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fowl pox

[′fau̇l ‚päks]
(veterinary medicine)
A disease of birds caused by a virus and characterized by wartlike nodules on the skin, particularly on the head.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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fowlpox, canarypox, pigeonpox, penguinpox, quailpox (44), swinepox, sheeppox, goatpox, leporipoxviruses, and parapoxviruses exist (20,45).
Protection from IBDV-induced bursal damage by a recombinant fowlpox vaccine, fpIBD1, is dependent on the titre of challenge virus and chicken genotype.
The incorporation of 4-1BBL into a fowlpox vector along with HIV-1 Gag enhances Gag-specific [CD8.sup.+] T cell responses, suggesting this could be a useful approach in a therapeutic vaccine [125].
Rock, "The genome of fowlpox virus," Journal of Virology, vol.
It consists of two recombinant viral vectors (vaccinia vector and fowlpox vector), each encoding transgenes for PSA and TRICOM.
Infectious bursal disease virus structural protein VP2 expressed by a fowlpox virus recombinant confers protection against disease in chickens.
A recombinant fowlpox virus that expresses the VP2 antigen of infectious bursal disease virus induces protection against mortality caused by the virus.
"Prostvac is a virus that has been engineered genetically." The viruses are the same cowpox virus that forms the basis of the smallpox vaccine and a bird virus called fowlpox. They are genetically engineered to carry prostate specific antigen or PSA, which is made only by prostate cells.
These were once used to vaccinate chickens against fowlpox. The insert included thrombospondin related adhesive protein (TRAP), a well characterized pre-erythrocytic antigen and a string of T-cell epitopes (called ME for multiple epitope).
Those receiving a vaccinia primer dose tended to fare slightly better than those receiving fowlpox primers, but there were no statistically significant differences.
These poxviruses include the following genera and examples: Avipoxvirus (fowlpox); Capripoxvirus (sheep pox, goatpox, and bovine lumpy skin disease); Suipoxvirus (swinepox); and Parapoxvirus (pseudocowpox).