horsepox


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horsepox

A virus of the genus Orthopoxvirus that causes pox lesions—which are first papular, then vesicular—on the muzzle, buccal mucosa, and less commonly on the skin of the fetlocks of horses.

horsepox

a disease caused by a poxvirus in the genus Orthopoxvirus and characterized by typical pox lesions on the lower limbs or around the muzzle. See also pox. Called also Jenner's horsepox, contagious pustular stomatitis.

Canadian horsepox
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Zoonotic poxvirus infections include monkeypox, cowpox, buffalopox, feline cowpox, horsepox, camelpox, and elephantpox.
We compared molecular sequence data from 3 genes and a variable region of the poxvirus genome (Table 1) among BRZ-VACV isolates, available vaccine strains related to those used during the eradication campaign in Brazil, and other VACVs isolated from domestic animals (including endemic buffalopox virus in India [15-17] and horsepox virus [HSPV] from Asia [18]).