Poxviridae


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Poxviridae

[päks′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of deoxyribonucleic acid-containing animal viruses that is characterized by its ability to replicate in the cell cytoplasm, includes the subfamilies Chordopoxviridae and Entomopoxviridae.
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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.
The inoculation plan has caused some concern, since the vaccine uses live vaccinia, an Orthopoxvirus belonging to the family Poxviridae, which includes other viruses such as variola (smallpox) and cow pox.
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).
The Poxviridae 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 (1).