Camelpox and its risk to the human population.

  title={Camelpox and its risk to the human population.},
  author={Zdeněk Je{\vz}ek and Bohum{\'i}r Kř{\'i}{\vz} and V Rothbauer},
  journal={Journal of hygiene, epidemiology, microbiology, and immunology},
  volume={27 1},
Camelpox is mainly of economic importance due to its relatively high mortality, loss of condition and fall in milk production and weight of affected camels. Clinically, two distinct types can be distinguished: the severe, generalized form, which appeared more frequently among young animals and the milder, localized form encountered more often in older camels. A higher incidence of illness and a twice higher case fatality rate were observed among male camels. Deaths occurred in 30% of the… CONTINUE READING

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