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pox

1. any disease characterized by the formation of pustules on the skin that often leave pockmarks when healed
2. an informal name for syphilis

pox

[päks]
(medicine)
A vesicular or pustular exanthematic disease that may leave pit scars.
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A successful implementation of the POX Hub project drives our projections of the improvement in the group's financials and hence any delay in its construction and commissioning would be credit-negative and would likely lead to negative rating action.
When asked how the public can help to stop the spread of squirrel pox, Dr Shuttleworth added: "I would suggest people look for signs of lesions, swelling, scabs and peeling skin around the face or on the paws of squirrels.
If your child has chicken pox, keep them away from nursery or school, and avoid contact with people who have not had chicken pox until all spots have crusted over.
Diagnosis of sheep pox is usually based on highly characteristic clinical signs (Ozmen et al.
Officials note that children have begun falling sick because of rising outdoor temperatures, and a large number of children are suffering from chicken pox, where rashes mainly appear on their bodies and heads.
The more intriguing change is the steady increase in herpes zoster among older adults occurring in tandem with the decreased incidence of chicken pox.
But the VZV, when the blisters are fresh and oozing, can spread to people who've never had chicken pox or those with compromised immune systems.
In the present study, severity of disease was high, severe generalized pock lesions were observed over cutaneous surface and particularly in lungs of affected animals is characteristic of goat pox infection (Venkatesan et al.
By bedtime it had been decided that it was not the Pox, and we could all revert to plan A - namely sorting Santa and Rudolph out with some nibbles and tipples and leaving out empty Christmas stockings with hearts full of hope that they'd be fit to burst but a few hours later.
The beginning of the pox is in early August when 2 sheep have suddenly died.
STUDY REPORTS: We have reported 5 booked patients, 36 weeks pregnancy affected with chicken pox from year 2013-2014 in KIMS Karad.
They found that 10% of its squirrels had pox antibodies in their blood.