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MILKER NODULE [1 record]

Record 1 2004-09-20


Subject field(s)
  • Animal Diseases

Pseudocowpox is an infectious disease of the skin of teats of cows caused by a paravaccinia virus. Typical lesions commence as erythema, progress to a vesicle, pustule or scab which is shed leaving a horseshoe-shaped ring of small scabs. Persons milking the cows may develop lesions on their hands.


Caused by the parapoxvirus (also called the paravaccinia virus)


  • Maladies des animaux

Maladie à virus de la vache qui peut se transmettre aux trayeurs sous la forme d'un nodule pseudo-tumoral sur les mains et les avant-bras.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Enfermedades de los animales
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