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Descriptor English: Monkeypox virus
Descriptor Spanish: Virus de la Viruela del Simio
Descriptor Portuguese: Vírus da Varíola dos Macacos
Descriptor French: Virus de la variole simienne
Entry term(s): Monkey Pox Virus
Monkey Pox Viruses
Monkeypox viruses
Monkeypoxvirus
Monkeypoxviruses
Tree number(s): B04.280.650.160.650.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008993
Scope note: A species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS causing an epidemic disease among captive primates.
Annotation: infection = MONKEYPOX
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: 97; was MONKEYPOXVIRUS 1994-96; was MONKEY POX VIRUS 1975-93 (see under POXVIRIDAE 1981-90, see under POXVIRUSES 1975-80)
Online Note: use MONKEYPOX VIRUS to search MONKEYPOXVIRUS 1994-96 & MONKEY POX VIRUS 1975-93
History Note: 97; was MONKEYPOXVIRUS 1994-96; was MONKEY POX VIRUS 1975-93 (see under POXVIRIDAE 1981-90, see under POXVIRUSES 1975-80)
DeCS ID: 31750
Unique ID: D008993
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/12/12
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Monkeypox virus - Preferred
Concept UI M0014024
Scope note A species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS causing an epidemic disease among captive primates.
Preferred term Monkeypox virus
Entry term(s) Monkey Pox Virus
Monkey Pox Viruses
Monkeypox viruses
Monkeypoxvirus
Monkeypoxviruses



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