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Poxviridae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Poxviridae
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.650
Unique ID
D011212
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011212
Annotation
a family of DNA viruses; infection = POXVIRIDAE INFECTIONS
Scope Note
A family of double-stranded DNA viruses infecting mammals (including humans), birds and insects. There are two subfamilies: CHORDOPOXVIRINAE, poxviruses of vertebrates, and ENTOMOPOXVIRINAE, poxviruses of insects.
Entry Term(s)
Poxviruses
Registry Number
txid10240
NLM Classification #
QW 165.5.P6
Public MeSH Note
81; was POXVIRUSES 1975-80, was POXVIRUS 1963-74
Online Note
use POXVIRIDAE to search POXVIRUSES 1975-80 & POXVIRUS 1966-74
History Note
81; was POXVIRUSES 1975-80, was POXVIRUS 1963-74
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Poxviridae Preferred
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