13. Poxvirus Infections

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén3,4,
  2. J. Paul Duff5 and
  3. Anna Meredith6
  1. Debra Bourne MA, VetMB, PhD, MRCVS1,
  2. J. Paul Duff5 and
  3. Turid Vikøren DVM, PhD2

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch13

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Bourne, D., Duff, J. P. and Vikøren, T. (2012) Poxvirus Infections, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 4

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 5

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 6

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wildlife Information Network, Twycross Zoo – East Midland Zoological Society, Atherstone, UK

  2. 2

    Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway

  3. 5

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442

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Keywords:

  • poxvirus infections;
  • poxviruses, of Poxviridae, Chordopoxvirinae and Entomopoxvirinae;
  • poxviruses, naming as per hosts/species, Fowlpox/Sealpox;
  • avian pox, poxviruses and birds within Avipoxvirus;
  • avipoxvirus transmission, contact/lacerated/injured skin;
  • localized epithelial hyperplasia/hypertrophy;
  • avipoxvirus in birds, host susceptibility/virus virulence;
  • SQPD, pathogen-mediated, of invasive and native species;
  • SQPV, and exudative erythematous dermatitis/severe dehydration;
  • vaccine conferring immunity, orf vaccine in cross-protect

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Avian Pox

  • Squirrelpox

  • Myxomatosis and Other Leporipoxvirus Infections

  • Sealpox and Cetacean Pox

  • Cowpox

  • Contagious Ecthyma

  • Other Poxviral Diseases

  • References