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Molluscipoxvirus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Molluscipoxvirus
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.650.160.550
Unique ID
D018169
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018169
Annotation
a genus of the subfamily Chordopoxvirinae; mollusci- refers to agent of the disease molluscum contagiosum, not to mollusks; infection: coord IM with POXVIRIDAE INFECTIONS (IM)
Scope Note
A genus of POXVIRIDAE, subfamily CHORDOPOXVIRINAE, infecting humans. Transmission is by direct contact among children, by sexual contact among young adults, or by fomites. MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM VIRUS is the type species.
Registry Number
txid10278
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/04
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Molluscipoxvirus Preferred
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