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Descriptor English: Cowpox virus
Descriptor Spanish: Virus de la Viruela Vacuna
Descriptor Portuguese: Vírus da Varíola Bovina
Descriptor French: Virus de la variole bovine
Entry term(s): Cow Pox Virus
Cow Pox Viruses
Cowpox viruses
Tree number(s): B04.280.650.160.650.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015608
Scope note: A species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS that is the etiologic agent of COWPOX. It is closely related to but antigenically different from VACCINIA VIRUS.
Annotation: infection = COWPOX: see note there
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
Previous Indexing: Vaccinia Virus (1967-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
DeCS ID: 24592
Unique ID: D015608
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/04/07
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Cowpox virus - Preferred
Concept UI M0023950
Scope note A species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS that is the etiologic agent of COWPOX. It is closely related to but antigenically different from VACCINIA VIRUS.
Preferred term Cowpox virus
Entry term(s) Cow Pox Virus
Cow Pox Viruses
Cowpox viruses



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