genus in the family Poxviridae
A pseudovariola e a estomatite papular sao doencas vesiculares de bovinos causadas por virus do genero Parapoxvirus, familia Poxviridae
(FLEMMING & MERCER, 2007).
Viruses in the family Poxviridae
produce disease associated with the production of pox on the skin.
Vaccinia virus (VACV) is the prototype member of the family Poxviridae
, genus Orthopoxvirus, whose infection results in vesiculopustular and scab lesions, mainly in cattle and man (BULLER & PALUMBO, 1991).
family comprises large double-stranded DNA viruses that infect a wide range of invertebrate and vertebrate animals, including humans (1).
Orthopoxviruses (family Poxviridae
, genus Orthopox-virus) cause several zoonotic diseases worldwide, including diseases caused by monkeypox virus in Africa, cowpox virus mainly in Europe, and vaccinia virus (VACV) in South America and Asia (1).
7%) with condor poxvirus (CPV), followed by approximately 92% similarity with canary poxvirus (CNPV) and Hawaiian goose poxvirus (HGPV), but less similarity (approximately 69%) to fowl poxvirus (FPV), the type species of the genus Avipoxvirus of the family Poxviridae
Kaposi sarcoma was suspected initially, but on hospital day 5, a skin biopsy showed large intracellular eosinophilic inclusion bodies pathognomonic for infection with cowpox virus (family Poxviridae
, genus Orthopoxvirus).
APVs, which contain a double-stranded DNA genome, are members of the genus Avipoxvirus, family Poxviridae