ectromelia virus


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ectromelia virus

[‚ek·tra′mē·lē·ə ′vī·rəs]
(virology)
A member of subgroup I of the poxvirus group; causes mousepox.
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CMLV, camelpox virus; CPXV, cowpox virus; ECTV, ectromelia virus; MPXV, monkeypox virus; OPV, orthopoxvirus; TATV, taterapox virus; VACV, vaccinia virus; VARV, variola virus.
The one sample that was not detected contained 3.6 x [10.sup.6] copies/mL of ectromelia virus, a nonpathogenic orthopox virus for which our test had not been designed.
Expression of mouse interleukin-4 by a recombinant ectromelia virus suppresses cytolytic responses and overcomes genetic resistance to mousepox.