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What is Cowpox?

What is Cowpox?

  • Cowpox: A skin disease caused by the cowpox virus. The virus tends to occur in cows but can be transmitted to humans. Exposure usually occurs when hand-milking infected cows.
  • Cowpox: A mild, eruptive skin disease of milk cows caused by COWPOX VIRUS, with lesions occurring principally on the udder and teats. Human infection may occur while milking an infected animal.
    Source - Diseases Database

Cowpox: Introduction

Types of Cowpox:

Broader types of Cowpox:

How serious is Cowpox?

Prognosis of Cowpox: Usually the skin blisters heal on their own but severe cases may require treatment with antivaccina immunoglobulin.
Complications of Cowpox: see complications of Cowpox

What causes Cowpox?

Causes of Cowpox: see causes of Cowpox

What are the symptoms of Cowpox?

Symptoms of Cowpox: see symptoms of Cowpox

Complications of Cowpox: see complications of Cowpox

Can anyone else get Cowpox?

More information: see contagiousness of Cowpox
Inheritance: see inheritance of Cowpox

Cowpox: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cowpox.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cowpox: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cowpox.
Treatments for Cowpox: see treatments for Cowpox
Research for Cowpox: see research for Cowpox

Name and Aliases of Cowpox

Main name of condition: Cowpox

Other names or spellings for Cowpox:

Cowpox virus infection

Cow pox virus Source - Diseases Database


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