infectious ectromelia virus

(redirected from pseudolymphocytic choriomeningitis virus)

in·fec·tious ec·tro·me·li·a vi·rus

a virus belonging to the family Poxviridae morphologically similar to vaccinia virus, which occurs as a latent infection in laboratory mice, but which may be activated by stresses such as irradiation and transport to cause disease; inoculation into the footpad results in edema and necrosis.