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Abstract

Bovine vaccinia (BV) is an emerging zoonosis caused by the Vaccinia virus (VACV), genus Orthopoxvirus (OPV), Poxviridae family. In general, human cases are related to direct contact with sick cattle but there is a lack of information about human-to-human transmission of VACV during BV outbreaks. In ...

Author(s)
Oliveira, G. P.; Fernandes, A. T. S.; Assis, F. L. de; Alves, P. A.; Luiz, A. P. M. F.; Figueiredo, L. B.; Almeida, C. M. C. de; Travassos, C. E. P. F.; Trindade, G. de S.; Abrahão, J. S.; Kroon, E. G.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2014, 90, 6, pp 1021-1023
Abstract

Vaccinia virus (VACV) is responsible for outbreaks in Brazil and has immense potential as an emerging virus. VACV can be found naturally circulating in India, Pakistan and South America, where it causes infections characterised by exanthematic lesions in buffaloes, cattle and humans. The...

Author(s)
Dutra, L. A. L.; Almeida, G. M. de F.; Oliveira, G. P.; Abrahão, J. S.; Kroon, E. G.; Trindade, G. de S.
Publisher
Springer-Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Archives of Virology, 2017, 162, 2, pp 439-448