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.
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The horsepox episode "suggests that there are risks that are present today," said Jason Matheny, Iarpa's director.
Zoonotic poxvirus infections include monkeypox, cowpox, buffalopox, feline cowpox, horsepox, camelpox, and elephantpox.
Continued development of TNX-801 (synthesized horsepox) to meet Good Manufacturing Practice quality for a study to be supported by an Investigational New Drug (IND) application.
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]).
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