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Variola Virus

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Definition of the noun variola virus

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  1. the virus that causes smallpox in humans; can be used as a bioweapon

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Google previewMurray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine (2010)

2-Volume Set by Robert J. Mason, V.Courtney Broaddus, Thomas R Martin, Talmadge E King Jr., Dean Schraufnagel, John F. Murray, Jay A. Nadel

General Variola virus is the causative agent of smallpox and is a member of the Poxviridae family.20 Smallpox was eradicated worldwide in 1977 but now has regained interest as a potential bioterrorism agent.20,21 Smallpox was endemic ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society (2015)

by Sarah E. Boslaugh

As these signs are manifested, the body produces antibodies—immunoglobulins with specific antigen-binding activity—against the Variola virus (as well as other orthopoxviruses). Studies suggest that the vaccine provides strong immunity for ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2009)

by Mosby

smallpox virus,variola virus. small saphenous vein,a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2007)

Modern Methodologies by Michel Tibayrenc

Variola virus ( including ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Human and Medical Virology (2010)

by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel

Variola Virus Smallpox is caused by variola major virus (VARV), which is a member of family Poxviridae, subfamily Chordopoxviriniae, genus Orthopoxvirus. VARV is a 200–250 nm brickshaped enveloped virus with a double-stranded DNA ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crisis Management (2013)

by K. Bradley Penuel, Matt Statler, Ryan Hagen

Definition and History of Smallpox Smallpox is a viral disease caused by the variola virus, a member of the family poxviruses. The disease is strictly transmitted from human to human—no animal reservoir is known for smallpox. Infected ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Variola virus, a poxvirus closely related to MCV, is notorious for the deadly disease that it causes in humans, smallpox.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

smallpox virus, variola virus. small saphenous vein, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

VAR (variola virus), VV (vaccinia virus).

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

smallpox virus, variola virus. small saphenous vein, ...

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