pseudocowpox virus


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pseu·do·cow·pox vi·rus

a virus of the genus Parapoxvirus that causes pseudocowpox in humans and cattle; it is closely related to orf virus and papular stomatitis virus.
Synonym(s): paravaccinia virus

pseu·do·cow·pox vi·rus

(sūdō-kowpoks vīrŭs)
Virus of the genus Parapoxvirus that causes pseudocowpox in humans and cattle.
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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).
DNA virus isolates from tissue culture samples used to test GreeneChip performance Virus Genus Sealpoxvirus 1 * Parapoxvirus Pseudocowpox virus ([dagger]) Parapoxvirus Orf virus ([dagger]) Parapoxvirus Cowpox virus ([dagger]) Orthopoxvirus Human herpesvirus ([dagger]) * Simplexvirus Gallid herpesvirus 1 ([dagger]) Iltovirus Human adenovirus E (HAdV-4) ([double dagger]) Mastadenovirus Human adenovirus C (HAdV-5) ([double dagger]) Mastadenovirus * University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA.