Zoonotic poxvirus infections in humans.

  title={Zoonotic poxvirus infections in humans.},
  author={Sue Lewis-Jones},
  journal={Current opinion in infectious diseases},
  volume={17 2},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The 2003 USA monkeypox epidemic caused by imported African rodents, newly emergent poxvirus zoonoses in Brazil and the possible use of variola virus for biological warfare has led to renewed interest in poxviruses and anti-poxviral therapies. Increasing foreign travel and importation of exotic animal species increases the likelihood of poxvirus infections occurring outside their usual geographical range and diagnostic delay has important implications. The present review… CONTINUE READING
41 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 41 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…