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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Pseudocowpox virus is easily differentiated from orthopoxviruses such as vaccinia virus by the virus's peculiar form on transmission electron microscopy scan, but polymerase chain reaction is probably the best detection method (4).