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vaccinia

[vak′sin·ē·ə]
(veterinary medicine)
A contagious disease of cows which is characterized by vesicopustular lesions of the skin that are prone to appear on the teats and udder, and which is transmissible to humans by handling infected cows and by vaccination; confers immunity against smallpox. Also known as cowpox.
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new cases (May 10-June 20) Adverse events Suspected + Probable (ss) Eczema vaccinatum -- ** -- Fetal vaccinia -- -- Generalized vaccinia 1 -- Inadvertent inoculation, nonocular 1 -- Ocular vaccinia -- -- Progressive vaccinia -- -- Erythema multiforme major -- -- (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) Myo/pericarditis 2 2 Post vaccinial encephalitis or -- -- encephalomyelitis Pyogenic infection of vaccination site -- -- No.
During April 14-18, one new case of generalized vaccinia and two cases of inadvertent inoculation (nonocular) were reported.
During the same period, one new case of generalized vaccinia and seven new cases of inadvertent inoculation (nonocular) were reported.
No new cases of generalized vaccinia were reported, but five new cases of inadvertent inoculation (nonocular) were reported.
During March 11-30, six cases of generalized vaccinia, 14 cases of inadvertent inoculation (nonocular), and four cases of myopericarditis were reported (Table 2).
new cases (March 4-10) Potentially life-threatening events Eczema vaccinatum -- + -- Erythema multiforme major (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) -- -- Fetal vaccinia -- -- Post-vaccinial encephalitis or encephalomyelitis -- -- Progressive vaccinia -- -- Moderate-to-severe events (ss) Generalized vaccinia -- -- Inadvertent inoculation, non-ocular 1 2 Ocular vaccinia -- -- Pyogenic infection of vaccination site -- -- Other events of concern No.
new cases (February 25-March 3) Adverse events Suspected Probable Potentially life-threatening events Eczema vaccinatum -- + -- Erythema multiforme major (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) -- -- Fetal vaccinia -- -- Post-vaccinial encephalitis or encephalomyelitis -- -- Progressive vaccinia -- -- Moderate-to-severe events Generalized vaccinia -- -- Inadvertent inoculation, non-ocular -- -- Ocular vaccinia -- 2 (ss) Pyogenic infection of vaccination site -- -- Other events of concern No.

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