goatpox

goatpox

a disease caused by a poxvirus in the genus Capripoxvirus which includes the antigenically related sheeppox virus. Characterized by typical pox lesions on the hairless skin, especially the perineum. Kids may develop a severe systemic form with a high mortality rate.
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Liu (2010):Serodiagnosis of sheeppox and goatpox using an indirect ELISA based on synthetic peptide targeting for the major antigen P32.
sheep poxvirus (SPPV), goatpox virus (GTPV), and lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) of the family Poxviridae have proved to be effective recombinant vectors to induce protective immunity against several other viruses (20-23).
fowlpox, canarypox, pigeonpox, penguinpox, quailpox (44), swinepox, sheeppox, goatpox, leporipoxviruses, and parapoxviruses exist (20,45).
A comprehensive review of goatpox and sheep pox and their diagnosis.
Goatpox virus isolated from an outbreak at Akola, Maharashtra (India) phylogenetically related to Chinese strain.
These poxviruses include the following genera and examples: Avipoxvirus (fowlpox); Capripoxvirus (sheep pox, goatpox, and bovine lumpy skin disease); Suipoxvirus (swinepox); and Parapoxvirus (pseudocowpox).
htm) is long, including exotic human and animal pathogens that will rarely, if ever, pass through the general hospital lab: Ebola virus, Lassa fever virus, yellow fever, anthrax, goatpox, and camel pox.
AVero cell-attenuated Goatpox virus provides protection against virulent virus challenge.