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The Molecular Pathogenesis of Poxviruses

  • P. C. Turner
  • R. W. Moyer
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Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 163)


Over the years, there have been a number of excellent reviews and articles which discuss aspects of orthopoxvirus virulence and pathogenesis (Fenner 1948a; Fenner 1948b; Fenner 1949a; Fenner 1949b; Fenner and Cairns 1959; Mims 1964; Blanden 1970; Blanden 1971a; Blanden 1971b; Jacoby et al. 1983; Jacoby and Bhatt 1987; Bhatt and Jacoby 1987a; Bhatt and Jacoby 1987b; Bhatt et al. 1988; Fenner et al. 1988a; Fenner et al. 1988b; Joklik et al. 1988). In particular, we would refer readers to the recent, excellent book by Fenner, Wittek and Dumbell (1989) upon which we have drawn extensively for this review and that provides over 40 years of personal perspectives on the subject.


Vaccinia Virus Inverted Terminal Repetition Myxoma Virus Fowlpox Virus Cowpox Virus 
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  • P. C. Turner
    • 1
  • R. W. Moyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Immunology and Medical Microbiology, College of MedicineUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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