Isolation of a Viral Agent from Pseudocowpox Disease

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Science  06 Sep 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3584, pp. 915-916
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3584.915


A virus with characteristics similar to the pox group was isolated in tissue culture from bovine skin and oral lesions typical of pseudocowpox. The properties of this agent, certain of which differ from vaccinia virus, suggest that the isolate is the etiologic agent of the pseudocowpox syndrome.