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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Among nonhuman primates (NHPs), orthopoxvirus infections have been reported in New World monkeys (16), Barbary macaques (13), squirrel monkeys (17), and tamarins (14), but these infections have not been described in the Tonkean macaque (Macaca tonkeana).
According to the company, its lead product is Tecovirimat, TPOXX, also known as ST-246, an orally administered antiviral drug that targets orthopoxvirus infections.
However, 14 orthopoxvirus infections were reported in laboratory personnel in the United States during 2004-2014; 13 of these infections occurred in laboratory personnel who were not vaccinated according to ACIP recommendations (8) (CDC unpublished data 1/1/2015).
7 Million challenge grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the development of protease inhibitors to treat orthopoxvirus infections, such as smallpox and monkeypox.
Vaccination alone is insufficient as the sole preventive measure against laboratory-acquired orthopoxvirus infections.
This is the first time we have data in primates that confirm a drug's potential activity against orthopoxvirus infections," Dr.
Detection of human orthopoxvirus infections and differentiation of smallpox virus with real-time PCR.
However, tests for orthopoxvirus infections are available at many state and local health departments via the Laboratory Response Network, and confirmatory (i.
His research interest is the genomic study of filovirus and orthopoxvirus infections.
However, several suspected monkeypox cases we investigated were later found to have alternative, laboratory-confirmed diagnoses, thus making anecdotal accounts of possible past human monkeypox outbreaks impossible to confirm as orthopoxvirus infections.
Orthopoxvirus infections transmitted by pet rats [in German.