fowl pox


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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.
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The presence of skill lesions is suggestive of fowl pox.
David Boyle says, "CSIRO's fowl pox virus vector technology is an important enabling technology for Virax's co-expression (Co-X-Gene) technology.
Common poultry diseases of economic importance include coccidiosis, Marek's disease, infectious bursal disease, Newcastle disease, infectious bronchitis, hemorragic enteritis, mycoplasma, fowl pox, avian influenza and laryngotracheitis.