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Descriptor English: Vaccinia virus
Descriptor Spanish: Virus Vaccinia
Descriptor Portuguese: Vírus Vaccinia
Descriptor French: Virus de la vaccine
Entry term(s): Buffalo Pox Virus
Buffalo Pox Viruses
Buffalopox virus
Buffalopox viruses
Poxvirus officinale
Rabbit Pox Virus
Rabbit Pox Viruses
Rabbitpox virus
Rabbitpox viruses
Vaccinia viruses
Virus, Buffalo Pox
Viruses, Buffalo Pox
virus, Buffalopox
Tree number(s): B04.280.650.160.650.900
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014616
Scope note: The type species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS, related to COWPOX VIRUS, but whose true origin is unknown. It has been used as a live vaccine against SMALLPOX. It is also used as a vector for inserting foreign DNA into animals. Rabbitpox virus is a subspecies of VACCINIA VIRUS.
Annotation: infection = VACCINIA
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
Public MeSH Note: 63; RABBIT POX VIRUS was heading 1975-93 (see under POXVIRIDAE 1981-90, see under POXVIRUSES 1975-80); RABBIT PLAGUE VIRUS was see RABBIT POX VIRUS 1975-93
Online Note: use VACCINIA VIRUS to search RABBIT POX VIRUS & RABBIT PLAGUE VIRUS 1975-93
History Note: 63; RABBIT POX VIRUS was heading 1975-93 (see under POXVIRIDAE 1981-90, see under POXVIRUSES 1975-80); RABBIT PLAGUE VIRUS was see RABBIT POX VIRUS 1975-93
DeCS ID: 15017
Unique ID: D014616
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/28
Vaccinia virus - Preferred
Concept UI M0022462
Scope note The type species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS, related to COWPOX VIRUS, but whose true origin is unknown. It has been used as a live vaccine against SMALLPOX. It is also used as a vector for inserting foreign DNA into animals. Rabbitpox virus is a subspecies of VACCINIA VIRUS.
Preferred term Vaccinia virus
Entry term(s) Poxvirus officinale
Vaccinia viruses
Rabbitpox virus - Narrower
Concept UI M0022461
Preferred term Rabbitpox virus
Entry term(s) Rabbit Pox Virus
Rabbit Pox Viruses
Rabbitpox viruses
Buffalopox virus - Narrower
Concept UI M0493661
Preferred term Buffalopox virus
Entry term(s) Buffalo Pox Virus
Buffalo Pox Viruses
Buffalopox viruses
Virus, Buffalo Pox
Viruses, Buffalo Pox
virus, Buffalopox



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