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What are the symptoms of small pox?
- Fever Malaise
What are the two strains of Small pox?
- Variola major
- Variola minor
What strain of smallpox is highly virulent, cause toxemia, shock and intravascular coagulation?
What are the symptoms of variola major?
- Intravascular coagulation
when did routine vaccination of small pox end in the U.S.?
When was Small pox considered eradicated?
When was the small pox vaccine reintroduced?
2002 for military and medical personnel
What group of people are expected to receive the small pox vaccine?
Military and medical personnel
What group does Molluscum contagiosum usually infect?
How is Molluscum contagiosum transmitted?
What is Molluscum Contagiosum considered in the U.S.?
Where are lesions of Molluscum Contagiosum found?
Describe the lesions of Molluscum Contagiosum:
Small Smooth macules in genital and thigh area
What is the treatment for Molluscum Contagiosum?
- Electric caudry
- Chemical agents
What group suffers from an atypical form of Molluscum Contagiosum that attacks the skin and face, leading to tumor-like growth?
What zooinotic pox viruses are humans susceptible to?
Cowpox and monkeypox
What zooinotic pox viruses exist?
What are the symptoms of monkeypox in humans?
- Swollen lymph nodes
What can prevent monkey pox?
Small pox vaccine
How common is cowpox in humans?
Where is cowpox usually confined to on the body?
- Other cutaneous sites can be involved too
Vaccinia virus is a distinct species of what type of Poxvirus?
What is Vaccinia virus used for?
to make the smallpox vaccine
What are the clinical features of the Vaccinia virus?
- Localized pustular lesion at the site of inoculation
- Swelling and drainage of the lymph nodes
Are secondary lesions common with Vaccinia virus?
What groups may get secondary lesions with inoculation of the Vaccinia virus?
What is the mechanism for secondary lesions of the Vaccinia virus?
Mechanical transfer from primary inoculation site