suipoxvirus


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Suipoxvirus

a genus in the family poxviridae. The cause of swinepox.

suipoxvirus

a poxvirus in the genus Suipoxvirus, family Poxviridae.
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To the Editor: Swinepox virus (SWPV), which replicates only in swine, belongs to the Suipoxvirus genus of the Poxviridae family.
The eight Chordopoxvirinae genera include Orthopoxvirus, Parapoxvirus, Yatapoxvirus, Molluscipoxvirus, Avipoxvirus, Capripoxvirus, Leporipoxvirus, and Suipoxvirus.
These poxviruses include the following genera and examples: Avipoxvirus (fowlpox); Capripoxvirus (sheep pox, goatpox, and bovine lumpy skin disease); Suipoxvirus (swinepox); and Parapoxvirus (pseudocowpox).