pseudocowpox


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milk·ers' nod·ules

an infection of cows' udders by pseudocowpox virus, a member of the Poxviridae, that is transmitted to the fingers and hands of milkers, producing nodules and lymphangitis, and occasionally widespread papular or papulovesicular eruptions; human infection is transferable to uninfected cows.

pseudocowpox

/pseu·do·cow·pox/ (-kou´poks) paravaccinia.

pseudocowpox

an infectious disease of the skin of teats of cows caused by a paravaccinia virus. Typical lesions commence as erythema, progress to a vesicle, pustule or scab which is shed leaving a horseshoe-shaped ring of small scabs. Persons milking the cows may develop lesions on their hands. Called also milker's nodule.
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Human vaccinia virus and pseudocowpox virus co-infection:clinical description and phylogenetic characterization.
Differential diagnoses include pyoderma, herpetic whitlow, cowpox, pseudocowpox (milker's nodule), cat-scratch disease, anthrax, tularemia, pri-mary inoculation tuberculosis, atypical mycobacteriosis, syphilitic chancre, sporotrichosis, keratoancanthoma, and pyogenic granuloma (5).
Parapoxviruses cause skin diseases and consists of five species and three tentative species including bovine papular stomatitis virus (BPSV), contagious ecthyma virus or Parapoxvirus ovis (PPVO), parapoxvirus of red deer in New Zealand (PVNZ), pseudocowpox virus (PCPV), and squirrel parapoxvirus (SPPV), as well as the tentative species auzdyk disease virus, chamois contagious ecthyma virus, and sealpox virus.
Recent isolates of parapoxvirus of Finnish reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) are closely related to bovine pseudocowpox virus.
Other related viruses include pseudocowpox in cows, and a disease called orf that affects sheep.
Bovine Pustular Stomatitis, Pseudocowpox and Milker's Nodules.
pseudocowpox virus [PCPV]), are considered zoonotic viruses because their infections usually arise from human contact with infected domestic or sylvatic animal species (2).
Human vaccinia virus and pseudocowpox virus co-infection: clinical description and phylogenetic characterization.
In the genus Parapoxvirus, 4 species are currently recognized: Orf virus (ORFV), bovine papular stomatitis virus (BPSV), pseudocowpox virus (PCPV), and parapoxvirus of red deer in New Zealand (PVNZ) (3).
As lesoes nos tetos e no ubere podem ser confundidas com outras infeccoes viricas de pele, principalmente as causadas pelo virus pseudocowpox e pelo virus da vaccinia (LOBATO et al.
Other members of this genus--namely, orf virus, pseudocowpox virus, and bovine papular stomatitis virus--commonly infect domestic ruminants and pose a minor occupational hazard to producers of sheep, goat, and cattle.
The genus Parapoxvirus (family Poxviridae, subfamily Chordopoxvirinae) comprises several members: orf virus (OV), bovine papular stomatitis virus (BPSV), pseudocowpox virus (PCPV), and parapox of red deer in New Zealand virus (PVNZ).