monkeypox

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monkeypox

[′məŋ·kē‚päks]
(veterinary medicine)
An animal virus that causes a smallpox-like eruption but only rarely infects humans and has little potential for interhuman spread.
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Outbreak of human monkeypox, Democratic Republic of Congo, 1996 to 1997.
Outbreaks of human monkeypox after cessation of smallpox vaccination.
Human monkeypox outbreak caused by novel virus belonging to Congo Basin clade, Sudan, 2005.
Several recent reviews have reported an increasing prevalence of human monkeypox since smallpox eradication and the cessation of vaccinia vaccination (20,21).
Human monkeypox is regularly reported in remote villages of central Africa near tropical rainforests where persons may have contact with infected animals (3-7).
Clinical manifestations of human monkeypox influenced by route of infection.
Human monkeypox is a zoonotic disease found in remote areas of western and central sub-Saharan Africa and is an important public health issue in these areas (1,2).
Human monkeypox transmitted by a chimpanzee in a tropical rain-forest area of Zaire.
Updated interim case definition for human monkeypox, January 2004.
Human monkeypox Kasai Oriental, Democratic Republic of Congo, February 1996 October 1997.
In 2003, US officials identified several human monkeypox cases and traced the virus exposure to infected captive prairie dogs.
The initial detection of human monkeypox in the Western Hemisphere: association with infected prairie dogs.
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