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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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Because of the patient's immune suppression and concerns about progressive vaccinia, she was administered a single dose (6,000 IU/kg) of VIGIV (Cangene Corporation, Winnipeg, Canada) provided by CDC.
From February 21 onward, the patient had remained in contact isolation, first for a Clostridium difficile infection and then for his progressive vaccinia infection.
Such spread could manifest as an inadvertent infection or, in more severe fashion, as eczema vaccinatum or progressive vaccinia.
new cases (August 9-December 31) Suspected Probable Confirmed Adverse events ([dagger]) ([section]) ([paragraph]) Eczema vaccinatum -- ** -- -- Fetal vaccinia -- -- -- Generalized vaccinia -- -- -- Inadvertent inoculation, -- -- -- nonocular Ocular vaccinia -- -- -- Progressive vaccinia -- -- -- Erythema multiforme major -- -- -- (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) Myo/pericarditis -- -- -- Postvaccinial encephalitis -- -- -- or encephalomyelitis Pyogenic infection of -- -- -- vaccination site Total no.
During May 10-June 20, one case of suspected generalized vaccinia was reported; no cases of eczema vaccinatum, erythema multiforme major, fetal vaccinia, or progressive vaccinia were reported (Table 1).
During May 3-9, no cases of eczema vaccinarum, erythema multiforme major, fetal vaccinia, or progressive vaccinia have been reported (Table 1).
During the vaccination program, no cases of eczema vaccinatum, erythema multiforme major, fetal vaccinia, posrvaccinial encephalitis or encephalomyelitis, or progressive vaccinia have been reported (Table 1).
During the vaccination program, no cases of eczema vaccinatum, erythema multiforme major, fetal vaccinia, postvaccinial encephalitis or encephalomyelitis, progressive vaccinia, or pyogenic infection of the vaccination site have been reported (Table 1).
new cases (April 14-18) Adverse events Suspended + Probable (ss) Eczema vaccinatum - ** - Erytherma multiforme major - - (Stevens-Johnson syndrome Fetal vaccinia - - Generalized vaccinia 1 - Inadvertent inoculation (nonocular) 2 - Myocarditis/Pericarditis 1 - Ocular vaccinia - - Postvaccinial encephalitis or - - encephalomyelitis Progressive vaccinia - - Pyogenic infection of vaccination - - site No.
During the vaccination program, no cases of eczema vaccinatum, erythema multiforme major, fetal vaccinia, postvaccinial encephalitis or encephalomyeliris, progressive vaccinia, or pyogenic infection of the vaccination site have been reported (Table 1).
During the vaccination program, no cases of eczema vaccinatum, erythema multiforme major, fetal vaccinia, post-vaccinial encephalitis or encephalomyelitis, progressive vaccinia, or pyogenic infection of the vaccination site have been reported (Table 1).

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