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Descriptor English: Cowpox
Descriptor Spanish: Viruela Vacuna
Descriptor Portuguese: Varíola Bovina
Descriptor French: Cowpox
Entry term(s): Cow Pox
Pox, Cow
Tree number(s): C01.925.256.743.175
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015605
Scope note: A mild, eruptive skin disease of milk cows caused by COWPOX VIRUS, with lesions occurring principally on the udder and teats. Human infection may occur while milking an infected animal.
Annotation: caused by a poxvirus; in man or animal; in animal use /vet and check tag ANIMALS
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Vaccinia (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under POXVIRUS INFECTIONS 1990; was see VACCINIA 1974-89
Online Note: search VACCINIA 1974-89
History Note: 91(90); was see under POXVIRUS INFECTIONS 1990; was see VACCINIA 1974-89
DeCS ID: 24591
Unique ID: D015605
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/04/07
Revision Date: 2004/07/13
Cowpox - Preferred
Concept UI M0023948
Scope note A mild, eruptive skin disease of milk cows caused by COWPOX VIRUS, with lesions occurring principally on the udder and teats. Human infection may occur while milking an infected animal.
Preferred term Cowpox
Entry term(s) Cow Pox
Pox, Cow



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