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Descriptor English: Molluscipoxvirus
Descriptor Spanish: Molluscipoxvirus
Descriptor Portuguese: Molluscipoxvirus
Descriptor French: Molluscipoxvirus
Entry term(s): Molluscipoxviruses
Tree number(s): B04.280.650.160.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018169
Scope note: A genus of POXVIRIDAE, subfamily CHORDOPOXVIRINAE, infecting humans. Transmission is by direct contact among children, by sexual contact among young adults, or by fomites. MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM VIRUS is the type species.
Annotation: a genus of the subfamily Chordopoxvirinae; mollusci- refers to agent of the disease molluscum contagiosum, not to mollusks; infection: coord IM with POXVIRIDAE INFECTIONS (IM)
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: 94
History Note: 94
DeCS ID: 31297
Unique ID: D018169
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/04
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Molluscipoxvirus - Preferred
Concept UI M0027391
Scope note A genus of POXVIRIDAE, subfamily CHORDOPOXVIRINAE, infecting humans. Transmission is by direct contact among children, by sexual contact among young adults, or by fomites. MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM VIRUS is the type species.
Preferred term Molluscipoxvirus
Entry term(s) Molluscipoxviruses



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