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Descriptor English:   Variola virus 
Descriptor Spanish:   Virus de la Viruela 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Vírus da Varíola 
Synonyms English:   Poxvirus variolae
Smallpox Virus
Smallpox Viruses
Variola viruses  
Tree Number:   B04.280.650.160.650.930
Definition English:   A species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS causing infections in humans. No infections have been reported since 1977 and the virus is now believed to be virtually extinct. 
Indexing Annotation English:   infection = SMALLPOX
History Note English:   94; was SMALLPOX VIRUS 1963-93; VARIOLA VIRUS was see SMALLPOX VIRUS 1975-93 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
DE drug effects EN enzymology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PY pathogenicity
PH physiology RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure  
Record Number:   13282 
Unique Identifier:   D012901 

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