Orthopoxvirus


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orthopoxvirus

 [or´tho-poks-vi″rus]
any member of a genus of poxviruses, including the viruses that cause human smallpox and vaccinia.

Or·tho·pox·vi·rus

(ōr'thō-poks'vī-rŭs),
The genus of the family Poxviridae, which comprises the viruses of alastrim, vaccinia, variola, cowpox, ectromelia, monkeypox, and rabbitpox.

Orthopoxvirus

/Or·tho·pox·vi·rus/ (or´tho-poks-vi″rus) a genus of viruses of the subfamily Chordopoxvirinae (family Poxviridae) that cause generalized infections with a rash in mammals, including cowpox, monkeypox, and variola viruses.

orthopoxvirus

[or′thopoksvi′rus]
any member of a genus of poxviruses, including the viruses that cause human smallpox and vaccinia.

Or·tho·pox·vi·rus

(ōr'thō-poks'vī'rŭs)
The genus of the family Poxviridae that comprises the Alastrim, Vaccinia, Variola, Cowpox, Ectromelia, Monkeypox, and Rabbitpox viruses.

Orthopoxvirus

The genus of viruses that includes monkeypox, smallpox, cowpox, and camelpox.
Mentioned in: Monkeypox

Orthopoxvirus

a genus in the family Poxviridae.

O. infections
see pox.
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A correlative relationship is also seen in animal models of Orthopoxvirus infection using these two techniques with slight modifications.
Semiconfluent Hep2 cells were infected with an orthopoxvirus (vaccinia virus, VV, strain NYCDH) at a multiplicity of infection of 0.
It is also possible that vaccinia is the living representative of another now-extinct orthopoxvirus (11).
There have been significant breakthroughs in smallpox research in recent years, especially from Professor Frank Fenner, formerly of the John Curtin School of Medical Research at The Australian National University and chair (1981-85) of the World Health Organisation's Committee on Orthopoxvirus Inf-ections (Fenner et al 1988).
Beyond Anthrax: Five More Bioweapons HOW IT'S SPREAD SMALLPOX This wildly The virus contagious virus Orthopoxvirus spreads through variola was wiped skin contact or out in 1980.
Development of an Orthopoxvirus Genetic and Bioinformatics Database.
and abroad, makes her a valuable asset as we enter the final stages in the approval of ST-246, our small molecule orthopoxvirus inhibitor intended for the treatment of smallpox and other orthopoxvirus diseases.
His research interests include the genomic study of filovirus and orthopoxvirus infections.
Variola virus and the closely related cowpox virus (CPV) [3], vaccinia virus (VV), and monkeypox virus (MKP) can all infect humans and are classified in the genus Orthopoxvirus.
To determine the presence of neutralizing antibodies in the serum samples, we used an orthopoxvirus 70% plaque-reduction neutralization test as described (4).
The safety and speed of our nasally delivered vaccine would provide the necessary protection to the public in the event of a bioterrorist attack or a natural outbreak of a related orthopoxvirus infection such as monkeypox," he said.